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Hiv As Retrovirus

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Which one?

The HIV is a retrovirus. Please can you tell me what sub-family it belongs to (Oncovirinae, Lentivirinae or spumavirinae)? Also, can you direct me to a website or study where I can see the electron microscopy of the HIV virus and not the...
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
...Retroviridae - Orthoretroviridae (subfamily) - Lentiviruses - HIV.Try this:http://www.avac.org/pdf/primer2/AVH_CH03.pdf. Read more »

Retrovirus

Dear Doctor,Could you tell me why HIV is retrovirus? Are there any virus that are retrovirus?What... Read more »

hep c related to hiv

is hep c a form or the beginning of hiv? Can the use of an infected person's hairbrush cause... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Pathogenesis Reports From the 10th Retrovirus Conference

...The 10th Annual Retrovirus Conference held recently in Boston featured several presentations on novel ways to look at HIV pathogenesis (how the virus causes disease) and how the virus might evade attacks by each of the three main immune defense... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Morning-After HIV Drugs Backed at Retrovirus Conference

...off infection and does not increase risky sexual behavior, Brazilian researchers reported Monday at the Ninth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a 28-day regimen of high doses of ZDV and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Findings Presented at 12th Conference on Retroviruses

...the 12th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston have presented the findings of various HIV/AIDS-related research. The findings of two studies are summarized below: Combination antiretroviral drug therapy --... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

...daily use of oral emtricitabine (FTC) with tenofovir (TDF) in one tablet shows promise to safely and effectively help to prevent HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM). The iPrEx Study, conducted in six countries spanning four... Read more »
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ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
...I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the Read more »

Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...author, a family practice physician in Washington, DC, reviews the evidence that has led him to the conclusion that the HIV=AIDS hypothesis is fundamentally flawed. Disagreement about HIV's role in causing AIDS has been curiously absent from... Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »