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Hiv Isolation Precautions

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Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T cells represents a major barrier to virus eradication in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Eliminating the latent HIV-1 reservoir...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.It's a very long way from early clinical science to a drug, never mind being "very close to the cure". Even for less revolutionary discoveries, it can take many years of testing and clinical trials to establish... Read more »

HIV @ isolation

HelloThank you for all the work you do on this site. My question pertains to the isolation caused... Read more »

cruel isolation due to AIDS

I need to know a little about cruel isolation caused by the HIV virus. Also, I need to know about... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January 28, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Minister Won't Apologize for Comments on Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Special Programmes Esther Murugi on Tuesday refused to issue an apology for her comments regarding isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus despite growing criticism from HIV/AIDS advocates made... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Minister Issues Apology for Statements Regarding Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Programmes Minister Esther Murugi on Thursday issued an apology for her comments regarding isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a way to prevent the spread of the virus, Capital News reports. She did, "however defen[d] the statement she... Read more »
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Abstract No. 116: Mutations in the Reverse Transcriptase Genome of HIV I Isolates Derived from Subjects Treated with Didanosine and Stavudine in Combination

...with DDI and d4T in combination. Finally, the authors summarize that the data highlights the complex relationship between HIV I phenotypic and phenotypic resistance and HIV viral loads in individuals treated with dual nucleoside combinations.... Read more »
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a little isolated overseas

Posted by livingpos, 2 Replies
...Hi I have been reading this site and checking the posts for about a year. It has been the only connection I have to other HIV positive people. Thank you all. I am working an overseas contract and living in a country where it is illegal for... Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My daughter is HIV positive. Last year she gave birth to a healthy little girl. I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon Read more »

Feeling isolated

Posted by Anonymous
...years since I tested positive, I find that I have more and more isolated myself from friends and family, and don't have any hiv positive friends. Now is a particularly troublesome time as I am having difficulty handling work related stress. I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been diagnosed HIV for about six years. I've stayed away from getting involved in any kind of socializing except church and a few close straight Read more »