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Hiv-2 Cases In U.s.

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HIV-2 prevalence and window period

Hello Dr. Bob -Saturday will be 12 weeks from my potential exposure and heading in on Monday for my 12 week test. Tested negative at 9 weeks, so hoping to stay and get my WOOHOO!Like a lot of other worriers out there, I'm now wondering about HIV-2....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...very low in the U.S. The CDC has updated numbers on national HIV-1 and HIV-2 statistics. Could there be tens of thousands of cases now? No, absolutely not. New York State published figures through May 2000 that reveal a total of 124 confirmed... 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 »

HIV-2 !??!?!

On April 7th you said,..."The currently available PCR test for HIV DNA, will NOT pick up HIV-2... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Urgent Action Needed to Address HIV/AIDS Among U.S. Minority Communities as Cases "Skyrocket," Expert Says

...the spread of HIV among black women in particular has not received the same media attention as other groups. He said HIV/AIDS cases among blacks and Hispanics "are skyrocketing," while cases "are at emergency numbers" in black women. Primm's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Case Challenging U.S. Policy Requiring Overseas HIV/AIDS Groups to Oppose Commercial Sex Work

...Institute , the Alliance for Open Society International and Pathfinder International in 2005 filed the lawsuit against USAID over the policy. OSI has said the policy "weakens efforts to provide lifesaving services and information to sex... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Surveillance Report on U.S. 2006 HIV/AIDS Cases

... CDC last week released its annual HIV/AIDS surveillance report, which found that the number of reported HIV cases in 2006 was higher compared with previous years, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the Journal , the higher number Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gonorrhea Cases Increase in Western U.S., Could Signify Rise in HIV Cases, MMWR Study Says

... The number of gonorrhea cases has increased in eight Western U.S. states, and an increase in the sexually transmitted infection often is associated with a Read more »
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HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic in the Castro District, (primaraly homosexual high risk area), and I asked to be tested for HIV 2. The clinic that I went to is affiliated with UCSF a huge meca for HIV research. The councler told me that he... Read more »

please help info about hiv-2

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...encounter with an indian guy and now fear about hiv -2.what is the window period does the test for hiv 1 show the result fot hiv 2 please help. Read more »

Hiv 2 or other subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...negative results were comforting for about 5 days and then the symptoms came peering back into the picture. How prevelant are HIV 2 and the other strains of HIV in the US? I know home access only uses 1st Generation Elisa and it would probably... Read more »

HIV 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know the number of cases in the USA is very low, but are the ARS symptoms for HIV2 the same as HIV1? Read more »