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Hiv Virus 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 »

please help doctor hiv scare(d) in Romania

Dear Dr. Frascino,I very much need your professional opinion. I'm far from home (US) and alone,... Read more »

possible cure for HIV soon - Ceragenins?

I came across with this article:, including a... 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 »
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 »
McGill University

HIV-1's "Hijacking Mechanism" Pinpointed by McGill/JGH Researchers

...colleagues at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia -- may have found a chink in the armour of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), the microorganism which causes AIDS. They have pinpointed the key cellular... Read more »
The University of Melbourne

Understanding the Tricks of HIV Infection

...said the study focussed on the interplay between virus and the immune system and how this affected the number of copies of the HIV virus in the body. "Our research revealed that maintaining a weakened strain of the virus during the early stages... Read more »
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Abbot Elisa positively the best!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...National HIV Reference Laboratory, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Two competitive anti-HIV ELISA screening assays (Behring and Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...of Science journal Pathogens. Previous research had found that other genes in the TRIM family could prevent certain forms of HIV viruses from replicating, CBC News reported. Barr and his colleagues are now investigating how TRIM22 can be... 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 »

why everybody should get a western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative with symptoms? read these Read more »