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Hiv Transmission Rates

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission: Rate in U.S. Is Approximately 4 Percent Per Year

More than 95 percent of HIV-infected people in the United States do not transmit the virus to another individual in a year's time, according to a report by David Holtgrave, PhD, of Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health. In his analysis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Data on HIV Transmission Rates in U.S.

CDC in a research letter published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes released updated estimates of HIV transmission rates in the U.S., Reuters reports. According to the letter -- written by researchers from CDC and Johns... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines HIV Transmission Rates; Glaser Foundation Expands PMTCT Program; Media Groups to Create Global Health Event

"Rates of HIV-1 Transmission per Coital Act, by Stage of HIV-1 Infection, in Rakai, Uganda ," Journal of Infectious Diseases : The study -- conducted by Maria Wawer, a professor in the department of population and family health at the Columbia... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Transmission rate

Hello DR. Fawcett, I wanted to get your opinion on what are my actual risks for infection may be? I have been with my boyfriend for two years now. I myself am a gay male and I have been tested for HIV several times before and I am always panicking...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. The incident of unprotected anal sex was higher risk, but you tested negative for that encounter. The risk of HIV transmission was low during the other hookups. Oral sex is not an effective route of transmission for... Read more »

Transmission and infection rate during treatment

If an HIV + person has been on medication for several years and is constantly monitered and there results are very good ie: viral load undetectable and CD4 count in the 800 to 900. How does this influence the percentage of transmision? if at all....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi CDF,The risk of HIV transmission decreases significantly for all forms of sexual exposure if the positive partner's HIV plasma viral load is suppressed by combination antiretroviral therapy to undetectable levels. I cannot provide you with a... Read more »

AIDS Transmission Rates

Can you tell me what would be the risk for the transmission of AIDS in a single, unprotected, vaginal sexual encounter between: an infected man and a healthy non-infected woman an infected woman and a healthy non infected man Please let me know what...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Marga, thank you for your question.I have only seen one report where a researcher estimated the risk ofinfection in a single act of unprotected intercourse. Their estimates werethat in a single act of vaginal intercourse, the chances of HIV... Read more »

women to men transmission rate

I know what they said in 2008, but in 2011 I have head that transmission rate from woman to man, when the woman is on antivirals and have an undectible viral load the transmission rate is nill. I would like feedback...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Being on effective combination antiretroviral therapy significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission, but it doesn't eliminate it. It's worth noting that plasma viral load may transiently increase unexpectedly for a wide variety... Read more »
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Oral Transmission rate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was the giver of oral stimulation to a dancer at a club, are there any statitics of transmission rate for oral being the giver then the reciever. whats a good day to test, 25 days, 45 days or just a 90 day? Thanks in advance

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chances of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everyone, i was wondering what are the chances of contracting the HIV virus having unprotected sex with someone who has it? for example, i don't understand how magic johnson have the virus and cookie (the wife) who became pregnant doesn't have... Read more »

Semantics and how we understand HIV transmission

Posted by matthewAZ, 1 Reply
I am curious about the semantics in place in our language today that guide our understanding and thinking about HIV+ people. Below I am presenting examples to elaborate on this thought.

I posted an earlier message about how I came to actualizing... Read more »

By Susan Oakie. testing. infection rate.

Posted by don, 1 Reply
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getting tested together first
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