Hiv Virus Receptors
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Stanford University, School of MedicineGreat questions. HIV has a very specific genetic sequence (and therefore structure) of its envelop protein that binds to the CD4 receptor in a tight lock-and-key way. The relationship between your lipids and HIV viral load is not directly related to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Davi,Actually we are one step ahead of you. A novel new anti-HIV drug therapy that inhibits CCR5 receptors has already been developed and FDA approved. It's called maraviroc. (See below.) However, before you start doing naked cartwheels... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeYour question is a little confusing, but I'll try to give you the answer your looking for. CD4+ T cell deficits are not present in all patients with HIV, and the time to develop signficanty immunocompromise (low CD4+ T cells) may vary widely... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineCoreceptors are molecules on the surface of a cell, in addition to CD4, that HIV requires to lock onto a cell in order to gain entry and infect the cell.... Read more »
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Posted by Dreamer76, 7 RepliesHello Everyone,
I was diagnosed in March (still feel quite new to this) and looking for some advice.
My initial blood tests were not just for CD4 cells and VL, but more indepth to get specific details about my virus!
The day after , my doctor told me... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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Posted by umavanukurispace shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThere is a virus in this board,uneducated,selfish,sick people that steal names and post very off and stupid info.
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