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Cardiac In Hiv Ppt

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ppt tubes and timelines

I have a question regarding the use of PPT tubes for HIV PCR RNA/DNA testing. My local hospital collection facility collected my blood specimen in a PPT tube on June 4 at 3:04 The lab centrifuged the specimen within two hours but then stored it at...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
HIV RNA is very stable in PPT tubes. Once blood is spun in these tubes, the plasma can support RNA well, either frozen or at room temperature for a few days.... Read more »

hiv meds and cardiac arrest

hi is there a direct link with the use of HIV meds and cardiac arrest?... Read more »

cardiac problem because of Hiv

Dear Doc,My cousin has hiv since past 11years. As of the past month she was breathless and hence a... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Sudden Cardiac Death Rate 4.5 Times Higher With HIV Than Without HIV

HIV-positive people in a 2860-person San Francisco study had sudden cardiac death at a rate 4.5 times higher than would be expected in a local HIV-negative population. 1 Sudden cardiac death explained 13% of all deaths in this HIV group and 86% of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Higher in HIV Patients

Sudden cardiac death, which occurs when the heart unexpectedly stops, was second only to AIDS as a leading cause of death among HIV patients in a new 10-year study. The results indicate that even if their virus is under control and they appear... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cardiac Concerns

Addressing the blood fat problems -- sky-high triglycerides, often combined with increased total cholesterol, increased LDL cholesterol (the bad or lousy kind of cholesterol) and decreased HDL cholesterol (the good or healthy kind) -- that many... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Several Risk Factors for Heart Problems Can Be Changed by People With HIV

A study of almost 700 people with HIV found high ratesof heart function problems at an earlier age than wouldbe expected in the general US population. 1 Several of the factors that contributed to these heart problems -- like smoking, high weight,... Read more »
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Articles on Cardiac Arrest: The Causes & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cardiac Arrest is life-and-death emergency -- every second counts. It is one of the leading causes of death among adults.
This is an Article at which has information on Cardiac... Read more »

Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
Here's a short power point presentation

One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking their... Read more »

TENGO SINTOMA, tengo miedo de que sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Mi vida era casi perfecta, con mi novia de hace 7 aos, un trabajo muy bueno, me estoy por recibir de analista de sistemas, pero todo se derrumbo cuando conoci a una chica (infiel a mi novia) y tuve relaciones con ella, siempre me cuide con... Read more »

HIV negativos con sntomas crnicos - como van?

Posted by Sherezade, 4 Replies
Hola a todos,

Quera saber como iban mis amigos que aunque tienen pruebas negativas de HIV siguen con sntomas crnicos. Por mi parte, voy mejorando (muy lentamente) pero mejorando al fin con Cymbalta 60 mg una vez al da. Todava tengo algunos sntomas... Read more »