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Getting Hiv From Donating Plasma

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Need help - Feb 16, 2009 - USING HIV RNA PLASMA VIRAL LOAD

Doctor!! Greetings!!I am really very sorry for the late reply..This is with respect to the Question which i have asked and got reply from you on Feb 19, 2009 regarding RNA testing. You have suggested me to take one ELISA test at 3 months mark. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, I can with absolute confidence advise you that HIV is not the cause! Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at on your negative... Read more »

Testing for HIV in places other than plasma.

Dr. Bob,Since 2003, I have had 11 total HIV tests, all negative and these were various kinds of... Read more »


Hi Doctor,Greetings!!You and your team is doing great job!! Thankyou.I am from India. My case was... Read more »
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Poster Session 22339: A Comparison Between Seminal Plasma RNA and Blood Plasma RNA in HIV+ Men Who Receive Either Zidovudine (ZDV) Plus Lamuvidine (3TC) or ZDV Plus 3TC Plus Indinavir

...around 3.5 logs and 4.8 logs respectively. Semen plasma HIV levels could be measured down to the 1000 copies/mL level, while blood plasma was measured to the 400 copies/mL level. After 24 weeks of treatment, semen HIV levels were below... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Bayer, Roche HIV Tests for Use on Blood Plasma, Organs

... FDA has approved HIV tests made by Bayer and Roche that are able to detect the virus in blood plasma, Bloomberg News/New York Times reports ( Bloomberg News/New York Times , 3/3). Blood plasma is used in many protein-based Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Marion County, Ind., Officials Charge Five People With Knowingly Selling Their HIV-Positive Blood Plasma

...Officials in Marion County, Ind., on Thursday charged five people with allegedly selling their blood plasma despite knowledge of their HIV-positive status -- the first such cases in the county, the Indianapolis Star reports. The Read more »
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Abstract No. 331: Viral Fitness in Patients with Discordant CD4 and Plasma HIV RNA following Protease Inhibitor Failure

...protease inhibitor therapy. They offer several hypotheses: The fall in CD4 is only delayed with regard to the increase in HIV. Resistance is not fully established at the early stages of virologic failure in treatments. Therefore, since the... Read more »
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6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This virus destroys the body's ability to fight off illness, and is the cause of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). more from New Mexico AIDS InfoNet Why Should I Be Tested? - The Benefits of... Read more »

Good Day Ms. Valentine

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...back in. I know I am experiencing guilt for my short sighted actions, but am trying to cope. As many others will tell you, HIV is suppose to be 'more like a chronic illness' nowadays, but it would still be a hard fact to swallow yes? I have... Read more »

For anyone worried about false negative results.

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
...PERT assay for plasma RNA HIV-1 A new assay, called the product-enhanced reverse transcriptase (PERT) assay, provides a more accurate method of detecting plasma Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small Read more »