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Strains Of Hepatitis

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Need assurance

...viral load for Hep-B.Can you please let me know if i can be assured that my HIV is ruled out and also let me know if having strains of Hepatitis B cause false negative in my HIV test
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your negative HIV-antibody tests for HIV-1 and HIV-2 are definitive and conclusive. Having hepatitis B will not cause false-negative HIV-antibody tests.Dr. Bob Read more »

Window period for hepatitis

...same time the clinic performed tests for all the strains of hepatitis and they came negative.... Read more »

how is hepatitis contracted

...How are the three strains of hepatitis contracted of people? Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

...shot that combines both vaccines coming out soon. There is unfortunately no vaccine for hepatitis C. Q: How are the three strains of hepatitis contracted by people? A: Hepatitis A is transmitted by mouth. It has to be swallowed, so that it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: Hepatitis Cases May Be Linked to Needles at Clinic

...At least 10 cancer patients treated at a clinic in Fremont, Neb., have contracted hepatitis C, possibly because of hypodermic needle reuse there. The number of those infected could rise, Dr. Thomas Safranek, the state Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pennsylvania Prison System to Cut Number of Inmates Receiving Treatment for Hepatitis C

...7/24). The new drugs -- pegylated interferon combined with ribavirin -- cure approximately 50% to 60% of people with aggressive strains of hepatitis C and about 80% to 90% of people who have less aggressive strains of hepatitis C, according to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...treatment depends onmany factors. Among the most important are thestrain of Hep C you have and the extent of liverdamage. Some strains are harder to treat thanothers. And the more extensive the liver damage,the poorer the response will probably... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...soles have become soft as well. I am also having a consistently dry throat. I am now past the 6 months window. I have done Hepatitis A,B and C tests all negative. Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, and Chylamadia All negative. Tuberculosis negative. I... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

Stressed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a risky sexual encounter just over 2 weeks ago.About a week ago I started to develop abdominal pain,which seems to be getting more noticeable.The pain im experiencing seems to be dull and ongoing.Please can you tell me if this could be a... Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...copies/mL, and his plasma level of HCV RNA (Amplicor HCV Monitor; Roche Diagnostics, Branchburg, NJ) was 132,052 copies/mL. The strains of HIV and HCV that infected the 2 patients were compared. Viruses were isolated from the plasma of... Read more »