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Hiv Type 2 Prognosis

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Co-infection HIV-1 and HIV-2

Hi, I was diagnosed positive two weeks ago to both HIV-1 and HIV-2. My first labs are 576 CD4 and 22.000 copies of HIV-1. I am currently living in Japan and unfortunately, I was told that there is no way to know the viral load of HIV-2. I am worried...
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
...It is difficult to get HIV-2 viral load results outside of a research study or research labs. Your current HIV-1 status indicates that you have a normal CD4 Read more »

HIV 2 and progression to Aids

Hello! For someone infected with HiV 2 how long it will take to progress in Aids ,and... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...to the chemical compounds that make up the genetic material in the virus. The new FDA-approved test detects nucleic acid from HIV-2 and from HIV-1 Group O. HIV-2 infections and HIV-1 Group O infections are predominantly found on the African... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prognosis for HIV/AIDS Patients Could Be Better Determined After Patients Begin Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

...Prognosis for HIV/AIDS patients might be better determined after the patient has received six months of antiretroviral therapy rather than Read more »
The Body PRO

Data on HIV Disease Prognosis 5 Years After Initiating HAART

...Collaboration consists of 12 large cohorts from countries in Europe and North America. The collaboration was established to estimate the prognosis of HIV treatment-naive patients initiating HAART. The 3-year data were previously published in The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

First HIV-2 Infection of a Japanese Confirmed

...Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has notified prefectures, hospitals and health centers to be aware of the possible spread of HIV-2 following the first such case report involving a Japanese man. The ministry, which received the report last... Read more »
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HIV-2?

Posted by happyheart, 1 Reply
...Hello, when is someone at risk for getting HIV-2? If your sex partner is from Egypt, are u in danger, since Egypt IS in Africa? Read more »

hiv-2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...From the U.S. never been to Africa, took a test that only tested for hiv-1, do I need to be worried about hiv-2 after unprotected sex? Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »

Test for HIV 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that there is HIV 1 and HIV 2. Do most tests look for both? Thanks for you help. Read more »