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Serologic Testing For Markers Of Hepatitis B C Hiv Htlv

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elimanted hiv blood

does this mean hiv blood does get cleaned and then used?Scientists at NYBC were pioneers in the field of virus inactivation, developing a solvent/detergent process to eliminate dangerous viruses from plasma and plasma products, such as the clotting...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your post.No this does not mean that blood that tests positive for HIV is used for transfusion. It states that any blood that screens positive for infectious viruses including HIV is not used for Read more »

blood testing / screening

hi dr. Mc Gowan can you please tell me what this means? i got this from the nybc blood center in... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Polytransfused patients Patients receiving chronic hemodialysis Patients with autoimmune disease Recipients of influenza and hepatitis B virus vaccines Persons with non-HIV acute viral infections Congenital bleeding disorders ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
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SEROLOGY tests in US

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have questions about the serology tests performed in govt sponsored testing centers. 1. Is the process same in all states ? 2. What is the normal process. 1 elisa Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...know what I mean. I am worried that I got some vaginal secretions into my mouth and then into my blood stream. I dont know her hiv status but I've found out that she has let a lot of guys do this. Afterwards, I felt extremely guilty for cheating... Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...lymphangitis that required antibiotic treatment. The man who received the punch (patient B) was known to be infected with HIV-1, human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1), HBV, and HCV, but patient B declined all treatment. Six months... Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact Read more »