Tb Hiv Coinfection Africa
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Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis as a Cause of Death in Patients Co-Infected With Tuberculosis and HIV in a Rural Area of South AfricaThe authors of the current study noted the close association between HIV-1 and TB in South Africa. In the sub-Saharan Africa, TB is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality for people infected with HIV-1. In South Africa, while... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Poz-Guys,No doubt almost everyone poz or neggie would "prefer" sex (anal, vaginal, oral or otherwise) without the latex packaging. The real question is whether it's worth the risk! What we know about dual infection (reinfection... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,This question comes up fairly frequently. At this point in time, we still recommend condoms to prevent the possibility of superinfection (dual infection). (See below.)Dr. Bob Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION)... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello ATC,Would the DNA PCR miss subtypes found in China? No.Would the window be delayed beyond six months due to hepatitis C and HIV? No. You don't have HIV or hepatitis C. (See below.)You are awaiting another CBC, hepatitis C antibody-test... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. I would suggest, because this is indeed "new" for you, that you get informed about HIV, HIV-monitoring tests, HIV treatments and HIV transmission. A good place to start is to read through... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesunderstand hepb coinfection can affect test accuracy of hiv.
any advise on :
1) is this true? anyone has actually experienced and seen it?
2) will results at 6-7weeks be good even if there's coinfection?
3) will antibodies be detected even if some... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyis it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. is getting hep b from oral a common thing ?
i know that the experts say that this risk... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at 3 months but I'm worried that if I'm infected with Hep C then HIV might not have shown up... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
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