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Factor-8 And Hiv

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

...or "Behavioral" Hypothesis AIDS and Injection Drug Users Sex and the AIDS Epidemic Drug Use in the Pre-AIDS Era AZT and AIDS Disease Progression Despite Antibodies Risks Associated with Transfusion Exposure to Factor VIII Distribution of AIDS Cases AIDS in Africa Conclusion References Introduction The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is characterized by the progressive loss of the CD4+ helper/inducer...
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Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection. Read more »

WORRIED,PLEASE ANSWER!!!

First of all I was tested for HIV 2 years ago when I was pregnant with my 1st child and it was negative and that was 8 years after any possible exposure.I have been having some burning in my mouth andI noticed today that I have a little bump with a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...I would doubt HIV is a factor since it has been 8 years after your last possible exposure. What you have described does NOT sound like thrush. Read more »

Please give Hi there me your opinion

Hi there I am freaking out My wife and I are having fertility problems and went to IVF. I was tested for HIV and the icma or elias came back positive. the western blot came back indeterminate with only p24 showing up. I have never used drugs and...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You need a repeat HIV ELISA and western blot about 1-3 months after this last test. Read more »

Please give me your opinion

Hi DR.I am freaking out My wife and I are having fertility problems and went to IVF. I was tested for HIV and the icma or elias came back positive. the western blot came back indeterminate with only p24 showing up. I have never used drugs and...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...The results are not conclusive and further testing is needed. I would at least get an HIV RNA of the blood plasma (HIV viral load) test done. The antibody tests should be repeated about a month after the last test. Read more »
Articles
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Swaziland: AHF Launches Free Condom and HIV Testing Campaign in Manzini

... US' largest AIDS Group, a key partner in the Lamvelase Help Centre in Manzini providing HIV/AIDS medical care and lifesaving antiretroviral treatment, Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

AHF Will Supply $1 Million in Free AIDS Drugs to Florida Wait List Patients

... Ft. Lauderdale -- As the State of Florida grapples with a budget shortfall that has crippled its AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and forced the state to potentially disenroll 350 Florida patients already on ADAP as well as Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

AHF Meets With WHO & UNAIDS, Urges Swift Action on Access to AIDS Treatment, Testing and Condoms

... An international delegation from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) met today with officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

AHF to Dr. Fauci and the CDC: "Show Us the AIDS Numbers"

... New York -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is calling for the immediate release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) latest Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
...Lexica 2 nights ago after his body sort of shut down. The Reyataz seems to have built up in his system. That's our feeling. His Factor VIII coverage is more than adequate - his infusions (intervals and amounts) indicate it's near impossible that... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV resistance outside body

Posted by Anonymous
...1985, thousands of hemophiliacs around the world were given units of reconstituted, dried, hemophiliac cryoprecipitate known as Factor VIII. Unfortunately, this blood product had not been specifically heat treated to kill the HIV virus. Thus the... Read more »

Need help for children with hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...young man (Brother 1) who tested negative for HIV antibodies in 1989 and subsequently received only heat treated high purity Factor VIII had seroconverted by January 1992. His CD4 count had declined from 1,102 to 846/500 between 1985 and 1987,... Read more »