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Hiv-2 Groups And Subtypes

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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...as I'm quite confident your symptoms are related to anxiety, not HIV.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobPatient require your help!!! (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010) Jun 19, 2010Hi, doctor Robert J FranscinoMy name is Deepak . I am MD, Internal medicine. I am... Read more »

What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the... Read more »

HIv 2- please reply , third time i've posted

Firstly would like to say what a great forum you have and I will be making a donation for you to... Read more »
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HIV Genetic Diversity: Emerging Clinical Issues

...consultative status to the United Nations. HIV Genetic Diversity: Emerging Clinical Issues is cosponsored by Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH). The conference is supported in part by an unrestricted... Read more »
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FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...compounds that make up the genetic material in the virus. The new FDA-approved test detects nucleic acid from HIV-2 and from HIV-1 Group O. HIV-2 infections and HIV-1 Group O infections are predominantly found on the African continent. Some cases... Read more »
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HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...SIV, which is found in a bunch of primates, including chimpanzees, monkeys and gorillas. To read more about HIV types, groups, subtypes and all that good stuff, read this terrific overview from Avert.org . The most common type of HIV,... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

...HAART regimens are provided. Mullins C, Eisen G, Popper S, et al. Highly active antiretroviral therapy and viral response in HIV type 2 infection . Clin Infect Dis. June 15, 2004;38(12):1771-1779. Chris Mullins and colleagues have provided a... Read more »
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Will standrd HIV-2 Detect these?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=15242544 AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Jun;20(6):666-72. Related Articles, Links Identification of a highly divergent HIV type 2... Read more »

HIV-1? HIV-2? HIV-O?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...test...it only makes sense. It easy to predict the future by looking at the past. According to Barlett and Gallant (Hopkins) Group N is another recognized strain that "may be positive on WB".....or how about this-->yet another mutuation? What... 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 and Subtype O

Posted by Anonymous
...I have done some research on HIV 2 and Subtype O but haven't found any definitive information on whether or not the current antibody tests pick up these strains. Read more »