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New Strain Of Aids Virus

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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
...both partners are HIV positive, not only to prevent superinfection, but also to prevent other STDs that could exacerbate an HIV infection.Dr. BobSuperinfection Real? Apr 18, 2009Dr. Bob,I'm positive, healthy, on meds, undetectable, 765+ tcell,... 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
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Irish Scientist Discovers New Strain of AIDS Virus

...An Irish researcher has discovered a new strain of HIV that could provide vital clues in the search for an AIDS vaccine. Scientist Grace McCormack, of the National University 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 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 »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly Progresses to AIDS

...-- does not respond to three classes of anti-retroviral medication, and also appears to greatly shorten the interval between HIV infection and the onset of AIDS. The patient is a male in his mid-40s who reported multiple male sex partners and... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...to early mid june 2010 all came negative. She has a hoarse voice as well Considering that I am in sub-Saharan Africa where HIV is rampant and our soldiers go to West Africa for peace keeping missions and the CSW confirmed she had a soldier... Read more »

Another strain of HIV1

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 experienced with this kind of confusion, please... Read more »

aggressive strain

Posted by borrowedtime, 5 Replies
...is there anyone who has an "aggressive strain" of the hiv virus who can share about his/her health/survival experiences? i was told last monday, 04/06/09, that i have an aggressive Read more »

new HIV strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...responding to the standard treatment given for HIV/AIDS infection. This doctor went on to explain, they feel there is a new strain of HIV becoming more prevalent that is immune to standard treatment. Has anyone else heard about this or can shed... Read more »