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Hiv Phases

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dormant phase for hiv

is this true that hiv virus can remain inside human body dormant for years & during this period of time person will not test positive to antibody test? what is window period after needle stick injury?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes it can remain dormant, no the antibody test will be positive. Read more »

Re: HIV testing during acute HBV phase

Does your answer to this also apply to acute HCV and an antibody test at three months?Specifically... Read more »

HIV testing during acute HBV phase

i was in the hospital with acute hepatitis b infection. at that time i was tested for HIV with and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase I Trial of Italian HIV Vaccine Trial Successful, Researchers Say; Phase II to Test Vaccine in Africa

...Italian researchers on Tuesday announced they have completed a Phase I trial of an HIV/AIDS vaccine, with all volunteers producing HIV-specific antibodies, Xinhuanet reports (Xinhuanet, 7/5). Barbara Ensoli, the Read more »
U.S. Military HIV Research Program

RV144 Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial

... World's largest HIV vaccine trial ever conducted Tested a "prime-boost" vaccine strategy comprised of two investigational vaccines Successful international Read more »
U.S. Military HIV Research Program

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the RV144 Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial

... What is RV144? The Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial, also known as RV144, was the largest HIV vaccine study ever conducted in humans and involved more than 16,000 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Biotech Firm GeoVax Labs to Launch Phase II Trials of HIV Vaccine Candidate

... The Atlanta-based biotechnology firm GeoVax Labs plans to launch Phase II clinical trials of its experimental HIV vaccine this summer, company officials recently announced, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (Hendrick, Atlanta... Read more »
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IL-2 in Phase III

Posted by Anonymous
... IL-2 for HIV in Phase III Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms Read more »


Posted by Malcolm4u, 1 Reply
...several months and at this point just want to say WTF?! I think this is another case of good drug, bad company and people with HIV are going to get screwed in the end. They have this amazing data in phase 2a where people on the trial were able... Read more »

Asymptomatic condition!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Based on Dr Bob's comments, asymptomatic condition can go on for a decade. What does this mean??doed this mean that someone would not be able to get a positive result from the ELISA? Read more »