Standard Precautions For Preventing The Hiv Infection
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San Francisco General HospitalHelloAlthough a decreased white blood count can be an indicator of HIV infection, it is not an absolute marker. The white blood count can be decreased in a number of other clinical situations including other viral infections, bone marrow... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineBased on your history and timing of tests, you do not have HIV infection. Hundreds of things can cause low white blood cell counts. Age, ethnic background, other infections, medications, or even the time of day can all affect this count. I would... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"Is there any real possibility of getting infected with HIV from a standard blood draw?" No. "How can you be sure of that?" Now there's a question I will never be able to answer. How can I prove to you that there are... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions.Many of the guidelines for needlestickexposures to HIV have already been address in the question, "Are there rapidPCR, P24 antigen, viral culture or other rapid tests for suspicious needlesticks?", dated... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 1 ReplyCondoms: A Standard Practice For All!
Around the world the use of condoms is seen as a trusted weapon in the prevention of HIV infection, however, these efforts are often hampered by religious beliefs.
President Bush has clearly given preferential... Read more »
Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 RepliesSo Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker
Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it true that the aids test is not standardize meaning it does not meet a gold standard? I can't find out on the net info on it meeting standardization.
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