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Dna Vaccine Plasmids Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people
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HIV-1 DNA by PCR test and HIV-1 Abs test

Hi, I took the tests above on the 36th day after exposure. Both tests came negative, (I'm not in any med, never tested positive)However, I'm wondering how accurate these results are? Should I repeat the tests, when? What was the posibility of...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Shortly after an exposure the HIV ab test may not have time to turn positive. Usually the earliest would be by 2 weeks and most will be positive by 6 weeks. Read more »

diffrence beetween dna pcr and rna pcr for hiv

dear sir as you said to me yesterd(Your negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable quantitative HIV PCR RNA out to 16 months from your "intercourse with many ladies" are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative) but sir i have dna pcr for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PCR DNA; however, this difference does not affect my assessment of your situation. You remain definitively and conclusively HIV negative. Sorry for my typo!Dr. Bob Read more »


Dear Dr.I have been seeing a lot on the wb regarding gene therapy, DNA vaccines and what not. Can anyone add some light to these findings?ThanksBrooklyn NY
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...( and are good places to search. If you want to hear talks and read summaries from the recent state of the are AIDS vaccine 2001 conference, check out the conference web site at surfingATP Read more »

Peter Duesberg

Hi! I am a Rgistered Nurse and HIV positive. I have been positive for 2 years. I have not had to start taking any medications. My las viral load was <50 undetectable and my CD4+ was 577. I have a question about a book I've been reading. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Surveillance Report 1999 11, 1-44 (1999). 10. Liska, V. et al. Viremia and AIDS in rhesus macaques after intramuscular inoculation of plasmid DNA encoding full-length SIVmac239. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses 15, 445-450 (1999). | Article | PubMed |... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Simian Success

...funded by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the study showed that monkeys immunized with a DNA vaccine and the cytokine Interleukin-2 (IL-2) fused to an immunoglobulin molecule (Ig) appear to be protected... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Status Report on HIV Vaccine Development

...several different approaches. In addition, some vaccines potentially may be used as both preventive and treatment therapies. DNA Vaccines DNA vaccines, which have generated a great deal of interest since the mid-1990s, are significantly... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Large HIV Vaccine Trial Begins

...devoting increasing resources to its DNA-based vaccine research (see chart ). Wyeth- Lederle is collaborating with Apollon on DNA vaccine development. But other traditional vaccine manufacturers such as SmithKline Beecham have an extremely... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...antibodies generated against antibodies to the virus. plasmid DNA vaccine (nucleic acid vaccine) : direct injection of... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...days past exposure. I've also read elsewhere that they actually can detect the virus after just days. Because it looks for HIV DNA not the body's immune response which takes weeks to months. I took one at 16 days post incident, did I wast my... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
...test and I pay big bucks to make sure i'm home free so I can live life to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M GOING TOO GET... Read more »


Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
.... Can someone please tackle this? Point is, if the DNA PCR test can determine the presence of HIV as soon as the symptoms of ARS are felt, then it may make some sense to counsel people who are going out of their minds waiting Read more »