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Hiv Infection Control

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any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing assistants on standard precautions. They are having a hard time with this and I looking for help!
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...A few good suggestions for Infection Control would be:Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP)http://www.osap.orgHIVdent Read more »

infection control of hiv or hepatitis

my wife recently underwent surgery and two polyps were removed . neither the scope for the rectum... Read more »

can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or... Read more »
The Body

Special Protein Contributes to Control of HIV Infection in Elite Controllers

...and Christine Rouzioux, France This session highlights and summarizes recent findings on innate defense mechanisms against HIV infection. The first two presentations will focus on recently defined host restriction factors, their mechanism of... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Trojan Horse" Virus Controls HIV Infection

...destroys them. As reported Sept. 5 in the journal Cell , this strategy effectively controlled HIV infection in laboratory-grown T cells and dramatically reduced infectious HIV to levels ... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Can Treatment During Primary HIV Infection Lead to Control of Disease Without Drugs?

...Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents (PDF) 1 recommend treating patients during primary HIV infection. The rationale for this recommendation is largely theoretical and is based on results from clinical... Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
Hi, 1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is the difference between ars and secroconversion. thanks Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...T-cell counts of 1,000 or more.) In addition, the definition includes 26 clinical conditions that affect people with advanced HIV disease. Most of these conditions are opportunistic infections that generally do not affect healthy people. In... Read more »