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How Is Pcp Transmitted

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Questions about MAC and PCP transmitting

Hi Dr. Currier,I am HIV poz myself my t-cells are around 400 (lowest t-cells 160 (sept 97) but they were back to over 200 a few weeks later. VL is undetectable under 50ml/copies. I am currently on nelfinavir (twice a day) d4t/3tc and been on meds...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
MAC is transmitted somehow from the environment (no one knows exactly how). PCP is also transmitted from the environment (soil, dust, etc) but there have been rare cases of PCP transmission among patients in the same hospital room. However, in... Read more »

my bf died of PCP

My BF knew about his HIV status on Mid Jul 08 (ELISA). His Western Blot Assays Test come 1 month... Read more »

pcp transmission?

I recently met a woman and had sex with her (unsafe intercourse),we both have hiv, she hasn't... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Usted Puede Prevenir la PCP en Adultos y Adolescentes

La PCP es la infección grave más común entre las personas con el VIH. Puede ser fatal. La PCP puede prevenirse y tratarse. La mejor medicina para prevenir y tratar la PCP es TMP-SMX, también conocida como Bactrim, Septra o... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrating Hepatitis B Prevention Into Sexually Transmitted Disease Services: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and Clinic Trends -- 1997 and 2001

The authors set out to measure the progress since 1997 of implementing STD clinic-based recommendations for hepatitis B prevention. Repeating a 1997 survey, investigators in 2001 sent a survey to state, municipal, and territorial STD program... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Exposure Among Black and Minority Ethnic Youth in Northwest London: Findings From a Study Translating a Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk-Reduction Intervention to the UK Setting

Effective interventions to address the disproportionate impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young black women in the United Kingdom are lacking, noted the investigators. Thus, the Young Brent Project explored the nature and... Read more »
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Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 2 Replies
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »

FORMAS EN LAS QUE SE TRANSMITE EL VIH

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »

Cmo se transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply

Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »

Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »