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Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T cells represents a major barrier to virus eradication in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Eliminating the latent HIV-1 reservoir...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.It's a very long way from early clinical science to a drug, never mind being "very close to the cure". Even for less revolutionary discoveries, it can take many years of testing and clinical trials to establish... Read more »

HIV @ isolation

HelloThank you for all the work you do on this site. My question pertains to the isolation caused... Read more »

banana and hiv

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Decreased Replication Capacity of HIV-1 Clinical Isolates Containing K65R or M184V RT Mutations

... Decreased Replication Capacity of HIV-1 Clinical Isolates Containing K65R or M184V RT Mutations (Poster 616) Authored by M.D. Miller, K.L. White, C.J. Petropoulos, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Minister Won't Apologize for Comments on Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Kenyan Minister of Special Programmes Esther Murugi on Tuesday refused to issue an apology for her comments regarding isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus despite growing criticism from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Minister Issues Apology for Statements Regarding Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Kenyan Special Programmes Minister Esther Murugi on Thursday issued an apology for her comments regarding isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a way to prevent the spread of the virus, Capital News reports. She did, "however defen[d] Read more »
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subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've read, the antibody and PCRs are not effective for detecting the divergent subtypes of HIV-1. In the U.S., the majority of HIV-1 isolates are subtype B and the tests here have been built with primers to detect and amplify this type. But in... Read more »

a little isolated overseas

Posted by livingpos, 2 Replies
Hi I have been reading this site and checking the posts for about a year. It has been the only connection I have to other HIV positive people. Thank you all. I am working an overseas contract and living in a country where it is illegal for aliens... Read more »

Where did HIV come from?

Posted by DUDE
...Bhattachary said, the fact that HIV originated before the polio vaccine means ``you can probably discount that scenario'' A type of AIDS virus called HIV2, which occurs mostly in Africa, may have originated from sooty mangabeys, a type of... Read more »

SUPER INFECTION NOW 5% OF NEW DIAGNOSIS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...skyrocketed from 12,000 to over 600,000 copies. Was this the result of transient superinfection with a wild-type (more fit) HIV-1 isolate during treatment interruption or the selection of a pre-existent virus established during an original HIV-1... Read more »