Does Hiv Mutate
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North Shore University HospitalThe genetic material of HIV is in the form of RNA. Our genes are made from DNA. In order for the virus to be able to complete it's life cycle, it must convert it's RNA gene into a DNA gene. This is done by a protein that the virus... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineGo to: http://www.iasusa.org, and on the left side tabs, go to resistance mutations. That will lead to a table that shows all the HIV medication associated mutations.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou are mixing different assays together. ELISA and western blot measure antibodies. Unlikely that mutations would affect detection of these. In situ hybridization measures certain regions of HIV DNA, and could be affected by one or more mutations.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe assays are constantly updated. So they take into account changes that the virus is undergoing. HIV-1 Viral load, PCR and WB would not react if HIV-2 infection were present. Rarely, HIV-1 ELISA tests have been positive when HIV-2 were present.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyRecently Is that true the fact that exist mutated hiv(can't detect Antibody test)?
If the fact's true.. How should we do?
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Posted by ashler1977, 1 ReplyExcellent news!
SYDNEY (January 16, 2013) An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.
David Harrich from... Read more »
Posted by drnsee, 3 RepliesI'm aware that the HIV virus itself may mutate over time. However, my partner who has had HIV twice as long as I have heard that it actually mutates your own [human] DNA. That it integrates into your system so much that this happens over time.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIs it possible to have an undetectable or mutated hiv strain? Possible exposure 8 years ago, -ve elisa and DNA PCR taken in the past 4 months. Tons of symptoms within the last year or so.... candida interigo rash, HPV oral warts, proximal toe nail... Read more »
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