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Culture And Hiv

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HIV/throat culture

Can a throat culture accurately detect HIV infection?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... Hi,No, it cannot. Throat cultures are used to diagnose conditions such as strep throat, not HIV. The only way to diagnose HIV is with an HIV-specific test. There are HIV-diagnostic tests that use oral fluids and are obtained Read more »

will Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen?

Hi Doc.Its me again, I have mailed you my question earlier. but didnt receive any reply...I am 34... Read more »

No HIV in boold culture

Thanks for being here. I may have contracted no more than 8 years ago. Three years ago I was told I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Role of Culture in HIV Prevention in Uganda

... IRIN/ PlusNews examines HIV prevention strategies in Uganda in relation to the "debate about whether 'multiple concurrent partnerships' are indeed one of Read more »

Men, Culture and HIV/AIDS

... Key Messages Men are influenced by cultural norms regarding manhood, some of which are very negative in the context of HIV. For social, cultural and economic reasons, men are often in a stronger position in their relationships with women.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambique Health Official Calls for Research Into Culture to Understand Spread of HIV

...that more research into the cultural habits of Mozambicans is needed to determine how these factors contribute to the spread of HIV, AIM/ reports. Speaking at the National Youth Meeting in the province of Sofala, Libombo said that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cultural Practices in Namibia Hinder HIV Prevention, Group Says

... Cultural practices in Namibia are hampering the "ABC" HIV-prevention strategy -- which stands for abstinence until marriage, be faithful and use condoms -- members of the Women's Leadership Read more »
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Viral culture test for hiv. gmanbill?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me if having a viral culture is a good idea, for finding hiv.ive already had dna,bdna,pcr,antibodys,antigen. Read more »


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hiv is a myth?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I dont understand how some people claim HIV is a myth. I wanted to copy down some Dr. Rodney Richards, PhD, Biochemist, Founding scientist for the biotech company Amgen. Read more »

a year or more

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read an article about a month ago and it said in some rare documented cases that some people didnt produce any antibodies to detect but i dont know if it took longer then a year or if it took like a year so i was jw if anyone knew the conclusion... Read more »