The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Infection In Hospitals

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

HIV symptoms

I became very ill last August. My symptoms included chronic vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, cold night sweats, and extreme fatigue. I went to the hospital and they tested me for mono and strep throat and both came back...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A very high white blood cell count in adults is usually indicative of a bacterial infection, but NOT of HIV infection. Read more »

pretaking HAART to prevent HIV infection

Hello,I have a degree in biology and is in process of going to Pharmacy school in the fall. I did a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kyrgyzstan: Breastfeeding Babies Infected With HIV in Kyrgyz Hospitals Pass Virus to Their Mothers

...dramatic rise from previous figures, Kyrgyz health officials said Wednesday a total of 72 children were infected with HIV at two hospitals in the country's southern region, along with 16 mothers. Earlier tallies had put the numbers at 41 children... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Causes of Early Mortality in HIV-Infected TB Suspects in an Ugandan Referral Hospital

...particularly among HIV-infected patients. The study authors evaluated pneumonia cases associated with early mortality among hospitalized HIV-infected patients at Mulago Hospital in Kampala. A prospective cohort study was conducted for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Hospitalizations of HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents in the United States: Analysis of Data From the 1994-2003 Nationwide Inpatient Sample

... The researchers sought to describe trends in hospital use by HIV-infected US children and adolescents in the 10 years from 1994 (before highly active antiretroviral therapy) to 2003 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Infection: HIV Among Pregnant Women at Mexican Hospital Much Higher Than Reported Earlier

...HIV infection among women in labor at Tijuana General Hospital is 14 times higher than previously reported by CONASIDA, the Mexican organization Read more »
Connect With Others

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...phenotyping). The focus of this discussion is on antibody detection, the most widely used and most effective way to identify HIV infection. General Considerations Tests to detect antibody to HIV can be further classified as: (a) screening... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available only in two weeks. ... Read more »

Why doesn't anyone write about AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was diagnosed with AIDS 1 month ago. I am still in a state of shock. My CD4 count was 24, Viral load over 650,000. I was hospitalized with PCP, also had Thrush...I was place on Atripla and various anti-biotics...miraculously I feel... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...10 to 40 percent will not experience these flu-like symptons, every person who becomes infected with HIV goes through acute HIV infection. This phase of infection presents an enormous risk both to the person who has become infected and to his... Read more »