Hiv Weak Strain
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,While there are indeed many different strains of HIV and some are more aggressive than others, if your virus has depleted your CD4 count down to 250, I would not refer to it as weak, even if your plasma viral load is not excessively high.... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same... Read more »
Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV StrainOfficials from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene last week announced they had detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is highly resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The... Read more »
Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in NYC Patient Similar to Treatable Canadian Cases; Debate Over Announcement ContinuesThe rare, drug-resistant HIV strain recently detected in a New York City man appears to be "similar in some ways" to two HIV cases in Canada that first appeared in 2001 and did not lead to the spread of a "supervirus," the Washington Post ... Read more »
Study Shows Prevalence of Drug-Resistant HIV Strains in Uganda Rising, Among Highest in Sub-Saharan Africa"The prevalence of drug-resistant HIV strains in Uganda has risen from 8.6 percent to 12 percent in the last five years, one of the highest rates in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a recent study ," PlusNews reports. "The PharmAccess African... Read more »
Researchers Working to Develop Treatments for Patients Initially Infected With Drug-Resistant HIV StrainsResearchers are developing treatments for HIV/AIDS patients initially infected with drug-resistant strains of HIV because such cases often are "harder to treat" than cases in which the virus mutates and becomes resistant over time in response to... Read more »
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Posted by PozInOrlando, 2 RepliesI found out my strain of HIV is resistant to one entire class of meds (Can't remember the name of the class, but the Dr explained it was the one where you only take 1 pill a day) I almost wanted to cry knowing I have a resistant form of HIV, I... Read more »
Posted by Vasyl, 1 ReplyHi.
Could someone from old inhabitants give an advice to which site expert can I address my question?
It is about testing for rare strains and groups.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHaving been through a past HIV scare, I was watching the news this evening and became quite concerned over what I heard. This medical segment went on to state that there have been at least a dozen HIV/AIDS patients in Vancouver that are no longer... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had an stupid possible exposure in South East Asia late last year. Since then, I have developed many ARS symptoms, including Oral Hairy Leukiepia, swollen glands, but my antibody tests still negative and I could not get in to HIV specity clinic.... Read more »
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