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Hiv Subtype B

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definition of HIV subtype B?

what is the definition of HIV-1 subtype B, and how differs drom subtype A ancd C?
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
...Subtypes of HIV are linked or separated by how close or different the genetic sequence is in certain genes of HIV-1 like the envelop or Read more »

Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This... Read more »

similar window for HIV-1 non-b subtypes?

Is a 12-week window period sufficient to detect non-group B HIV-1 infection? I had a possible blood... Read more »
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HIV-1 Superinfection: AE Subtype Supplanted by B Subtype

... HIV-1 Superinfection: AE Subtype Supplanted by B Subtype (ThOrA1381) Authored by S. Jost, M.C. Bernard, L. Kaiser, S. Yerly, B. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence for Onward Transmission of HIV-1 Non-B Subtype Strains in the United Kingdom

...heterosexual sex in sub-Saharan Africa. In the current study, the researchers looked for evidence of onward transmission of non-B subtypes in an ethnically diverse cohort of HIV-1-infected patients in South London. In-house enzyme-linked... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine "Sugar Daddy" Relationships in Africa, Drug Resistance in HIV Subtypes; kaiserEDU.org Updated With HIV/AIDS Information

...Genotype: Results of a Global Collaboration ," PLoS Medicine : Dr. Rami Kantor of the Division of Infectious Disease and Center for AIDS Research at Stanford University and colleagues examined the impact of HIV-1 subtype and antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-1 Subtype Linked to Transmission in Argentina

...in heterosexuals and IV drug users and another in gay men, scientists announced in Havana on April 9 at the Second Forum on HIV/AIDS/STD in Latin America and the Caribbean. Biologist Mara de los Angeles Pando and colleagues at the National... Read more »
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HIV with non B-subtype

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Hi, are there anyone here infected with HIV1 with non-B subtype? Did you get dx by standard HIV1 antibody test? The reason I'm asking this because I may got infected in Read more »

Hiv 2 or other subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...negative results were comforting for about 5 days and then the symptoms came peering back into the picture. How prevelant are HIV 2 and the other strains of HIV in the US? I know home access only uses 1st Generation Elisa and it would probably... Read more »

HIV 2 and Subtype O

Posted by Anonymous
...I have done some research on HIV 2 and Subtype O but haven't found any definitive information on whether or not the current antibody tests pick up these strains. Read more »

Orasure- Subtypes of HIV-1

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...post it sounds like they have updated there 1st generation test. My question is would they have updated there test to detect subtypes of HIV-1 as well, Does Home Access Pick up subtypes of HIV-1. The reason I am concerned is i had an exposure... Read more »