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New Strain Of Aids And Its Symptoms

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partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,Another two married dudes (who certainly never should have been married in the first place) who had longstanding HIV/AIDS infections and you didn't know it until this past August???? Hmmm . . . here we have additional evidence once... Read more »

Reinfection risk in HIV+ Partners with same viral strain (REINFECTION, SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

Hi. My partner and I were both diagnosed with HIV this past week. We are pretty sure we know where... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...strain. This combination of highly drug-resistant HIV and rapid progression to AIDS has not been identified before ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/18). Several newspapers have published editorials and opinion pieces discussing the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Developing HIV/AIDS Vaccine That Targets Three Virus Strains Spreading in China, Other Countries

... Researchers are developing an HIV/AIDS vaccine that targets three strains of the virus spreading through parts of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Reuters reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Different HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies Being Debated After Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...Following New York City health officials' announcement last week that they have detected a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates are examining different prevention strategies, some calling for a "renewed commitment to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces in Response to Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...strain. This combination of highly drug-resistant HIV and rapid progression to AIDS had not been identified before ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/25). Several newspapers have published editorials and opinion pieces discussing the... 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
...evening 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.... Read more »

Another strain of HIV1

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ARS symptoms, including Oral Hairy Leukiepia, swollen glands, but my antibody tests still negative and I could not get in to HIV specity clinic. I'm sure it is one of the strains that current HIV1 antibodies test can not pick up...Anyone have... Read more »

PCR not detecting all strains of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...relax now, I'm still concerned, because I have read that all commercially available PCR-kits are just looking for the common HIV-1 strains, and are neither able to detect HIV-1-subtype-O nor HIV-2! Because of that, I am wondering why so many... Read more »