Detection Of Hiv 1 Group O
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CDC Announces New National HIV Monitoring System to Detect New Infections, Focus Resources in High-Risk GroupsCDC officials yesterday at the 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta outlined a new HIV monitoring system, part of a nationwide effort to track new HIV cases, the Miami Herald reports (Prater, Miami Herald , 7/27). The new system... Read more »
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Stanford University, School of MedicineSubtyping HIV-1 is usually performed in research laboratories using fairly sophisticated molecular biology techniques. It involves DNA sequencing the HIV envelop, and polymerase genes primarily, and then comparing those sequences to known other... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your friend was "decleared" cured by an herbalist? Hmm. Another herbalist curing HIV/AIDS? And he's not on the cover of TIME magazine? What's up with that? Sorry Charlie, I don't believe it. The cure for HIV/AIDS has not... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesHIV is divided into two major types, HIV-1 and HIV-2. The vast majority of infections in the world are caused by HIV-1. HIV-2 is endemic in the west coast of Africa. HIV-1 is divided into groups (M, N, O) and the M group is further divided into... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeBased upon the description of your testing, your normal CD4+ cell count and undetectable viral load, it is possible that you had a false positive test for HIV. There have been several recent reviews of HIV testing, including an article by my... Read more »
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Identification of a highly divergent HIV type 2 and proposal... Read more »
Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDo conventional AIDS tests detect all subtypes?
Routine AIDS tests which are currently being used for blood screening and diagnostic purposes detect virtually all subtypes of the human immunodeficiency virus. (Most companies have modified their... Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4meHIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »
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