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Hiv Case Studies

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increase in Syphilis Cases Among MSM in California Does Not Correspond to Rise in Number of HIV Cases, Study Says

An increase in the number of syphilis cases among men who have sex with men in Los Angeles and San Francisco has not corresponded to a rise in the number of HIV cases, according to a study published in the July 9 issue of CDC 's Morbidity and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling Heterosexual Couples About HIV in Zambia, Rwanda Could Prevent 60% of HIV Cases, Study Finds

Counseling heterosexual couples living in Zambia and Rwanda about HIV transmission could prevent up to 60% of new cases, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , Reuters reports (Fox, Reuters, 6/26). Of the new HIV cases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Crystal Meth Use Increasing High-Risk Sexual Activity Among Heterosexual Men, Could Lead to Increase in HIV Cases, Study Says

Crystal methamphetamine use is leading to an increase in high-risk sexual behavior among heterosexual men in Northern California, according to preliminary results of a study published Thursday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the ... Read more »
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case studies for healthy HIV+,no meds, 14+ yrs

Dr. Mark,Thank you for your response. My husband was wondering if you know of any case studies regarding healthy long term non-progressers? Is there any way to test the cytotoxic t-cell response? Also, are there any numbers regarding the amount of...
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
You should feel good about it. There are some research labs that are tackling this question and there is now some data that are being published on the subject.MH... Read more »

looking for a case study on prejudice

i need a case study regarding prejudice against someone with HIV, its for a project...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There are dozens of books about experiences of people with HIV and discrimination, reams of magazine articles, acres of newspaper stories. I recommend that you stop by the website of the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) to pose this... Read more »

Case study for biology

What precautions do medical professionals take to protect themselves from the AIDS virus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We use "universal precautions" to protect ourselves form bloodborne diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis. These precautions protect in both directions infected patient to health care worker and vice versa. You can read about... Read more »

Case study of 2 girls

How do you explain this? Have you ever read about this case before? What do you think happened and how did it happen?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It's important to realize that extremely rare things do happen extremely rarely! (Dubya got reelected; that's got to be one of the most unexplainable phenomena in the history of the universe. But it happened!)The important thing to... Read more »
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ARS Case Study

Posted by notanonymous, 3 Replies

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Am I a case study?

Posted by Anonymous
Tested Elisa HIV-1 out to 1 year - all negative.
Have an autoimmune condition (crohn's)
Still feel real tired, have night sweats, pain & tenderness in right side neck, slight persistent cough. Yes I have been skitish, depressed and convinced I had... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous
On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among individuals who have been diagnosed as HIV positive. Our... Read more »