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Hiv Has Dna Or Rna

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Babies born to hiv infected mothers

How long will it take before a babies is free of her mother's antibodies and be tested negative?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...antibodies diappeared at 18 months of age to make the diagnosis. Currently, we can detect the virus itself using very sensitive HIV DNA or RNA tests and can make the diagnosis at birth or soon after. Unfortunately, these new tests are expensive... Read more »

early detection of hiv in mother & child

how early we detect mother to child hiv transmission & by which method? Read more »

HIV Positive Babies

Although a baby is born and tests HIV positive, does that mean she will definitely develop AIDS? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotechnology Company to Launch Trial of New HIV/AIDS Treatment That Would Target DNA

...biotechnology company on Monday announced plans to start human trials of a new approach to treating HIV/AIDS that targets patients' DNA, Reuters reports. California-based Sangamo BioSciences ' drug SB-728-T is designed to disrupt the CCR5 ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

NIAID Workshop: Elimination of HIV Reservoirs

...England Journal of Medicine last February; at that time, the individual had been followed for 20 months off ART with no HIV DNA or RNA detectable in blood or tissues ( N Engl J Med . 360;7:692-8, 2009). At the NIAID workshop, Jeffrey Laurence... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

...cells in the body can also be infected by HIV.) The T cell has a nucleus that contains genetic material in the form of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) ( Figure 2 ). The cell's DNA has all the information that the cell needs in order to function.... Read more »
The Body

Glossary

...person may never have taken before. When this happens, we say that the HIV has become cross resistant to those medications. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) The molecular chain found in genes within the nucleus of each cell, which carries the... Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...mentioned she visits her family in africa every couple years or so, now so far i have gotten done oraquick test twice, stat pak, pcr dna, elisa and western blot all negative, now will any of these test pick up these other weird strains or... Read more »

See,I told you HIV replicates a cell's DNA TO RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...quickly--within hours. However, the problem is not free virus, but the fact that the viral RNA has become incorporated into the DNA of CD4 cells and other human cells. As long as those cells are alive, the virus is safe and... Read more »

Hiv Dna By Pcr

Posted by shadow1234567, 1 Reply
...to Britney Fullest world. Cause I have taken lease 31 hiv tests from eia imca and western blot and rna and naat testing and dna . all NEGATIVE WOO HOO NOW I'M GOING TOO GET MARRIED TO MY GIRL WITHIN TWO MONTHS GET HER KNOCK UP AND HAVE CHILD AND... Read more »

Testing positive with no antibodies producing?

Posted by Anonymous
...if people who take hiv antibody test after 6 months with no further exposures with negative results take possibly hiv rna or dna test and come back positive for hiv? Thank you happy holidays and GOD Bless you all. Read more »