Diagram Of Hiv Virus
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University of British ColumbiaYou are right to say that some people who are severely immunosuppressed (as you may be) can have a false negative HIV antibody test. In that setting, the best test to determine infection becomes a PCR test, or some other antigen detection assay.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yep, unfortunately this is indeed a possibility! How often this occurs, we do not know, but there are now several well documented cases of both "superinfection" (acquiring a second distinct and possibly more aggressive HIV strain)... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIn the example you state, wild type is relative. Wild type means the naturally occurring HIV, in the absence of drug pressure. In almost all cases, wild type virus does not have drug mutations contained in it's genetic sequence. Resistant virus... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineResearchers are working on substances that block the receptor sites for the virus on immune system cells, so you are right on track about that. I don't think the concept of "infecting" HIV with another virus is a viable approach.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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Posted by umavanukurispace shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThere is a virus in this board,uneducated,selfish,sick people that steal names and post very off and stupid info.
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Posted by new2this2010This is great news.
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