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N And O Hiv Strains

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Clarification URGENTLY needed re subtype B

Hello Dr Bob - I live in the UK - could you just clarify for me that the HIV test used in the UK tests for subtype B? The reason I ask is that I read this online and it has perplexed me:EIA tests which can detect either one or both types of HIV have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addition to Group M subtypes A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and K, there are about 15 circulating recombinant forms (CRFs). Six strains account for most HIV infections: A, B, C, D, and CRFs -- CRF01-AE and CRF02-AG. Another group of viruses is... Read more »

RARE HIV STRAINS INTO PERSPECTIVE

Hello Ryan, thanks for all the insight. You do a valuable service! There seems to be a lot of... Read more »

strains of hiv and seroconversion

Hi Dr. Bob-I have searched the archives and couldn't find the exact answer I was looking for. First... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

... Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus Read more »
The Body

HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...her diagnosis. Her CD4 count has remained around 300 since her diagnosis. She has never shown a symptom of advanced HIV/AIDS. She has never been on HIV treatment -- or, at least, she wasn't on treatment when this study was first received... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...and Healthy Bones If you don't have joint pain, it is also important to exercise on a regular basis. When you exercise your muscles pull against your bones, which helps keep them healthy and strong. The best kind of exercise to keep your bones... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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strains M and O

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was reading some "Ask the Experts" archives and found a question about strains M and O.... in which the expert recommended special testing for. I googled it and found a case of a woman back in the mid 90's Read more »

HIV1?HIV2?HIV-O?HIV-N?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...listen to you. Its your body. Its your health. And if your doctor doesnt like it. go get another one. There were like 3 new strains of the flu last year, and my annual shot protected me for none of them. Why think HIV mutates any differently? Read more »

HIV-1? HIV-2? HIV-O?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...listen to you. Its your body. Its your health. And if your doctor doesnt like it. go get another one. There were like 3 new strains of the flu last year, and my annual shot protected me for none of them. Why think HIV mutates any differently? Read more »

more Group N

Posted by Anonymous
...: AIDS. 2004 Jul 2;18(10):1371-81. Related Articles, Links Phylogenetic characteristics of three new HIV-1 N strains and implications Read more »