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Hiv Negative Infection

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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. During the treatment process we provided comfort and company. He began his hospitalization in a regular room, but was subiquently moved to ICU with...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...(Mycobacterium tuberculosis, MTB) or just MAC. In the later case, there's no risk to exposed family members.In the case of dual infection with both MAC and MTB, there is the possibility of exposure to the contagious MTB. While this risk... 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 »

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... Read more »
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Negative HIV Antibody Test Results Among People Treated During Acute/Early Infection

...It is a scenario that keeps the worried well worried: the possibility of a false negative HIV antibody test. Since HIV screening began, it has been acknowledged that false negative results do occur with ELISA assays, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Court Sentences Medical Workers Accused of Infecting Libyan Children With HIV to Death; Defense to Appeal Ruling

...12/19). "I am shocked by this kind of decision," EU Justice and Security Commissioner Franco Frattini said, adding, "It's a negative message for the European Union. I cannot imagine that the death sentences will be carried out. I strongly hope... Read more »
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Negative Impact of Drug Holidays in HIV-Infected Patients on NNRTIs

...But in defense of the designers, this must have been planned when hydroxyurea (HU, Hydrea) was in fashion for the treatment of HIV therapy. One hundred and eighty-seven HIV-infected patients were studied in this protocol. There were 69 patients... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Supreme Court Delays Ruling on Appeal of Health Workers Sentenced to Death for Allegedly Infecting Children With HIV

...also were ordered to pay a total of $1 million to the families of the HIV-positive children. Many HIV/AIDS experts say that the infections likely are the result of the Libyan Health Ministry's failure to screen blood products adequately and poor... Read more »
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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 »

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... Read more »

Just tested negative.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I just tested negative at 19 weeks after unprotected sex. Do I need to test at 26 weeks or do you think I'm in the clear? Read more »

multiple infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you get syphillis hiv and hep c can that delay antibodies to hiv ? and can your syphillis blood test be false negative if you do have hiv? Read more »