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Hiv Infection Control Procedures

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HIV and ARV treatment.

For how long can a HIV person live without ARV treatment?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It depends on where your CD4 count is and how good your immune system can control the infection on its own without HIV treatment. Read more »

Elite Controllers

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...product inactivation procedures to eliminate transmission from blood, blood products, donor organs, and tissue; and 3) improved infection control practices to further reduce risk of transmission during medical procedures † 10 . Primary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...should be informed of potential risks of acquiring HBV, which could be transmitted if equipment is not sterile or if proper infection control procedures are not followed (AIII) . Safe-sex practices should be encouraged for all HIV-infected... Read more »
Project Inform

Two Immune Proteins Found to Control HIV Infection

...long-term non-progressors or LTNPs for some time, they have not been able to fully understand how their immune systems control HIV disease. This series of experiments continues to open doors to understanding the pathology of HIV infection. The... Read more »

Therapeutic HIV Vaccines

...vaccines to prevent or treat HIV, researchers are developing and testing potential HIV vaccines. HIV vaccines designed to prevent HIV infection in HIV negative people are called preventive vaccines (see Preventive HIV Vaccines Fact Sheet ).... Read more »
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