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For Immunization Titer Do They Check For 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
Ask the Experts

can i be positive 2?

i have a friend whose boyfriend is a hep b friend told me that they had unprotected sex 4 times friend is an RN and had completed her 3 doses vaccine..can she be positive with hepa b 2 like what her boyfriend have?..what must...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...should check her anti-HBs titers to be certain that they are protective.Unprotected sex however still carries other risks such as HIV, Human papilloma virus acquisition, and other STDs. Read more »

Failed vaccine or dropping antibodies level?

I completed my hep B vaccine a few years ago. Had a recent possible exposure but tested negative up to 12 weeks for both HIV and hep B. However, the hep B test also showed I am not immuned.1) How common is it for for normal individuals not to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You ask good questions.1. It does happen. That is why we check surface antibody titers to be certain they work in persons at high risk (eg has a partner with HBV)2. Either scenario could be possible.3. Doubt that. Read more »

Hepatitis B and oral sex

I am confused by how hepatitis B is spread. I had unprotected oral sex and came into contact with semen. My gums do not bleed, and I had no mouth or lip sores. I tested negative for HIV five months after the exposure. This was a one time incident, I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
1. I do not consider you at risk for hepatitis B from this exposure. This is due to exposure to contaminated blood.2. Your levels of protective antibody are low. Yes I would get another HBV dose to boost your levels above 10. I am sure one dose will... Read more »

Mumps vaccine confusion

I work in the medical field and am starting a new job fairly soon,during my pre-employement physical they had titers drawn to check for immunizations,and found i need a Hep B booster and a booster for the Mumps vaccine,i contacted my HIV clinic,to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should not get a mumps booster. The CDC and I agree on this point. I'll post some information from the archives about HIV and vaccinations (including mumps) below. Stay well. Good luck with the new job.Dr. Bob mumps? I love you Dr. Bob!Apr 28,... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented a detailed operational plan for implementing a large-scale smallpox vaccination. 1 The purpose of this article is to review the CDC plan and the relevant issues as applied to... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Stimulating Vaccine Development:

...strategy are numerous, explained McInnes. "Young infants are vulnerable to numerous infections but they are least responsive to active immunization. Pregnant women do have access to healthcare and they do respond well to vaccines. IgG antibodies... Read more »
The Body PRO

Non-Circumcision Among Men May Play Role in Failure of Merck's Adenovirus-Based HIV Vaccine

...risk for acquiring HIV -- if you were circumcised, that seemed to blunt your increased vulnerability to HIV infection following vaccination. So people who were circumcised did much better regardless of their adenovirus 5 immunity at baseline,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Merck HIV Vaccine Trial Results: Hopes Dim for Struggling Field

...One of the yawning information gaps highlighted by the Merck HIV vaccine trial is the absence of data regarding the impact of vaccination on adenovirus-specific T-cell immune responses. Although it was logical for researchers to focus on the... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee After 26 months on a single injection Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...coexisting EBV? - There are various studies state that at my age and the extended AVS (sick for 4 months)I will progree to AIDS in a short period of time( 5-6 years) Any way to delay that? - Are there any implications to the five undetectable... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

This is not thrustworthy I would say.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...exposure. YES, 30 MONTHS. During this period my viral load was always undetectable, I had a negative DNA PCR, a negative culture for HIV-1, but I always felt sick and my lymph nodes were always enlarged and painful and my spleen was also... Read more »