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Hiv-2 And Haart

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Your response on HIV-2 HAART regimens

Dear Dr. Pierone,Thank you very much for your answer on HIV-2 regimens (even with your caveat that you have not personally treated HIV-2). It was very reassuring, both the fact that there are now VL tests for HIV-2 and that there are proven HAART...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...that did not consider themselves to be at risk for HIV, but nonetheless became infected from a female sexual partner. Although HIV-2 is becoming more common in Europe, it remains exceedingly rare in the United States. We will see certainly see... Read more »

HIV-2: any tried and true HAART regimens?

Dr, Pierone, How many drugs have been approved for treatment of HIV?Of these, how many are... Read more »

Please Explain Doctor About Hiv 2 (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2010)

Doctor, is Hiv 2 related to Hiv 1? That's it. Hope you answer and thanks.H.R. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Northern Thailand

...an in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence in patients taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)," the authors wrote. The knowledge gained was used in Phase II "to inform a number of interventions aimed at... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Pregnant Women on HAART Face Increased Risk of Preeclampsia and Fetal Death

...significant increase in preeclampsia and fetal death in HIV-infected pregnant women on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Records on all pregnant women who delivered at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, were reviewed from... Read more »
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Abstract 5: Cervicovaginal and Plasma HIV-1 Viral Load Among HIV-infected Women on HAART and Non-HAART Therapy

...Immunologically, 24% had a CD4 count 500 cells/mL. Regarding antiretroviral therapy, 29% were on no treatment, 35% were on non-HAART antiretroviral therapy, and 36% were on HAART. The lower limit of detection for the NASBA assay was 400... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Starting HIV-Positive Patients on HAART Early Reduces Treatment-Related Complications, Study Finds

...of Colorado Health Sciences Center and CDC and colleagues looked at the medical records of 2,304 HIV-positive patients on HAART in eight U.S. cities between 1996 and 2005. Researchers analyzed the records for three types of treatment-related... Read more »
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HIV-2?

Posted by happyheart, 1 Reply
...Hello, when is someone at risk for getting HIV-2? If your sex partner is from Egypt, are u in danger, since Egypt IS in Africa? Read more »

hiv-2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...From the U.S. never been to Africa, took a test that only tested for hiv-1, do I need to be worried about hiv-2 after unprotected sex? Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »

Test for HIV 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that there is HIV 1 and HIV 2. Do most tests look for both? Thanks for you help. Read more »