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Hiv Resistance Genetic Mutation

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Innate Immunity for HIV?? (DELTA 32 MUTATION, 2011)

Hi Doctor. (Love your Humor)I was wondering if someone can be immune from getting HIV/AIDS. I was diagnosed back in Jan 2010 with a cd4 Count of84 also diagnosed with Hiv Encehalopothy with extensive gliosis in my brain. I have been with my negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Hawaii Guy,There is a genetic mutation termed Delta 32 that does confer immunity to the most common type of HIV (CCR5). See below. Alternatively it's also possible Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resistance Gene (DELTA 32 mutation)

In my contemporary biology class, we heard about a gene found in males of Northern European descent... Read more »

HIV develops escape mutations to evade immune system

Hi Dr. Bob I just want to know your thoughts about this recent discovery. And also as a result of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV's Mutations to Avoid Immune Defenses Can Be Passed to Wider Population, Study Says

... HIV can adapt rapidly to evade immune system responses, and these mutations can be passed on in the wider population, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Nature , Reuters reports. Read more »
The Body

HIV Mutations

... Although most copies of HIV are identical, about 1% of your HIV will naturally contain "mutations." What does all this have to do with drug resistance? The answer is that HIV isn't perfect: While HIV is furiously reproducing, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV's Success Might Lie in Its Mutations

...component might continue to resist the strain of HIV it first encountered -- or strains used in laboratory tests -- subsequent viral mutations weaken its ability to mount an effective defense. The researchers reported their findings in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Mutation That Protects Against Virtually Extinct Form of Malaria Makes Blacks More Susceptible to HIV, Study Says

..."Duffy antigen," which enables some malaria parasites to enter red blood cells ( San Francisco Chronicle , 7/17). People with a genetic mutation that disables the Duffy antigen are protected against the Plasmodium vivax malaria parasite, a... Read more »
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mutated hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently Is that true the fact that exist mutated hiv(can't detect Antibody test)? If the fact's true.. How should we do? Read more »

mutation

Posted by drnsee, 3 Replies
...I'm aware that the HIV virus itself may mutate over time. However, my partner who has had HIV twice as long as I have heard that it actually mutates Read more »

Mutation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have an undetectable or mutated hiv strain? Possible exposure 8 years ago, -ve elisa and DNA PCR taken in the past 4 months. Tons of symptoms within the last year Read more »

want to have a baby, but worried

Posted by kolo, 1 Reply
...3?-Azido-3?Deoxythymidine in B6C3F1 mice and F344 rats. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 48:283-298, 2007. Hong H-H L. Genetic alterations in K-ras and p53 cancer genes in lung neoplasms from Swiss (Cd-1) male mice exposed... Read more »