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Recombinant Hiv Strains

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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
...acquired resistance to you. What really happens is that an infected person can become superinfected or dually infected with strains of HIV that have developed resistance to one or more anti-HIV medications. This, too, is discussed in the archival... 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

Researchers Find Method to Study Hidden HIV Reservoirs

...Gladstone and a University of California-San Francisco professor of medicine. The researchers constructed a recombinant HIV strain carrying a green fluorescent protein. Using this marker, they identified a small fraction of infected cells in... 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

...from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Feb. 11 announced they had detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The city health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...before crashing." Some experts believe this type of behavior might lead to the spread of HIV/AIDS, including drug-resistant strains (Hill, Philadelphia Inquirer , 2/15). The complete article is available online . Back to other news for... 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

...from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Feb. 11 announced they had detected in a local man a rare strain of HIV that is resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and possibly causes a rapid onset of AIDS. The city health... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...was negative. The question is if all the tests are negative then what is affecting my health. Is it that there is a HIV new strain or is it one of these Circulating Recombinant Forms (CRFs) whose antibodies and genetic material can not be... 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 »

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 »

PCR not detecting all strains of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 posters... Read more »