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Hiv Negative Hiv Infection

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diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i called hiv positive or negative? in my lab test report it was written that negative westernBlot does not exclude hiv infection what does it mean? and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV-1 screening test."The disclaimer about not excluding HIV infection refers to situations such as people being tested within their "window period." By the way, all laboratory... Read more »

If you have swollen glands and are HIV negative, does this mean that you don't have HIV infection?

I have a question about swollen glands. The presence of swollen glands indicates that the body is... Read more »

Risk of tuberculosis/MAC infection to HIV negative caregivers.

Our brother recently disclosed that he has Aids and is being treated for PCP, MAC/tuberculosis. ... Read more »
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Negative Impact of Drug Holidays in HIV-Infected Patients on NNRTIs

The title of this poster presentation does not accurately reflect the design and conduct of this trial. This study would be better described as a partial treatment interruption trial, and an unorthodox one at that. But in defense of the designers,... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
Project Inform

Statement Regarding Findings of the Swiss Government on the Transmissibility of HIV Infection by HIV-Positive People Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment

...the opportunity presented by the report to talk with the community about the interrelatedness of HIV testing, treatment for HIV infection and the prevention of HIV transmission. The Swiss report supports what have long been considered to be the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

seroneg. hiv-infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people would have a pos. elisa after 13 weeks. Some rare people need a longer time. My question is, you know about people with a neg. elisa at 12 months,but infected? I have a lot of severe hiv-symptoms, but repeatedly neg. elisa-tests about 12... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...education, testing, and prevention counseling be made available to populations at increased behavioral or clinical risk for HIV infection, including inmates in correctional facilities..." see full CDC Report following Washington post article... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to understand the importance of promoting condom use to prevent HIV infections from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV... Read more »