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Hiv Progression Test

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Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
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
...That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection. Read more »

Can a person progress from AIDS to HIV Positive

I like your answer to the question that it is possible to go from being classified as having full... Read more »

Can HIV progress to Aids in 90 Days based on my Labs

I am 26 yr old white female yrs in good health as of yesterday but today I just got my labs back. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Less Expensive HIV Progression Test as Effective as Current Tests in Use

...Public Health and the University of Zurich, Switzerland, have developed a less-expensive test for monitoring the progression of HIV during the early stages of the disease. The test, HIV-1 protein 24 (p24) antigen, predicts disease progression and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Papua New Guinea Making Progress in HIV Testing, Drug Access, Global Fund Executive Director Kazatchkine Says

... Papua New Guinea has made significant progress in scaling up HIV/AIDS testing and counseling services, as well as expanding antiretroviral drug access, during the past few years, Executive Director Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Routine HIV Testing "Undermines" Progress in Fight Against AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

...testing is "virtually absent" in most countries, and the lack of testing "undermine[s] overall progress" in the fight against AIDS, Richard Holbrooke, former U.N. ambassador and president of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS , and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Lauds Progress in Kenya's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...made in Kenya against the virus. It is clearly documented by the reduction in prevalence," said Lewis, the UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. Speaking to reporters after visiting several hospitals, Lewis gave credit for the drop to such... Read more »
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Non-Progressive HIV?

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend was told by his dr today that he has a type called Non-Progressive HIV. He didn't get alot of info on it right now though. Is anyone else familiar with this? Read more »

"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...wrong yet again, but ignores the obvious implications of its own research in the following article, "Daily Vitamin Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times, July 1, 2004. If a vitamin can prevent illness, then what's the value of AZT? They state... Read more »


Posted by Smith, 1 Reply
...this is a new question . . . . Will valtrex (Valacyclovir) - a treatment for herpes and I believe an antiviral drug - impact hiv progression and therefore testing? I had a p24 antigen test and antibody test at 22 days post exposure, but had... Read more »

5 years

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it true tht it can take 5 years till the virus shows up ? how long did some of you take ? i got tested at 9 months so should i be fine ? Read more »