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Different Types Of Hepatitis

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Question about different types of HBVDNA testing

Hi Dr.-This may be a good question. One that I've been trying to figure out. When a doctor tests your HBVDNA, it seems that there are many different types of tests. Some say <30,000 copies/ML means you are Non-Detectable while others say...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Testing for Hepatitis B virus levels has become very complicated because there are many different tests with different abilities to detect virus. Some are very sensitive and can detect extremely low levels of virus; others are less sensitive.... Read more »

types and cures of hep b

are there different types or stages of hepatitis b.can they all be cured or not... Read more »

Are there different types of HIV?

A guy that I have dated on and off contracted HIV many years ago through a blood transfusion. He... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C: Similarities and Differences

Characteristic HIV HCV Type of virus and howtransmitted Bloodborne. Also present in semen, vaginalfluid and breast milk Bloodborne. Also may be present insemen and vaginal fluid Whether sexualtransmission occurs ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Taking Among Transgender Male-to-Female Youths With Different Partner Types

Associations between partner types (main, casual or commercial) and sexual risk behaviors of sexually active male-to-female (transgender female) young people were examined in the current study. In Los Angeles and Chicago, the researchers... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Simeprevir and Different Strains of HCV

Like many viruses, there is more than one type or strain of HCV. These strains are called genotypes and are broadly distributed as follows: genotype 1 -- found throughout the world and common in North America and Western Europe genotype 2 --... Read more »

HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
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Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »

Testing types

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested at a local health department. She pricked my finger and placed several blots of my blood on a sheet of paper. Will this "dry" sample be adequate?

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vircoTYPE HIV-1

Posted by MRoss, 1 Reply
Hi folks.. hey wondering if you may give me some guidance with Geno / Pheno Tying. Had this test done, with vl &lt; 100, one hundred copies ml. Wondering if anyone has had this specific test done? Any one familuar with the accuracy of test, and... Read more »

Here is a different one for you guys - pls reply

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok had possible exposure and like so many - have been living in terror for a year. I have some different type symptoms and would like a comment or two on them.

Weight gain - about 20 pounds (opposite of symptom list)
Knees and ankles all of the... Read more »