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HIV & Immune System

Hello Dr. Holodniy:Is there a test available that would tell the current recovery state a HIV+... Read more »

Confued about HIV+ and HIV- immune systems

Hi,My understanding is that there is a typically a 50-75 CD4 count decline per year in a HIV+... Read more »
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HIV and Your Immune System

...why taking antiviral medications regularly as directed is so critical to controlling HIV infection and its damaging effects on immunity. Retrovirology 101 Despite the many social, political, and economic dimensions that the pandemic of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sign of HIV Immunity Reported; Protective Responses Suspected in Two Studies

...International AIDS Conference. The reports require confirmation, but at first glance were signs that it is possible to build immunity against the virus -- long a goal of vaccine research. Dr. Anthony Kebba of the Uganda Virus Research Institute... Read more »
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Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...(ARV) therapy during acute HIV infection. Several of the assays expanding our knowledge of HIV pathogenesis and HIV-specific immunity are also contributing to important research on the role of immune function in other diseases such as cancer.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Treatment with IL-2 Plus HAART Markedly Reduces HIV in Immune System "Hiding Places"

...highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have significantly fewer resting CD4+ T cells in their bloodstream which harbor HIV than patients receiving HAART alone, according to a study of 26 patients conducted at the National Institute of... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Compromised immune system always = HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weeks. But I have had it for so long that my doctor says I must have a compromised immune system and said that it could be HIV. I don't know what to think. I've had 2 sexual partners in my whole life- my wife (tested neg. 2 years ago) and... Read more »

PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY Usually, if you test positive for antibodies that means that your immune system has effectively fought off a pathogen and you Read more »

Suppressed immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »