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Hiv Descriptions

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Development, Description, and Acceptability of Small-Group, Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among Young Adult Injection Drug Users

"Young injection drug users (IDUs) who are not infected with HIV or hepatitis C virus are at great risk of acquiring one or both of these infections through their sexual or injection behaviors," the authors wrote. In the current study, they describe... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Men's Program at Lifelong AIDS Alliance Is Looking for You!

Job Description LIFELONG AIDS Alliance is a non-profit agency that is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, and to providing practical support services and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS. Definition The Outreach... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Newsmaker Profile: Grant Colfax, M.D.

Dr. Grant Colfax inherited a massive job description. In March 2012 President Barack Obama appointed the former director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health's HIV programs as the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP),... Read more »
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trying to understand test description?

dear dr.bob your insight would be helpful my question is i had a hiv test done through quest diagnostics the test description said viral antibody 1&2 titer. i called my doctor for my results he said he would have them back in 2 to 3 days at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Curious,1.Yes, Quest Diagnostics is a reliable lab.2.Yes, your HIV-screening test would be an ELISA or similar assay that measures detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino... Read more »

trying to understand test description?

dr.young or dr.wohl my question is what this test description means? viral antibody 1&2 titer. i called my doctor for my hiv results and they were negative. i waited almost 5 months to have this test taken.anyways i am curious about the test...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
This means that you don't have either HIV-1 or HIV-2 infection. Once exposed to HIV, the body makes lots of antibodies specifically directed against the type of virus. The titer refers to a quantitative measurement of how much antibody... Read more »

Description of Lesion-possible KS

My sister has been HIV+ for Maybe 10 years. She found a wart-like lession as she descibed it, on her neck, above her necklace. Apparently there was no pain and it just showed up this week. I asked her to see her doctor right away. Could this be...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
KS is typically purplish and flat or a bit raised. It does not look wart-like. Your sister should see her doctor for an accurate diagnosis.... Read more »

not a diagnosis but a description of

I had sexual intercourse with a woman.I had shaved my arms before.The hair grew in but I keep getting these pinky red spots about the size of an eraser head. Only on my forarms and biceps am I getting these spots. They appear and then go away in...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You are correct to say that rashes are sometimes associated with acute or recent HIV infection, but it is not usually the type of rash that you describe, and almost never without other symptoms.You are right that if you think you have been recently... Read more »
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Basic Science Project Director

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Job Description. The Basic Science Project Director will be responsible for developing and implementing TAG policy, programs and advocacy projects focusing on basic and applied research on HIV infection, including:

Etiology and pathogenesis of HIV... Read more »


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Job Description: This is a new position at the BABES Network, responsible for overseeing the services provided by our agency. The Direct Services Manager will manage the day to day work of... Read more »

ANIMO Case Manager NYC

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ANIMO Case Manager

Job description:New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV.... Read more »