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Nhl Case Presentation In Hiv Patient

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I'm a 50 yo man VIH positive since 1992, cd4=970 VL=<0. My treatment is: Emtriva 200mg qid, Norvir 100mg bid, Lexiva 700mg bid, Viread 300mg qid. In 2001 I got NHL cd4=900 VL= <0 and was treated with CHOP, m-BACOD and Rituxan, my type of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

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University of British Columbia
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Merck & Co., Inc.

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies

I have just been diagnosed in the last week.

I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life.

When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have just recently been diagnosed with the following labs:
CD4 count - 8
Viral load - 780,000
Potentially, I was infected over 10 years ago, but have been relatively symptom free.
I was just wondering what percentage of others found themselves in this... Read more »

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

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Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005)

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV


Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected

[WASHINGTON] A decision by New York health officials to announce the
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