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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancer and HIV -- Trends in the United States

Since the appearance of AIDS in the early 1980s, the United States military has been collecting health-related information on affected personnel and their family members. So far, data on nearly 4,500 HIV positive people has been collected. Analyses... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regional Differences in HIV Trends in The Gambia: Results From Sentinel Surveillance Among Pregnant Women

The current study compared the seroprevalence of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in pregnant women in The Gambia between May 2000 and August 2001 with the seroprevalence of the viruses in 1993-1995. The earlier survey found HIV-1 at 0.6 percent and HIV-2 at 1.1... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Younger Gay Men in Worrying HIV Trend

In Victoria, younger men who have sex with men may be at an increasing risk of HIV infection, a new study suggests. The finding is based on age-trend comparisons of HIV diagnoses among MSM, using 2000-09 passive and sentinel HIV surveillance data in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Trends in hematology and metabolic profiles of HIV infected patients

Dr. Holodniy,Is it true that most HIV infected people will tend to have lower than normal white blood cell counts, high immunoglobulin serum (IGG, IGA and IGM)levels and a moderate to high sed rate? I know that T cell subsets are the most important...
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
All the abnormalities you describe can occur during HIV infection. None can be used as surrogate lab markers for HIV infection.... Read more »

How usual/unusual are these T cell trends?

Hi, Dr. Sherer: Thanks for your forum.HIV poz for 3 years. A few months after infection in early 2002, my CD4's went down to 600, which was lowest since infection...CD4 percent stayed in the low 40's that year, then went down t0 34% a year...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
While the average response in CD4 count trends is to lose about 100 CD4 cells per year, the range of responses from individual to individual is quite broad. At the far end of the spectrum, long term non-progressors, who are only 1-2% of all... Read more »

trends of numbers

Hi Dr Holodniy here is my ? i tested positive for hiv 1 on elisa wb dec 27 2011 had my first follow up jan 19th 2012 initial blood work showed normal cd4 counts 715 38% cd8%532 32% rna showed no virus load undetectable. i never had a risk for hiv...
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
I agree there is a lot of fluctuation in your CD4 count and percent. The HIV viral load results are intermittently low positive and indicate a low level of viral replication in the absence of treatment. On the one hand, your CD4 count/percent are in... Read more »

Unexpected CD4 % trend

Hi, Dr. Holodniy:Thank you for your outstanding forum. I have been HIV poz for three years. Lowest CD4 count was 600, which was three months after infection. Lowest CD4 percent was 34% a year after infection and in the 44 to 48% range since. Most...
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
If you are not receiving HIV treatment, then you are definitely in the minority with those excellent CD4 counts and percentages. You don't indicate your viral load, but I suspect it is on the low side or undetectable. The loss of CD4 cells over... Read more »
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disturbing trend any thoughts?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
I have noticed a disturbing trend of people on this site and other sites. People who have symptoms of hiv /aids for prolonged amounts of time who continue a downward spiral of there health., but always test negative for hiv. I know of my own... Read more »

in responce to my trend 28 day test

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply
Thanks for all the responces. I spoke with a HIV specialist, She said if anything did happen 90% of hiv infections POZ test results will occur within the first 30 days Average is 25 days for a healthy individial. I have tested at day 12 (Hiv Blood)... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

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