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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 Read more »

Propolis Apitoxina & PEP?

Dear Benjamin greetings from South America,Ive been on Pep for the last 15 days due to and... Read more »

Tb with CD4 over 700

I had a positive result of sputum to TB, CT of chest shows nodules like rice size cavities... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Identifies Proteins That Help Provide Immunity Against HIV Among Commercial Sex Workers in Kenya

...Journal of Proteome Research , researchers from the University of Manitoba , along with participants from Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory and the University of Nairobi , indentified more than 15 proteins in a group of Kenyan... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...Treatment When Should You Be Tested? Women and Viral Load Areas of Future Viral Load Research What Is a Viral Load? HIV attacks immune system cells called CD4 cells. HIV takes over these cells and turns them into virus factories... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...identifying information such as the brand name and generic name of the product, the following sections appear: Description Microbiology and Clinical Pharmacology Indications and Usage Contraindications Warnings Precautions Adverse... Read more »
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I urge your kind/prompt reply !!! PLZ Cant handle

Posted by radicalhonesty, 2 Replies
...with her. three days after the exposure I start feel burning after I done from peeing. One week after exposure I did STD & microbiologi urine & HIV tests: All STD tests are negative (VDRL - TPHA - Chlamedia (IgG/IgM) - HBsAg - Anti HSV... Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...problem. But the disease never went away, and it's a huge problem," said Gelbard, who is professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Microbiology and Immunology. "There are a fair number of similarities between this brain disease and other diseases,... Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...TRIM22 is an essential part of our body's ability to fight off HIV," Dr. Stephen Barr, a researcher in the department of medical microbiology and immunology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, said in a prepared statement. The study was... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...again the results NEGATIVE.I have since tested 4 more ELISA and 2 PCR RNA again all negative. How is this possible do I have HIV or not? Could all the previous testing be false positive? From what I have read this seems very unlikely. Could... Read more »