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Superinfection In People On Antiviral Medicine

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Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Neither individual was being treated for HIV during the study period. In the September 5, 2002 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the University of Geneva reported on a man initially diagnosed with subtype AE virus in... Read more »

Superinfection Real?

Dr. Bob,I'm positive, healthy, on meds, undetectable, 765+ tcell, 38%, etc etc. But when I fool... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

...electronic publication ahead of print, April 17, 2009. Blower S, Volberding, P. What can modeling tell us about the threat of antiviral drug resistance. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2002;15:609-614. Culshaw, R. Mathematical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions & Answers: Antiviral Drugs, 2009-2010 Flu Season their healthcare provider for evaluation and possible early treatment if clinical signs or symptoms develop. Should antiviral agents be used for post exposure chemoprophylaxis in healthy individuals? Antiviral agents are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

...have significant effects" on their sexual behavior. The subjects of the study were 320 men, 137 women, and 33 transgender persons, all of whom completed confidential surveys in a community research setting. The researchers found that most... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Other Antiviral Agents in Development

...inhibitors, there are candidates in development that inhibit additional targets: NS5a, alpha-glucosidase, and cyclophilin B. Other Antiviral Agents (oral) Product Manufacturer Status A-831 Arrow Therapeutics/Astra Zeneca Phase... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My girlfriend and I are both positive. she got it from me i know that for sure. would it be recommended for us to wear condoms? I don't see the point because we both have the same strain right? how could it get any worse? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous Positive Partners hopes to find out whether superinfection really happens and, if so, whether it makes a difference in peoples struggle with HIV. The results will help people living with HIV to make more informed decisions about... Read more »


Posted by superinfection, 1 Reply
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