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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...hepatitis B or C, your physician may refer you to a liver specialist who also specializes in HIV. If you are seeing other health care providers, besides your HIV specialist, be sure that they are all in contact. Track Your HIV/AIDS Tests It's best to buy a notebook and use it whenever you go to the doctor to write questions you have and take notes and even write down all your monitoring test results. When you start taking medications, you...
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Concerned with HIV Testing and Monitoring in Developing countries.

BenjaminThanks for your effort and dedication that you and your team have demonstrated in helping us. We always marvel the information you share with us. Hey Benjamin a friend of mine is HIV+ and discovered this mid last year. Early this year her...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.In resource-limited countries, the standards for laboratory monitoring of HIV infection may differ significantly from the US or Europe.As you point out HIV viral load tests can be considerably more expensive Read more »

are there viral load tests to monitor my hiv-2?

Dr. Young,Are there viral load tests to monitor hiv-2?Sandy
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...There aren't any commercially available tests to monitor HIV-2 viral loads. Some research centers (CDC, for example) might have such technology for special settings. BY Read more »

HIV DNA Monitoring

I live in a European country where although treatment is free the quality is not always the best. I noticed a respose by Dr. Holodniy on 28/03 where he says that "HIV DNA has not been used to monitor treatment". My doctor uses bDNA HIV (Keq/ml) to...
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
...The bDNA assay is a technique to measure HIV RNA in blood plasma. This is quite different than measuring HIV DNA contained inside cells. Read more »

Can Hep C be gotten thru taking reputable blood labs monitoring my HIV stuff?

"Finally, sexual transmission of hepatitis C can occur although it is not common. Safe sex would mean use of barrier protection, like a condom. You can't get hepatitis C from kissing. However, you should avoid sharing razors or toothbrushes that...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No, I would stress that hepatitis C is not spread by having your blood drawn.Dr. McGovern Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor , Reuters Profile Skills Training Programs for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Malawi, Swaziland

...Monitor on Thursday profiled a car-mechanic school in Chiradzulu, Malawi, for children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. The program -- run by former grocery store and car-repair shop owner Yasin Mbuka "[i]n a shell of his old... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Profiles Young African Leaders, Including Head of Botswana's National HIV Treatment Program

...to the Monitor . Before deciding to head the program, which is considered "the developing world's most comprehensive" HIV/AIDS treatment model, Darkoh said that he wanted a "clear mandate" and independence within the government sector, adding... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reuters Profiles South African Program Using Text Messages to Monitor, Track HIV/AIDS Patients

... Reuters on Thursday profiled CellLife, a program in South Africa that uses cell phone text messaging to monitor and track HIV/AIDS patients, Reuters AlertNet reports. During home visits, counselors ask patients a series of programmed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Examines U.S.-Backed Program Trying to Change S. African Men's Views of Sex to Curb HIV Spread

...relationships to help curb the spread of HIV in the country. The United States' five-year, $15 billion President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief contributes to MAP, which encourages men in the country to help prevent domestic violence, promote... Read more »
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Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

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...AIDSRelief staff and partners. 3.Manages the overall budget in collaboration with the AIDSRelief Project Manager; closely tracks and monitors the effective use of program funds in the overall implementation of the project. 4.Ensures that grant... Read more »

Technical Advisor, Zambia

Posted by Anonymous
...Position: Technical Advisor Organization: HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health USAID/ Zambia Location: Lusaka, Zambia Duration: Short-term Assignment: April September 2006 Job Read more »

hiv viral load

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...Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a professor of mathematics and computer... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Clinical Director - Northern CA

Posted by Anonymous
...Open Door Community Health Centers in Arcata, CA is looking for a HIV/AIDS Clinical Director. Position responsible for guiding and monitoring all clincal aspects of the development, implementation, and Read more »