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Characteristics Of Hiv Phases

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dormant phase for hiv

is this true that hiv virus can remain inside human body dormant for years & during this period of time person will not test positive to antibody test? what is window period after needle stick injury?
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
Yes it can remain dormant, no the antibody test will be positive. Read more »

Re: HIV testing during acute HBV phase

Does your answer to this also apply to acute HCV and an antibody test at three months?Specifically... Read more »

HIV testing during acute HBV phase

i was in the hospital with acute hepatitis b infection. at that time i was tested for HIV with and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase I Trial of Italian HIV Vaccine Trial Successful, Researchers Say; Phase II to Test Vaccine in Africa

...Italian researchers on Tuesday announced they have completed a Phase I trial of an HIV/AIDS vaccine, with all volunteers producing HIV-specific antibodies, Xinhuanet reports (Xinhuanet, 7/5). Barbara Ensoli, the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Willingness to Participate and Enroll in a Phase 3 Preventive HIV-1 Vaccine Trial

...Characterizing high-risk populations who are willing to participate (WTP) in HIV vaccine trials is important for assessing the feasibility of large-scale efficacy trials. This study examined WTP in an HIV vaccine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

G20 Preview: Obama to Propose Phasing Out of Fossil Fuel Subsidies; HIV/AIDS Protesters Take to Streets in Pittsburgh

...agree to any plans to slash them," the news service adds (9/23). In related news, AP/CBS3 reports on a group of more than 100 HIV/AIDS advocates who took to the streets Tuesday in Pittsburgh in preparation for the G20 summit "demanding the... Read more »

Schering-Plough Initiates Phase II Study With Vicriviroc in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients

...clinical study with vicriviroc, its investigational CCR5 antagonist, for use in first-line therapy of adult treatment-naive HIV-infected patients with R5-type virus only. Vicriviroc is a next-generation HIV entry inhibitor designed to prevent the... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms Read more »


Posted by Malcolm4u, 1 Reply
...several months and at this point just want to say WTF?! I think this is another case of good drug, bad company and people with HIV are going to get screwed in the end. They have this amazing data in phase 2a where people on the trial were able... Read more »

IL-2 in Phase III

Posted by Anonymous
... IL-2 for HIV in Phase III Read more »


Posted by DRLove, 1 Reply
...DR Love thinks he loves KP-1461, an experimental HIV drug already in a phase II trial, works so differently from other antiretrovirals that at first glance it looked like science Read more »