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Hiv Strain That Does Not Test Positive

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HIV -ve with suppessed immunity. New strain? (YET ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITIVE, 2010)

My immunity is suppressed by a disease which I feel is caused by a new hiv strain thats undetectable.All my ex-girlfriends have the same condition.one of them got the it through only kissing. my mum, 4 sisters,cousin and a nephew have also acquired...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Has a physician confirmed that your immunity is suppressed? No? That's what I thought.Your fears that you have a new HIV strain that is undetectable and has spread via casual contact (sharing utensils, etc.) to your ex-girlfriend, your mum,... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Highly Resistant TB Strains Appearing Among HIV-Positive People in South Africa, Study Says

Tuberculosis strains that are resistant to first- and second-line drugs -- known as XDR-TB -- have appeared among HIV-positive people in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, according to a study presented Thursday at the XVI International... 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

Different HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies Being Debated After Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

Following New York City health officials' announcement last week that they have detected a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates are examining different prevention strategies, some calling for a "renewed commitment to... 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 »
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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 »

testing and different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
here is my story, about 5 months ago, i thought i was exposed to hiv, tested negative with home access, and consider the results to be conclusive...however, about 3 years ago, i had protected sex with a thai prostitute and performed unprotected oral... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »

New Strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone think it is possible that there are new strains out there that have yet to be identified that are causing all the people that test negative on here to be sick. I have tested negative but have been diagnosed with Thrush and am awaiting a... Read more »