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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors for HIV Infection in a National Adult Population: Evidence From the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey

The authors of the current study sought to examine demographic, social, and behavioral variables as HIV risk factors among men and women in Kenya. Data from the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, a cross-sectional, population-based survey,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics and Prevalence of HIV and HSV-2 Infection: Results From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006

The team undertook the current study to describe demographic and behavioral characteristics, together with HIV and herpes simplex virus type 2 infections, among men who have sex with men (MSM) identified through a population-based nationally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Poll Reveals Surprising HIV Data

According to the Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP), only 32 percent of Kentucky adults ages 18 to 64 report that their medical provider has discussed HIV testing with them, despite CDC recommendations for routine HIV screening. The poll indicated... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv data base

is there a data base that tells you if your x partner has hiv/aids? a guy i slept with said he cought hiv from me and he said after he found out he caught it he looked me up in a data base and said i had it i have only been tested once and as far as...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I am not aware of any such data base, and given the extra confidentiality placed on HIV status, I seriously doubt that it exists. Under HIPAA law, medical providers are not allowed to give out such information without written approval. Because most... Read more »

New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in the past, there was concern about the long-term effects of HAART meds on children - who did not have a fully developed immune system when they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not the best person to answer that question. Younger persons with HIV infection often have a more pronounced CD4 recovery on effective ART compared to adults partly due to a larger/more functional thymus gland. Newer HIV regimens often get... Read more »

intent-to-treat data: what does it mean?

Often in clinical data about HIV drugs the term 'intent-to-treat' is also given. What does 'intent-to-treat' mean and how should this data be understood relative to standard results?...
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
Great question. Intent-to-treat carries forward all patients who enrolled in the study, regardless of whether they finished the study or dropped out because of side effects, toxicity, or choice. This is a more rigorous way to analyze study results.... Read more »

Confusing data/ $75 question

I will donate $75 proudly to your great foundation! I just need words of advice. On the internet there are so many misleading answers about when to take an HIV test. I had a piercing done about 4 months ago. I just recently got tested because I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your four negative HIV-antibody tests and one undetectable PCR-DNA out to three or four months after piercing are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional testing is warranted. You've had way too much... Read more »
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Window period data

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Are there some information that people test negative on Elisa just after 6/7 weeks, that tests postive after 13 weeks.

Does anybody is aware of such case?

This window period, and so many confused statement by the experts - I have not seen the case as... Read more »

Window Period Data

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are there some information that people test negative on Elisa just after 6/7 weeks, that tests postive after 13 weeks.

Does anybody is aware of such case?

This window period, and so many confused statement by the experts - I have not seen the case as... Read more »

Drug Firms Launch Web Site to Disclose Trials Data

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies





By Ben Hirschler

LONDON (Reuters) Sept 21 - The global pharmaceutical industry launched a new Web site on Wednesday giving details of clinical trials on new medicines in a bid to allay patient fears over drug safety.

The move follows criticism that... Read more »

Real testing data from CLIA...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay...if you want REAL numbers from the folks who are in charge of "evaluating" laboratory tests for
the US, this is the site...when people ask, quote and wonder what the real number are...here you go. If
you call Specialized Testing, they LOVE to... Read more »