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How Soon Does HIV Becomes Non-infectious In The Enviroment

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Ask the Experts

Non-infectious HIV

Dr. Holodniy,I have read that 99.8% of HIV RNA is non infectious.If this is so, then non-infectious HIV is the source of RNA and proteins (including protease) from which the genetics and other characteristics of HIV are derived. This strikes me as...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You maybe correct to a point. We however know that people with a viral load of 100,000 progress more quickly than people with a viral load of 1,000. Even if 98% of the virus is defective, the actual number derived from the viral load test has been... Read more »

Non-Infectious Genital Warts

Hello. I understand that genital warts are caused by HPV. I've heard that current treatments... Read more »

Non-detectable does not equal Non-Infectious

Could you explain how being non-detectable would lessen being infectious? Also, is there a way to... Read more »

What's in It for Non-AIDS Infectious Diseases Researchers?

So far all of the postings on this blog series have been about HIV/AIDS research or about diseases that are major comorbidities. This is appropriate since we have been discussing the upcoming re-competition of a clinical trials infrastructure that... Read more »
Infectious Diseases Society of America

HIV and TB Scientists, Clinicians to Launch Infectious Diseases Center for Global Health Policy and Advocacy

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) today announced the establishment of a new Infectious Diseases Center for Global Health Policy and Advocacy, which will support and promote U.S. efforts to... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg Assay) Tradename(s) Format Sample Use Manufacturer Approval Date Auszyme Monoclonal EIA Serum / Plasma / Cadaveric Serum Donor Screen & Conf. Kit Abbott Laboratories... Read more »

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Rates Lower in HAART-Treated Patients

Background Untreated HIV infection confers a huge increase in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Understanding the extent to which HAART mitigates this risk is of vital importance to HIV-infected persons. Details of This Study Waterson... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or Non-HIV AIDS, is associated with a patented retroviral particle called Human Intracisternal A-Type Particle-Type II, or HIAP-II.

Autoimmune Technologies is developing viral protein antibody tests based on HIAP-II... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE:
Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Claus Khnlein, Germany

English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the
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Alternative to Using an Infectious Disease Special

Posted by Choosing2Liv
As I may have mentioned, Ive been EXTREMELY disappointed with my Infectious Disease doctor and his staff. They have canceled two of my last appointments without notice or apology; they typically schedule blood work AFTER my visits and have been... Read more »

hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a girl who had a guy rub his penis on my vagina while only having our underwear on.He ejaculated and I know his sperm absorbed through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way... Read more »