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New Strain Hiv

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Is it possible that I caught new strain of HIV from Singapore and it's undetectable?

Dr. Bob - I have been reading the forum for the longtime and I really need your help. This is my third time posting the question. Here's is the brief history of my troubles. I visited the Singapore in March of 2008 and for the first time in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...information and testimonials there both enlightening and reassuring.Thank you for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. It's warmly appreciated. In return, I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive three-month... Read more »

new strains of HIV?

I am a long-time survivor living with HIV for 20 years. I am frequently asked questions concerning... Read more »

New Strain of HIV found

Hello Dr. Bob, I just heard on the news that doctors in NYC found a new strain of HIV that is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover New Strain of HIV Closely Related to Simian Virus

... Scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV in a 62-year-old woman from Cameroon that "differs from the three known strains ... and appears to be closely related to a form of simian virus recently discovered in wild gorillas" according to a ... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Statement by New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden on Rare Strain of HIV in a New York City Resident

...infection with a strain that is resistant to many drugs in three classes of HIV medications, and which appears to have progressed to AIDS within 4 to 20 months after infection. We continue to move forward in our investigation to identify the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Lingering Doubts About Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in New York City

... The Los Angeles Times on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS experts' doubts about the importance of a rare, highly drug-resistant HIV strain detected in a New York City man in February Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

...for infectious diseases. According to FDA, the TaqScreen MPX Test is the first to be able to detect HIV-2 and HIV-1 Group O strains of the virus at the same time (AP/ Miami Herald , 12/30/08). Jesse Goodman, director of FDA's Center for... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

new HIV strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and became quite concerned over what I heard. This medical segment went on to state that there have been at least a dozen HIV/AIDS patients in Vancouver that are no longer responding to the standard treatment given for HIV/AIDS infection. This... Read more »

To the experts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(anything is possibile) the thread is given. Could you please tell us how her situtation is different then most. What is her HIV not the same as most? Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous In the early 1980s poppers were documented to cause the development of KS (Kaposi's sarcoma) which was one of the original AIDS defining conditions. Crystal meth and poppers are contributing to AIDS amongst gay men and not the... Read more »