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Replication Of Hiv Inside Host

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hiv outside the host

Dr. Bob,We have all read that hiv does not survive well outside the body, but what exactly happens to it when it leaves the host? Does the cell wall collapse, or do the glycoproteins get degraded, or does the capsid "burst", or etc..? Have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV is an extremely tiny piece of genetic material that gets integrated into the genetic material of host cells (CD4 cells, for example). Read more »

Lifespan of HIV without a host

How long can the virus that causes HIV infection live outside of a carrier/host? Read more »

Exactly how long does HIV survive outside its host?

Hello. In several of yuor answers to the question on how long can HIV live outside the human body,... Read more »
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AIDS.gov

NIAID to Host Public Meeting on Future HIV/AIDS Research Networks

...the NIH will host a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, in Arlington, Va., to examine the future of the Institute's HIV/AIDS clinical trial networks. Currently, NIAID supports six HIV/AIDS networks; the awards supporting those networks... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services Hosts World AIDS Day Events

... Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services will mark World AIDS Day with a full day of activities on Dec. 1. At 6 p.m., the group will co-host a commemoration Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Scheduled To Host Six-Day HIV/AIDS Workshop for African Government Officials

...six-day workshop to provide African government officials with information to "better understand the demographic aspects" of HIV/AIDS, the United Nations News Service reports. The workshop, which will be held at the U.N. headquarters in New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings Hosts Community Forum on HIV/AIDS in Fort Lauderdale

... Some 200 people turned out Saturday for a town hall meeting on AIDS in Fort Lauderdale. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) hosted the meeting, whose theme was "Reclaiming Our Community: Combating HIV/AIDS in Our Backyard." "Unfortunately, this state... Read more »
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I would like to know the truth

Posted by lindy, 3 Replies
...I have a question about the life of the hiv virus after it's out in the air. I had read many of you saying it dies within seconds out in the air,but if you ask different Read more »

atypical host response

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/dls/pdf/mmwr/mm4509.pdf Read more »

Online HIV+/AIDS Research Project

Posted by victoriajones
...CompuRx is currently enrolling HIV+/AIDS diagnosed patients to participate in a very important online research effort. A $10 honoraria will be offered to those Read more »

Online HIV+/AIDS Research Project

Posted by victoriajones
...CompuRx are entirely confidential and will not be shared with anyone else. The actual survey portion of this effort will be hosted and the results of which captured by a third party research partner. Read more »