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Hiv Progression Test

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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 of the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Routine HIV 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 ,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Positive Progress: Improvements in HIV Testing, Treatment and Continuity of Care

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the smallest AIDS service organization in the country, most agree that the first step to stopping the HIV epidemic in its tracks is to get all adults tested and, if positive, into... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Progression of tests

Hi there Doctor,I'd like some comments on the progression of my tests. The dates were Dec 22 last year, May 29 this year, August 24 this year. I'm not on any treatment, and I believe I was infected some time early last year.The results are...
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
You numbers are generally stable, even accounting for different laboratories. However, given where your absolute (normal 500-1500)and percent (normal 30-50%) are currently, I would recommend starting HIV treatment. Your viral load is going to be... Read more »

HIV Progression

My wife tested +ve on 9/01/09 while I tested -ve on 15/01/09. Due to serious vaginal thrush for a couple of years, we have used condoms almost all the time. Last time we had unprotected sex was 2.5yrs ago. While trying to handle the diagnosis I also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Is it possible? Yes, it is. Your wife's CD4 count of 37 suggests she has been infected for a very long period of time, even 16 years!Is it possible, despite her chronic and longstanding HIV disease, that you and your two sons are... Read more »

HIV progression

What is the progression of HIV (stages). I tested positive a year ago and I don't know what to look for....
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
I would advise you to see a doctor and have an evaluation of your viral load, t-cells and other medical history (such as previous infections, etc.). The staging of HIV is based upon the t-cell count and the history of any previous infections, etc.... Read more »

Acute HIV infection or Disease progression?

Dr. Holodniy,My last negative HIV test was May of 1999. In November and December I had extremely risky sex. In the end of November 1999 I had flu-like symptoms. All through December 1999 and January 2000 I experienced extreme fatigue, swollen...
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
If your dates are correct, it sounds like acute retroviral syndrome. The difference in the two viral load tests would not be considered significantly different and within the variability of the assay. Those viral load levels are consistent with... Read more »
Connect With Others

Does slow seroconversion = slow progression?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, thanks for your help with my other questions a few pages back. I would like to buy everyone a drink when this is all over, but probably can't aford it!

Question:
Does anyone know of any natural indicators of the rate of hiv disease... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or with... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or with... Read more »

PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)

Posted by Ron31
Greetings! My name is Ron and I am living with HIV and PML. Myself and a fellow progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy survivor wanted to test the viability and usefulness of an online support group for others affected by PML personally or with... Read more »