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Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm thus worried that I might end up i court if a condom should burst. That said, there has been few trials, but it's still worrisome. I thus wonder if it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello to you in Norway,Detailed genetic testing can sometimes determine the source of one's HIV. This requires testing of both the "patient" and the "source(s)".Be well,BY Read more »

How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals,... Read more »

Particular Case on HIV Testing

Dear Dr. Conway,Have submitted this question several times but never got an answer so I'm hoping... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Increasing Among Young MSM in New York City Despite Drop in Overall New Cases, New York Times Reports

...According to the Times , New York City has the highest number of AIDS cases nationwide at 100,000 and has one of the highest HIV incidences (Kershaw, New York Times , 1/2). Back to other news for January 2008 Search the Newsroom archive ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Polish Prime Minister Meets With Libyan Officials to Discuss Case of Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced in HIV Case

...Minister Marek Belka on Wednesday after discussions with Libyan leaders was "h[olding] out hope" for a negotiated settlement in the case of five Bulgarian nurses who were sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting 428 Libyan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northwest China Region Reports Sharp Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... The Gansu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that HIV/AIDS case reports in the mountainous northwestern province rose by 50 percent last year to 216. "The main reason behind the rising number Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Increasing in Czech Republic; Most Cases Reported Among Men

...Prague Daily Monitor reports. Ten new HIV cases were registered in December 2008 alone. The total number of people living with HIV in the Czech Republic is estimated to be about 1,000, with 80% of cases occurring among men. Hlavaty said that... Read more »
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Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...level that is enought to control the viral load but not enough to be picked up? I know that cd4s can drop severely in initial HIV infection. I've been in low range ever since. 2. Is it possible for an exposure to occur where the person may... Read more »

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005) New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV ERIKA CHECK Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected sex. [WASHINGTON] Read more »

Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
...Lifelong AIDS Alliance Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services Read more »