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Dealing With Influenza When You Are Hiv Positive

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Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent Read more »

The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

I was reading your archives and came across a question about the correlation between false... Read more »

HIV test indeterminate due to flu infection?

Hi BobI went to the doctor feeling crook on Tuesday, muslce aches, freezing, turned out I had 39... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Enrolling HIV-Positive Adults

... HIV-infected adults currently are being recruited to participate in a clinical trial of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine. The study, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes Read more »
The Body

What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

... [Editor's Note: This interview was initially posted on April 29, 2009, when the virus formally known as novel influenza A (H1N1) was just beginning to spread worldwide. We will continue to periodically update this article as needed to ensure Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Doesn't Increase Swine Flu (H1N1) Death Risk, Study Suggests

... Having HIV doesn't make you any more likely to die from H1N1 influenza (also known as swine flu), according to a new French study . 1 Many HIV-positive people had feared that HIV might be Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People at Increased Risk of New Flu Strain, WHO Says

... HIV-positive people worldwide are at an increased risk of the H1N1 flu strain, the World Health Organization said on Saturday in guidelines for health workers published on its Web site, Reuters Read more »
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hiv flu/please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does the flu come like the stomach flu, very quickly with little notice with violent vomiting and aches and pains then diminishing quickly Read more »

HIV RNA?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...on The Body: Shortly after getting infected with HIV, many patients have an acute (or "primary") HIV infection, a period of flu-like illness with symptoms like fever and malaise that could be caused by influenza or many other diseases. Many... Read more »

Everyone Reacts Positive on HIV Elisa Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.robertogiraldo.com/eng/papers/EveryoneTestsPositive.html Read more »

KISSING INFLUENZA!!

Posted by AussieDude, 1 Reply
...exchanged between us. And today its 22th june, wen i woke up in morning i found out that i m having some coughs, nausea and soem flu like illness but the Thermometer is not showing me any Fever. she calls me every day I ask her the same Question... Read more »