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Hiv Viral Microbiology

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HIV+ working at Microbiology Lab

Dear Doctor,If I am HIV+ and I am working at the Microbiology lab which is bacteriology and virology ,,is there any risk for me to get opportunistic infections if I work at this lab or not ?do you think I shall change my job?please can you send me...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You should share your HIV status on a confidential basis with your supervisor. If your immune system is still relatively strong and you follow appropriate technique scrupulously, then your risk of occupational exposure is small. However, if your T... Read more »

Viral Load/HIV type 1,2 cross reactions and viral mutations

You guys have a great informative site here. The best one on the web. Keep up the good work. I... Read more »

Hep C Viral Load vs HIV Viral Load

About 10 years ago I was diagnosed with having Hep C. My Mother was able to get me on medication... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load, HIV Treatment and Sexual HIV Transmission

Summary HIV viral load is the amount of HIV (or number of virus) in the bodily fluids of someone living with HIV. It is measured in the blood as part of routine clinical care. A higher viral load is associated with a higher risk of HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Replicate in Intestinal Lining Even After HAART Reduces Viral Load, Study Says

HIV can replicate and suppress the immune system in the intestinal lining, even after blood tests show that highly active antiretroviral therapy is reducing viral loads, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of Virology ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment and Viral Load: What Do We Know About Their Effect on HIV Transmission?

Antiretroviral treatment can reduce the viral load in the blood and other bodily fluids to undetectable levels and research shows this can decrease the risk of HIV transmission. This knowledge has generated interest among people living with HIV and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Update on New Antiretroviral Drugs

Harold Kessler Harold Kessler, M.D., is a professor of Medicine, Immunology/Microbiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he has an HIV practice, and is a supervising clinician at the CORE Center, a joint venture between Cook... Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old
hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies
hiv viral load <400. would your viral load be over 400 after 6 months exposure? Read more »

Viral culture test for hiv. gmanbill?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me if having a viral culture is a good idea,
for finding hiv.ive already had dna,bdna,pcr,antibodys,antigen.

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Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
Hi all -

I was wondering if I can get your take on something.

I'm a researcher learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know... Read more »