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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women, Hispanics Represent Increasing Percentage of Connecticut's New HIV, AIDS Cases, Study Says

Although the total number of new AIDS cases reported each year in Connecticut has declined since 1993, the percentage of AIDS cases occurring among women and Hispanics has increased, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health 's 2003... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: AIDS Programs Target a Surprising Group Making Up a Growing Percentage of New Cases in the State

The number of Americans age 50 and over with AIDS quintupled during an 11-year span to more than 90,000 by the end of 2001, according to a 2003 study published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Public and private health groups... Read more »
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Percentage Risk for Cum in Eye Exposure

Dear Dr. BobI greatly appreciate this forum and your thoughtful, educated responses to questions. I have learned a lot, including I am not alone with a deep paranoia of contracting HIV while my risks are minimal.The majority of sex I have is oral,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Here's the scoop. The eye is lined with a mucous membrane. HIV-infected fluids coming into contact with mucous membranes do pose a risk for possible HIV transmission. There is evidence of health care workers who have become infected as a... Read more »

Risk percentage to neg. top

I keep hearing that the risk of anal sex with the receptive partner being neg. is approx. 50 in 10,000 or 5 in 1000 exposures. My question is what is the risk for a neg. top with a pos. bottom? I havent' been able to find those statistics....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You must not have been looking very diligently, as I've quoted this estimated risk statistic many, many times before. So here we go again, even though I'm beginning to feel like "The Department of Redundancy Department." The... Read more »

Percentage of CD4 count vs. CD4 percentage...

I have been positive for three years now without meds. My CD4 & viral load numbers conitnue to zig zag up and down to a manageable number not requiring meds, until now. My previous numbers, 60 days ago, were 374/29%/376,000 (CD4,CD4%,VL). I just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,When to begin combination antiretroviral therapy is a personal decision. Current guidelines recommend beginning treatment when the absolute CD4 count falls into the 350 range. Your counts have been in that range for a while now. Personally I... Read more »

Percentages of getting hiv by all ways

Hi I would like to know what the percentages are. Of getting hiv in theses instancesSex without condomSex with condom Sharing of needlesTouching objects with blood on them with cuts Oral giving Oral receiving And any you could add would be great , I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAnytime you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk for not just HIV but all of the sexually transmitted infections out there. Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break... Read more »
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Window period percentage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Here's the fact's on the window period

1 month - 50%
2 months-80%
3 months-97%
4 months->98%
5 months->99%
6 months->99.99%

These are the facts, except them or not
If you test negative @ 3 months you can be very sure you're
negative especially if it... Read more »

ARS/Percentage

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
If you were to come in contact HIV, What is the precentage of people that will come down wiith ARS. I dont believe i have come on contact with anything i was just being asked by a freind. Also are the rapid test approved by the USAID and WHO... Read more »

window period percentages

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much

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CD4 Percentage

Posted by SimonB, 1 Reply
Hello!

Sorry if this is a bore, but I'm recently diagnosed and although know the basics, my first appointment revealed a low CD4 percentage (13%) which caused my doctor some worry and I have to go for another round of tests in a month. VL was 133'000... Read more »