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Hiv-2 Genome

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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.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inbox, the information you request was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobQuestions on negative test (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2009) Dec 19, 2009Dear Robert,I have lost 10-15lbs in my upper body in the last month or two and... Read more »

Questions on negative test (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2009)

Dear Robert,I have lost 10-15lbs in my upper body in the last month or two and started researching... Read more »

hiv-2 detectability (HIV-2) (HIV-2 TESTING)

I recently entered into a short term relationship with someone who is poz. Both gay males, he lives... Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Researchers Decode Structure of an Entire HIV Genome

...postdoctoral fellow supported by the Lineberger Center, used technology developed by Weeks' lab to analyze the architecture of HIV genomes isolated from infectious cultures containing trillions of viral particles that were grown by Robert... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Decode HIV Genome

... "Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have decoded the entire HIV genome, opening the door to understanding how viruses infect humans -- knowledge that could lead to new antiviral drugs," the Triangle Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Africa Could Miss Out on Rewards of Genome Research Without More Funding to Study HIV, Malaria, TB, Scientists Say

...start of a four-day conference -- titled " A Time to Heal: Cracking Africa's Killer Diseases " and sponsored by the Africa Genome Education Institute -- "warned" that Africa could "lose out" on the benefits of genome research without enough... Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 116: Mutations in the Reverse Transcriptase Genome of HIV I Isolates Derived from Subjects Treated with Didanosine and Stavudine in Combination

The objective of this study was to determine the nature, frequency, and significant of mutations arising during combination therapy with DDI and d4T. The study arms included DDI 200 mg b.i.d. with d4T either 40 mg or 20 mg b.i.d.; and, DDI 100 mg... Read more »
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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 »

Will standrd HIV-2 Detect these?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Jun;20(6):666-72. Related Articles, Links Identification of a highly divergent HIV type 2... Read more »


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 »