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Survival Curve For Hiv

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how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...calculation of projected life expectancy for young hypothetical HIV-infected patients. This computer model estimated 24-year survival. But again, this was only a computer-generated model, not real life HIVers. But it in essence doubled our... Read more »

Survival temp of HIV virus

What is the temperature range at which the HIV virus can survive? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Data Show Wisconsin Has Highest HIV/AIDS Survival Rate in Nation, Group Says

...Center of Wisconsin Chief Operating Officer Mike Gifford said that Wisconsin has the highest survival rate for people with the HIV/AIDS nationwide, WPR News reports. Gifford said that CDC data indicate that Wisconsin and Minnesota have one AIDS... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...which unquestionably delays the onset of pneumocystis in patients with advanced HIV infection -- also significantly improves survival. Several observational studies have shown survival benefits with PCP prophylaxis, ( 3 , 13-16 ) but... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

... A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survival Rates Among HIV-Positive People Who Receive Lab Tests Similar to People Who Do Not Receive Tests, Study Finds

... Survival rates among HIV-positive people who undergo routine viral load and CD4+ T cell counts were nearly the same as those who do not Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine Read more »

HIV Survival

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been searching everywhere and cannot find a good answer to this question. How long will HIV survive in everyday environments outside of the body? There was a small amount of dried blood (much less than a milliliter) Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...drying cycle too. Today I wear this cleaned pants again. But I began to worry in a sudden. If the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I... Read more »