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Hiv And Early Detection

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hi Dr.Sherer, how long does the average person live who is living with HIV if he /she was diagnosed early enough , take meds as prescribed, exercises, and easts health in these days of the disease? I am 22 and was diagnosed a few month , it is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...In the current era of HIV treatment, 80-85% of people have a response to ART like yours, with full viral suppression and rising CD4 cells. The estimates Read more »

early detection of hiv in mother & child

how early we detect mother to child hiv transmission & by which method? Read more »

things unknown

My son has been tested every 6 months since he informed me he is gay his last test came back... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Early Detection of TB Among HIV-Infected Could Avert Many Deaths

... Early detection and treatment of TB among HIV-positive individuals could avert a significant number of deaths in South Africa, suggests a new Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

...identified, can provide an educational moment for oral health practitioners to discuss, counsel, and offer referral to HIV testing. "Early diagnosis and linkage to medical care can significantly improve health outcomes. Increasing the number of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Through Early Detection and Treatment of Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- United States

...and a New STD Expanded STD Screening in Nonmedical Settings Presumptive Treatment for STDs Behavioral Issues Related to Early Detection and Treatment of STDs Additional Supportive Activities HIV Screening Among Persons with Other... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Benefits and Barriers of Early Detection of HIV Infection Among Adolescents

...address barriers to prevention and testing and examine alternative strategies to current HIV-testing practices. Benefits of Early Detection The article starts by identifying benefits of early detection. It suggests that youth identified as HIV... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...Regardless of the results, because laboratory tests are not perfect, they are meant to be a supplement for clinical diagnosis. Early Detection and the Window Period Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but the exact... Read more »

Early Detection???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How early can HIV be detected? I was exposed about three weeks ago, is there a test for that time period? --Fallenangel Read more »

3rd,4th gen. Elisa

Posted by Anonymous
...I know the 4th gen. is more sensitive then the 3rd,does anyone know what the difference in early detection of hiv in window period would be in the two tests. Read more »

What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Abstract: We studied the sensitivity of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for detecting early human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) in sex workers. Blood samples of sex workers who attended our Sexually Transmitted Diseases clinic were tested for... Read more »