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Rare Subtypes Of Hiv 2

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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...RealTime test. It's among the most sensitive viral load tests available. It has demonstrated the ability to detect diverse group M subtypes of HIV (including all known non-B subtypes) as well as group N and O isolates. I'm not recommending you... Read more »

French guy concerned about Hiv 1, Hiv 2, sub-type O...???

Hi Docteur Bob,I am a French guy living in the Portland, OR area.Comment vas-tu?Ok, I have some... Read more »

What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the... Read more »
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HIV-1 Superinfection: AE Subtype Supplanted by B Subtype

... HIV-1 Superinfection: AE Subtype Supplanted by B Subtype (ThOrA1381) Authored by S. Jost, M.C. Bernard, L. Kaiser, S. Yerly, B. Hirschel, L. Goh, L. Perrin Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of HIV-1 Subtype on Women Receiving Single Dose Nevirapine Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV-1 Vertical Transmission

...Little is known about the relationship between HIV-1 subtype (clade) and HIV-1 transmission or pathogenesis. Subtypes A and D account for most HIV-1 infections in Uganda. The HIV Network for Prevention Trials (HIVNET) 012 study in Uganda recently Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence for Onward Transmission of HIV-1 Non-B Subtype Strains in the United Kingdom

...heterosexual sex in sub-Saharan Africa. In the current study, the researchers looked for evidence of onward transmission of non-B subtypes in an ethnically diverse cohort of HIV-1-infected patients in South London. In-house enzyme-linked... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PLoS Medicine , Journal of Infectious Diseases Articles on HIV/AIDS, Global Health Issues; Uncommon HIV Subtypes in Minnesota; 2005 Gates Award for Global Health

...Minnesota Department of Health Hennepin County Medical Center HIV program identified 83 HIV-positive people who have HIV subtypes that are not common in the United States. Identifying viral subtypes could have implications for vaccine... Read more »
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Hiv 2 or other subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...negative results were comforting for about 5 days and then the symptoms came peering back into the picture. How prevelant are HIV 2 and the other strains of HIV in the US? I know home access only uses 1st Generation Elisa and it would probably... Read more »

HIV 2 and Subtype O

Posted by Anonymous
...I have done some research on HIV 2 and Subtype O but haven't found any definitive information on whether or not the current antibody tests pick up these strains. Read more »

subtypes of hiv in egypt

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all. Does anyone know what the odds are that a man I know from Egypt could have a rare strain of HIV (ex HIV 2 or 0) considering that he has not been there Egypt)since 1990 and has tested negative for HIV 3 times in the US. I am concerned Read more »

HIV with non B-subtype

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Hi, are there anyone here infected with HIV1 with non-B subtype? Did you get dx by standard HIV1 antibody test? The reason I'm asking this because I may got infected in Asia and I don't know Read more »