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Hiv Rare Strain Trend

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Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly Progresses to AIDSHighly Virulent Strain Resistant to Three Types of HIV Drugs Is Rare in Patients Not Previously Treated for HIV; Strain Is Also Associated...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The fact that someone newly diagnosed with HIV infection acquired multi-drug resistance came as no surprise. The rapid progression to AIDS is somewhat surprising because multi-drug resistant virus tends to be less aggressive than wild-type virus.... Read more »

Hiv 2 & Rare Strains

Is Hiv 2, and "o" and "n" strains still rare in the U.S.?... Read more »

RARE HIV STRAINS INTO PERSPECTIVE

Hello Ryan, thanks for all the insight. You do a valuable service! There seems to be a lot of... Read more »
Articles
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Statement by New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden on Rare Strain of HIV in a New York City Resident

On February 11, 2005, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) reported a case of HIV infection with a strain that is resistant to many drugs in three classes of HIV medications, and which appears to have progressed to AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Considers Reworking Its Messages After Discovery of Rare HIV Strain

The " KNOW HIV/AIDS " awareness campaign is "weighing changes" to its messages following last week's announcement of the detection of a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, which illustrates the disease "remains an elusive and dangerous enemy," the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

Officials from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Feb. 11 announced they had detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The city... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

Officials from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Feb. 11 announced they had detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The city... Read more »
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Advice on expert about testing on rare HIV strains.

Posted by Vasyl, 1 Reply
Hi.
Could someone from old inhabitants give an advice to which site expert can I address my question?

It is about testing for rare strains and groups.

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=275221

Thanks. Read more »

Rare Strain???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What is your opinion? Following intercourse (unprotected insertive vaginal) with a sex worker in the Philippines in July, 2002 I experiences a flu-like illness 3 weeks later. Most symptoms subsided in a week or so, some lasted a longer. ... Read more »

disturbing trend any thoughts?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
I have noticed a disturbing trend of people on this site and other sites. People who have symptoms of hiv /aids for prolonged amounts of time who continue a downward spiral of there health., but always test negative for hiv. I know of my own... Read more »

What about rare strain/CRF's?

Posted by john00
Making it short. I have been with multiple ASIAN women over the past few years. The last was in September of '09. I have tested out to 36 weeks with a negative antibody, PCR-DNA, and rapid tests. Most recently PCR DNA was at 6 months, last rapid... Read more »