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Hiv Subtypes

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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 encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is Group O?Thank you!Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,WOO-HOO!The eHIV test is an "enhanced" automated assay for HIV-1, HIV-2 and HIV subtype O. It was FDA approved in June 2006. The "enhanced" aspects are largely technical improvements, such as... Read more »

HIV subtypes and testing

Hey Doc! I had a possible exposure in Thailand and 2.5 weeks later I got tested via PCR DNA in the... Read more »

HIV subtypes

I live in the US but believe I was infected in South Asia, where I lived for a while, anywhere... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PLoS Medicine , Journal of Infectious Diseases Articles on HIV/AIDS, Global Health Issues; Uncommon HIV Subtypes in Minnesota; 2005 Gates Award for Global Health

...the Minnesota Department of Health Hennepin County Medical Center HIV program identified 83 HIV-positive people who have HIV subtypes that are not common in the United States. Identifying viral subtypes could have implications for vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Launches Phase I Clinical Trial of GenVec Vaccine to Induce Immune Response Against Various HIV Subtypes

...has launched a Phase I clinical trial of GenVec 's AIDS vaccine, which is designed to induce an immune response against three HIV subtypes, the Wall Street Journal reports. The vaccine, which targets the three most common HIV subtypes... 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 »
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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 »
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hiv subtype tree

Posted by Anonymous
...http://hiv-web.lanl.gov/content/hiv-db/COMPENDIUM/1994/PART-III/HIVsubtypes94.pdf you can't even imagine how many of these beasties are 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 »

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 »