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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Hypersensitivity Test for Ziagen Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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HLA matched bone marrow from HIV non-progressors?

Dear Doctor: I noticed in the July edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency that an HIV-infected patient has been treated successfully with intensive chemotherapy combined with a bone marrow transplant. The transplant came from an HLA...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
A few years ago, bone marrow transplantation in HIV-infected patients was unthinkable. We will indeed be seeing more and more reports of it. Currently however it remains quite a toxic procedure. Only time will tell how this will pan out in the... Read more »

HLA-B5701 NH, NH2, sulphonamide Problem of treatment

My name is Robert Jankowski. I am a resident of Warsaw in Poland. I am 46 years old. Guidance homosexual. Since August 2011 I was diagnosed with HIV. The first test for HIV was conducted in 2004. HIV Ag / Ab negative. To infection may have occurred...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rate of drug allergy/sensitivity to sulfa drugs appears higher in HIV+ patients. You dont mention what your HIV level was or resistance profile. If maraviroc is available, consider assessment for CCR5 status.Use of an integrase inhibitor or... Read more »

Writing for 4th time, pls do respond, else i shall die, HLA-B27 +ve effecting ELISA HIV Test

Dear Doc.I have tried to view all the acrchieves but could not get my answer. I am writing for the 4th time, pls do respond.I had an unprotected oral followed by a protected vaginal sex ( i do not remember any condom slippage or things like that )...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV risk was extremely low at best. Your symptoms have been linked to other ailments appendicitis, giardiasis, duodenal ulcer with H. pylori, etc. Your HIV tests all 16 of them out to 17 months post-potential exposure are negative.... Read more »

HLA B5701 does this mean I have HIV

I recently got my genome done, and it said that there was a 94% chance I had the HLA B5701 marker, does this mean I am HIV+ without knowing it?? I have gotten tested twice since I sent off my saliva to be tested (finger prick), and they have both...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.In short, no.The HLA B5701 marker is a human gene, not a viral gene. It's relevance to HIV is that having a positive test for HLA B5701 means that one's risk of developing an allergic reaction to a HIV... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

BRoken Angel/HIV resistent people follow up.

Posted by Anonymous
Hi , i poosted about people being HIV resistent, I asked if anyone has heard of this. Im not trying to spread rumours or give out hope. The fact is out of 6 billion people you cant tell me straight in the eye not one person is resistent. I have been... Read more »

HIV resistent people

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a follow up on someone else post. What if there are HIV resistaent people out there. Maybe those symptoms we had was a serosonverion but maybe our body had a little extra oomph and killed it off. You cant tell me the millions of people out... Read more »

Highly resistant HIV

Posted by BeerMe30, 3 Replies
I have posted under different topics, really never sure which one is right. It has been a month after finding out positive. I just found out my lab results yesterday and it shows I have a high resistant form of HIV. I am just looking to hear from... Read more »