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Hiv Acronym

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HIV/AIDS 101: The Three and Four Letter Acronyms

We have been living with bacteria and viruses since before homo became erectus . In fact, some bacteria are healthy and necessary for us to survive, like the ones that live in our stomachs and lower intestines that are helpful to our daily... Read more »

This Month in HIV: Top 10 HIV/AIDS Stories of the Past Year

Every day a barrage of HIV research is published and presented around the world. Even if you were to read all the journal articles and research meeting coverage related to HIV, how should you evaluate the importance of individual studies? That's... Read more »

FDA-Approved Anti-HIV Medications

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is the recommended treatment for HIV infection. ART involves taking a combination of anti-HIV medications (a regimen) daily. A regimen contains three or more anti-HIV medications from at least two different drug classes.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Testing methods

Dear Doctor:Could you explain the different methods/techniques currently used to test HIV infection? and which of the following testing methods are the most accurate tests:1. PGA2. GA3. Western Blot4. ELISAThank you and I look forward to receive...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I have to plead ignorance as to what the acronyms PGA/GA stand for. If you could give me the name, I probably know what it is. On to number 3/4. ELISA stands for enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. Another name is EIA, enzyme immunoassay. This test... Read more »

testing for HIV

I have seen advertisments for rapid HIV test such as DISCRET. Can you tell if the claims that they can detect HIV after 28 days are correct or if this only for certain people.Is this type of test any different from the ELISA test.Will I save any...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please, please be careful of claims that advertisers make about HIV testing, especially if they are asking for money from you. In the United States, testing kits need to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before they can be... Read more »

Can HIV be undetected in a test?

Dear Doctor,I have recently tested positive and have a few questions:1. I am a 48 yr old gay male and have had unsafe sex 3 times. The first was in 1997. The second was in 2005 and then in 2009. The last time was a holiday romance with an airline...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I can't comment on your previous test results, but if the screening and confirmatory HIV antibody tests and HIV viral load are positive that confirms the diagnosis.... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below!Happy Healthy Holidays to you and yours.Dr. BobDoctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) Dec 18, 2010Hi Dr. Bob. I was on the internet and ran... Read more »
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hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what test is used to test for hiv if your a dependant, ex if your father was a air force officer and you use the military doctors, what test do they use. Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

Full Blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What does F.B. AIDS appear like....what happens? Is is a collection of syptoms?

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How did cobal and the people fight and swear, what started this ? Read more »