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Is Romania The Most Infected With Hiv In Central Europe

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

In the current study, the researchers set out to describe sexual and HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk behaviors in Slovenia. In 1999-2001, a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the general population, ages 18-49, was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Rise Steeply in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Says UN Report

Last year, 1.5 million people were living with HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a 250 percent increase since 2001, UN agencies reported Wednesday. This region saw the fastest HIV growth in the world, and AIDS-related deaths increased as... Read more »
UNAIDS

Eastern Europe and Central Asia

HIV incidence is rising faster in this region than anywhere else in the world. There were an estimated 250,000 new infections in 2001, raising to 1 million the number of people living with HIV. In the Russian Federation, the startling increase in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

in romania follow up for the WW

Hi Dr Bob,As a former Worry (non-genital!) Wart (WW), boil, and all-around OCD freak show in a faraway land, I just wanted to send a brief final follow-up to my previous two mails, because having been there I know how a WW obsessively plows through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Wild Bill,Thanks for the entertaining Dracula/Draculina-inspired follow-up! I, for one, knew you were (a) not too sick to write and (b) not hanging from a tree in a Transylvanian forest with a shoelace tied around your neck.The reason I knew (a)... Read more »

can central serous retinopathy be a symptom of hiv infection?

Hi, I was recently seeing a person who is hiv positive. While our sexual activity was limited, I did receive oral sex from my partner without a condom. I have now been diagnosed with Central Serous Retinopathy, and I am wondering whether this could...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would be a very unusual manifestation of recent HIV infection. Getting tested for HIV seems to be reasonable to allay your concerns.... Read more »

HIV types commin in Europe ??

Hello, If I was infected in Europe (germany) should I get tested for HIV 1 , or should I also do HIV 2 ?? high risk exposure with known HIV+ person 4 months ago. Passed HIV 1/2 test in germany at 2 and 6 weeks post exposure. Also passed HIV 1...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Most currently available antibody kits test for both HIV 1 and 2. If you were infected in Europe, these kits should diagnose the most likely strains.... Read more »

clinics in Europe

Dear Doc.Please could You indicate some good clinic centers in Western Europe dealing with hiv treatment. Thank YouS.M....
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
It would be easier to be specific if you had questions in mind. There are important research and treatment centers in many European cities, and I will offend someone if I give a partial list. Nonetheless, some of the cities that come to mind include... Read more »
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europe infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello there. I have been about ten months past a possible conection to hiv. I tested at the three month and six month plateau negative for hiv. My encounter was in europe while I was on a business trip. I was drinking one night and wound up having... Read more »

6 months in Europe!!

Posted by BigMistake, 3 Replies
HI you guys.

I finally got the courage to phone a local test centre for HIV. And they said they won't test me until 6 months have passed!!! Amazing. I thought Europe was strong on the 3 month window. Obviously not. I'll have to do something else now.
B... Read more »

Window period in eastern europe

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Folks,
Couls anyone let me know what is the window period in Eastern European countries like Romania and all. Also, does the window period vary by region depending upon the type of HIV prevalant over there.
Please answer.... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »