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resubmitted, HIV-1 RNA at 899 copies

Hello Doc , I recenlty had a exposure of receving oral sex from sex worker . 4 week oraquck was negative , and had hiv1-rna pcr which they say priliminary test has 899 copies. I want to know is this really true and wat are the false positive with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First a couple of facts:1.Oral sex carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission.2.HIV-antibody tests taken prior to three months from the time of potential exposure are not considered definitive Read more »

Hiv Viral Load Drop 300,000 Copies to 650 in 4 Weeks

HelloI was detected with HIV in February and began receiving treatment in April (Atripla). My Viral... Read more »

Undetectable viral load <400 HIV-1 copies

My question is Dr. Holodniy is if someone has a very weak exposure to HIV they might not get an... Read more »
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Session 286/12204: Combination Abacavir (1592, ABC)/Amprenavir (141W94) Therapy in HIV-1 Infected Antiretroviral Naïve Subjects with CD4+ Cell Counts >400 cells/mL and Viral Load >5000 copies/mL

...Twenty-eight patients had reached Week 24 at the time of the analysis. Twenty-five of them, or 89%, had undetectable levels of HIV ( There are concerns about the side effects of these drugs, especially one known as a 'hypersensitivity reaction'... Read more »
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Gene Controls Production of Protein That Blocks HIV From Entering Cells; People With Extra Copies Protected, Study Says

...ancestry who had fewer copies of the gene, according to the New York Times (McNeil, New York Times , 1/7). For each additional copy of the CCL3L1-producing gene that a person had beyond the average for their ancestral group, the risk of... Read more »
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Abstract No. 383:Efficacy of Efavirenz (Sustiva) Concerning Regimens in Patients with Baseline Plasma HIV-1 RNA Viral Load Exceeding 100,000 copies/mL

...or both in ARV naïve NRTI extreme patients. The antiretroviral activity of NNRTI drug class in patients with high baseline HIV-1 RNA levels has been questioned. The authors thus re-analyzed the data from three clinical trials using EFV to... Read more »
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Poster Session 12279: Two-Year Durability of HIV-1 Viral Load Suppression in Patients Treated with Indinavir who Experience Virus Load Declines to <500 VRNA Copies/mL

...therapy that includes indinavir, emergence of resistance is generally slower in patients who get their viral load below 500 copies/mL. This study examined results in 106 patients from several early indinavir studies, including monotherapy... Read more »
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< 400 copies of HIV RNA per 1 ml of plasma (????)

Posted by Anonymous
PCR RNA @ 28 Days... Is this a woo-hoo ? Read more »

The faces of HIV...

Posted by still_here, 4 Replies
this is spectacular!!! http://www.msnbc.com/modules/interactive.aspx?type=ss&launch= 12662539,3032542&pg=1 Read more »

Top Ten tips for banishing HIV WOES

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...minute guide to lifting spirits Words Patrick James 1 Be good to yourself Society puts so many negative connotations on HIV, its easy to develop guilt and self-loathing. Remind yourself HIV is only a virus, not a moral judgment. Some of us... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load Read more »