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Mutations In Hiv

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Innate Immunity for HIV?? (DELTA 32 MUTATION, 2011)

Hi Doctor. (Love your Humor)I was wondering if someone can be immune from getting HIV/AIDS. I was diagnosed back in Jan 2010 with a cd4 Count of84 also diagnosed with Hiv Encehalopothy with extensive gliosis in my brain. I have been with my negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Hawaii Guy,There is a genetic mutation termed Delta 32 that does confer immunity to the most common type of HIV (CCR5). See below. Alternatively it's also possible Read more »

Can HIV meds mutate the virus so that it is undetectable on tests?

I just wondered if there have been any cases of someone testing repeatedly negative on antibody and... Read more »

Effects of mutation on HIV detection.

The creation of AIDS vaccine is hindered terribly by the rapid mutation of the virus. Does mutation... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genetic Variations Might Be Causing Mutations to HIV, Making It Less Potent, Study Says

...Reuters reports. Some people have versions of an immune system gene, called HLA, that are "known to force HIV to tolerate mutations that damage its ability to reproduce," according to Carolyn Williamson of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of... Read more »
The Body

HIV Mutations

... Although most copies of HIV are identical, about 1% of your HIV will naturally contain "mutations." What does all this have to do with drug resistance? The answer is that HIV isn't perfect: While HIV is furiously reproducing, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Amino Acid Mutations in Protein Might Make HIV Vulnerable to Immune System Attack, Study Finds

... Mutations found in four amino acids in the protein that surrounds HIV might make the virus vulnerable to the immune system, according to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV's Success Might Lie in Its Mutations

...component might continue to resist the strain of HIV it first encountered -- or strains used in laboratory tests -- subsequent viral mutations weaken its ability to mount an effective defense. The researchers reported their findings in the... Read more »
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mutated hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently Is that true the fact that exist mutated hiv(can't detect Antibody test)? If the fact's true.. How should we do? Read more »

Mutation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have an undetectable or mutated hiv strain? Possible exposure 8 years ago, -ve elisa and DNA PCR taken in the past 4 months. Tons of symptoms within the last year Read more »

Black Swan Theory/Event

Posted by Impossible
...caused the delayed seroconversion, them being an elite controller, CMV causing significant immunosuppression concomitant with HIV infection., or a uniquely and rarely mutated HIV strain delaying HIV seroconversion with a specific assay(another... Read more »

mutation

Posted by drnsee, 3 Replies
...I'm aware that the HIV virus itself may mutate over time. However, my partner who has had HIV twice as long as I have heard that it actually mutates Read more »