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Is Cryptococcosis Contagious

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cryptococcosis neoformans microscopic slide photo or drawing

Hello,I am a middle school student currently working on a report dealing with Cryptococcosis Neoformans and am searching for a photo or drawing of the fungus. Could you please "steer" me in the right direction to find this...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Look in a textbook about fungi and fungal infections-- you'll find pictures there.... Read more »

Is CMV contagious? Am I contagious to unborn children?

The "opportunistic infections" page does not have a "Ask A Question" link.I... Read more »

is chlymidia contagious?

can you get chlymidia from using the bathroom or drinking after someone who has it?... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Sixteen Radical Steps to End the AIDS Epidemic

From a special plenary session titled "Looking to the Future -- The Epidemic Steps to End the Epidemic in 2031, and New Directions in AIDS Research" at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, August 6, 2008. Twenty years ago this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Homophobia Sweeping Africa Like a Disease, Says Rights Group

The African Union must end its silence concerning homophobia on the continent and take urgent measures to stop this "growing and insidious contagion," the group AIDS-Free World says. "The problem is definitely getting worse," said Paula Donovan,... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

Index of Articles From Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

About Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report Vol. 9, Issue 15 (April 2007) To read PDF, click here Letter From the Editor By David A. Wohl, M.D. Coverage of the 14th Conference on Retroviruses... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Today is the mark of 25 years

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Today, as when it was officially first recognized on June 5, 1981, this vicious infectious agent remains unique even within its own classification of retroviruses. More is now known about it than any other microbe. Nonetheless, this anniversary in... Read more »

Can I get Shingles from another Poz guy if I had ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get shingles from another poz person even if I already had them myself in the past??? Read more »