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How Does Hiv Replicate

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HIV Replication

Hi Dr. Sherer:Does HIV still replicate or mutates even though a person is undetectable?Thank you.
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...Yes. Even in the presence of a viral load below 50 copies/ml, there is evidence of ongoing replication in sequestered sites of HIV infection such as the central nervous system and the gonads. Different viral evolution patterns have been observed... Read more »

Replication Capacity and HIV disease progression

I recently seroconverted two months ago. Shortly afterwards, the HIV clinic that I being... Read more »

Non CD4 replication

HIV uses CD4 cells to replicate and is blocked by HAART from doing this explaining a VL UD when... Read more »
The Body PRO

Immune Control of HIV Replication

...heart of the epidemic, regarding how the body tries to fight HIV infection, and attempts to understand why some people develop AIDS within six months of becoming infected 1 and other people actually do well and seem to be able to survive... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Replication Capacity and Treatment Decisions

...Researchers have known since the mid-1990s that some versions (strains) of HIV are less potent than others. Yet only recently have a number of studies sought to determine whether reductions or increases in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Observe HIV Replication in Real Time

... For the first time, US researchers have observed the assembly of HIV in real-time, they recently reported in Nature . Using total internal reflection microscopy, a technique developed at Rockefeller Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Say Latently Infected Cells May Stoke the Fire of HIV Replication

...Reservoirs of dormant HIV hiding out in the immune systems of infected individuals play a critical role in sustaining active infection, according to a Read more »
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See,I told you HIV replicates a cell's DNA TO RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The below is plagerized from Gallant ( the guru!) I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus. However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die by... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Sun exposure & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if exposure to the sun (in my case going to Mexico to the beach with family for a week) can be bad for HIV positive people. Will/can sun exposure cause HIV to replicate? (forget about melanoma, and all that) I just want to sit at... Read more »