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Abnormal Host Response Undetectable RNA

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Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...put HIV positive people at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease. Studies of the general population indicate that metabolic abnormalities and inflammation increase the likelihood of developing this form of dementia. Many HIV positive people have... Read more »

anger management guy

It's pretty alarming that you tell me I'm not infectious to anyone, that I can freely expose people... Read more »

re: dude, I just don't buy your story

I know you don't want to have a back and forth argument about this, and that's not my intention.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...germs that are composed of genetic material bearing the code for their replication in the form of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or ribonucleic acid (RNA), along with a number of critical viral proteins, generally surrounded by a protective... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...been supplanted by newer PIs with improved resistance profiles, but without the debilitating GI problems -- mostly diarrhea. A host of drug interactions -- including other protease inhibitors -- makes this a tricky drug to balance in a regimen,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...several types of immune cells, including CD4 T cells. Therapeutic Vaccines Therapeutic vaccines improve HIV-specific T-cell responses in patients whose viral load is suppressed by ART. This should permit better control of HIV if the ART is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...(crypto) is an infection caused by the parasite Cryptosporidium . A parasites gets its nutrients from another living organism (the host). Your body is the host when you have this infection. Crypto mainly affects the intestines and causes... Read more »
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Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...hiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this assay Read more »

atypical host response

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know if and upper resipatory infection ex. mucas and swollen tonsils, whitness on the toungue ever resemble hiv infection? Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...addition to the decline in CD4+ T cell counts, qualitative impairments of CD4+ T cell function are perhaps the most characteristic abnormalities detected in HIV-1 infection. The impairment of HIV-1-specific CD4+ T cell function occurs very early... Read more »