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Are There Some Individuals Who Are Immune To Hiv

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HIV to AIDS immune system

Hello Dr. McGovern, can you tell me what changes occur in the immune system when an HIV patient becomes an AIDS patient?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...count less than 200 cells or the onset of a particular type of illness that suggests a weakened immune system. Please refer your HIV questions to the HIV forum. Read more »

Innate Immunity for HIV?? (DELTA 32 MUTATION, 2011)

Hi Doctor. (Love your Humor)I was wondering if someone can be immune from getting HIV/AIDS. I was... Read more »

immune to HIV

I do have a question so i have been pos. for two years first three months i was undetectable the i... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Suggests Immune Systems of Untreated HIV-Infected Individuals May Deteriorate Faster Than Previously Thought

...public health policy. The SETPOINT study has been conducted by the Acute Infection and Early Disease Research Program and the AIDS Clinical Trials Group, both funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...provided a wealth of data, the interpretations of these data often remain contested. Types of Immune Assays The emergence of AIDS in the early 1980s created a number of challenges for researchers and doctors. The first of these was to identify... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

A New Approach: Immune-Based Treatments Against HIV

...Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Berger serves on the Medical Issues Committee for the State of Illinois and the Board of Directors for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Dr. Berger can be reached at DSBergerMD@aol.com or (773) 296-2400. Got a comment... Read more »
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Understanding the Conundrum of Immune Activation in HIV/AIDS

...arms) allows it to conquer an invading pathogen (see VAX July 2008 Special Issue , Understanding the Immune System and AIDS Vaccine Strategies ). But HIV is unique in that it directly attacks the cells of the immune system, slowly breaking... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Compromised immune system always = HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...seems very frightening and I wonder if I really could have it. All the websites say that chronic infections can be because of HIV/AIDS. I just don't know what to think. I am upset and my poor wife is very upset as well. Read more »

CDC says

Posted by Anonymous
...The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection are actually looking for antibodies produced by an individuals immune system when they are exposed to HIV. Most people Read more »

This is What The CDC Says

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... "The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection are actually looking for antibodies produced by an individuals immune system when they are exposed to HIV. Most people Read more »