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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Surveillance: Epidemiology of HIV Infection (Through 2008)

... Instructions for downloading and using HIV/AIDS surveillance slides. Download the complete slide set: 30 Slides in Adobe PDF Format -- (5,925 KB) 30 Slides in PowerPoint Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Epidemiology of HIV Among MSM in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: High Rates, Limited Responses

...men in low- and middle-income countries 2000-2006: A systematic review." PLoS Med . 2007 December 1;4(12):e339. Beyrer C. "HIV epidemiology update and transmission factors: Risks and risk contexts." 2006. "HIV prevalence among populations... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States

...States. Despite reported declines in sexual risk behaviors among adolescents in the past decade, little has been published about HIV/AIDS epidemiology among U.S. adolescents and young adults, the researchers noted. The investigators analyzed... Read more »
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The Epidemiology of HIV in the United States

... Elaine Daniels, M.D., Ph.D. A thorough overview of the epidemiology of HIV in the U.S. was given by Dr. Elaine Daniels. Against the backdrop of the overwhelming numbers of people globally currently living Read more »
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all i know for now

Posted by curiousness, 1 Reply
...Apart from this test point of course we will all be happy to share a bit more on the overall matter. "Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but the exact time depends on several factors, including host and viral... Read more »

Anxious waiting out the window...

Posted by PVS, 1 Reply
...the market have near perfect and equivalent degrees of sensitivity for detecting most individuals who are infected with HIV (epidemiologic sensitivity), but they vary in their ability to detect low levels of antibody (analytical sensitivity),... Read more »

testing

Posted by Anonymous
...cases ever), a person could take six months to produce antibodies. Early Detection and the Window Period Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but the exact time depends on several factors, including host and viral... Read more »

HIV Tracking System

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...dollars where they are most needed. "We've done our best to make this system succeed," said Gordon Bunch, director of the HIV epidemiology program at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. "Despite our best effort, it has... Read more »