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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...protocol, that describes thegoals and objectives of the study, how long the study will last, inclusion andexclusion criteria, and what tests and procedures are required of eachparticipant. Inclusion and exclusion criteria are the guidelines used to determine whocan and cannot participate in a specific clinical trial. Inclusion criteria arerequirements that a person must meet to participate (such as CD4 cell count, viral load,or age)....
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A question on different countries guidelines

Hi Doc,I had a non-occupational exposure and undertook a pep course and next week im in for my 3 months HIV test. I live in England UK and the clinic who treated me insructed that the 3 month test would be conclusive. So as you've guessed i took a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,For HIV exposures significant enough to warrant a course of PEP, I would stick with the current CDC guidelines and get post-PEP HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months.Dr. Bob Read more »

hiv status

my cd4 count is 360. then what is stage and should i start art treatment?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...symptoms and other lab values (like kidney, liver functions) would be valuable in assessing your HIV "stage".Current US treatment guidelines would recommend starting HIV treatment in the near future. Certainly if I were HIV+ and had a CD4 count... Read more »

I AM HIV+

I was tested for HIV+ since april 4th 2006, not yet start any medication. please advise me am confused
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...discussion group might be particularly helpful to you. Recommendations regarding therapy will depend on whether or not you have had clinical symptoms, and what your CD4 count and viral load are. The US guidelines for the use of antiretroviral... Read more »

Tx length, 3a relapser

I have HCV only (not HIV). My genotype is 3a. My first treatment course was rebetron for 24 weeks. There was no detectable virus at 12 and 24 wks, but I relapsed after 3 months (viral load 130,000). I am currently using Pegasys-Copegus, in my 22nd...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Without HIV there is no real guideline for longer treatment. However in our clinic, we would consider your biopsy (if it was 3 or 4) we might Read more »
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

...Masur, M.D., co-chair of the working group that revised the guidelines, chief of the Critical Care Medicine Department in the NIH clinical research hospital and a former president of IDSA. "The updated guidelines outline these advances for... Read more »
The Body

European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

... The past month has been a busy one when it comes to HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines. Revised U.S. guidelines were released on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated HIV treatment guidelines Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...treatmentof opportunistic infections in children continues to evolve, NIH and CDC willupdate the recommendations as new treatments or clinical data on existing treatmentsbecome available. Click here to read the updated guidelines. Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Clinical Guidelines Update: Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected Patients

... What's New [Editor's Note: You can download a PDF of the full revised guidelines .] Significant revisions include the following: An annual HCV antibody test is now recommended for HIV-infected patients Read more »
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Healthcare Provider ARS Checklist

Posted by notanonymous
...http://www.hivguidelines.org/public_html/CENTER/clinical-guidelines/adult_hiv_guidelines/supplemental_pages/HIV_TEST/hiv_test_appendices.htm Read more »

interesting info

Posted by Anonymous
...maybe everyone knows it but: http://www.hivguidelines.org/public_html/center/clinical-guidelines/adult_hiv_guidelines/supplemental_pages/hiv_test/hiv_test.htm it is quite interesting. Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to serve a 3-year term on their Read more »

HIV RNA?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...diagnosed then). ...........To confirm an acute HIV infection in symptomatic individuals with potential HIV risk factors, current guidelines2 recommend use of HIV RNA (viral load) tests. Read more »