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The Major Mode Of Transmission Of The Aids Virus

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What is the mode of maternal transmission to her fetus?

What is the mode of maternal transmission of HIV to her infant? Does HIV cross the placental barrier or does transmission occur during the trauma of the birth process? If it occurs from birth trauma, would C-section be of benefit in reducing...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.An infected mother can transmit the virus to her baby one of three ways. First is during pregnancy itself, since the virus can pass through theplacenta, and go directly into the fetus. Second, transmission could... Read more »

Eye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and as... Read more »

Modes of transfer for HIV Virus

Hi MarkWhat is the modes of transfer for HIV Virus and also life of the VIRUS.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Validation of Race/Ethnicity and Transmission Mode in the U.S. HIV/AIDS Reporting System

Since 1981, the national HIV/AIDS reporting system (HARS) has provided data to track the progression of the AIDS epidemic, detect patterns of transmission, assess prevention programs, provide an epidemiological basis for planning, and allocate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex, Not Unsafe Injections, Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Says

Sex, not unsafe medical practices, is the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study published in the Feb. 7 issue of the Lancet , Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/5). George Schmid of the World Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men -- New York City, 2005-2010

In the United States, an estimated 3.2 million persons are living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. 1 HCV transmission occurs primarily through percutaneous exposure to blood, and persons who inject drugs are at greatest risk for infection.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV Cases Traced to Transmission of Single Virus, Study Finds

Most HIV cases can be traced to the transmission of a single virus, according to a study published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science , the Birmingham News reports. According to researcher George Shaw, a... Read more »
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unsafe sex remains the primary mode of transmissio

Posted by Anonymous
Just wanted to post this in case you read that article this guy posts repeatedly. He's wrong...

Medical Practices Not Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Africa, UN Meeting Finds
United Nations (New York) - March 14, 2003


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Mode of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was just wondering if there are any ways of getting HIV, realistically speaking, other than unprotected sex and drug use, for most of us. I have read in a few places that there are cases of HIV each year where the mode of transmission is... Read more »

Major Strategic Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Major Strategic Breakthrough In Controlling The AIDS Virus Made By Montreal Researchers

23 Aug 2006

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=50180

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A team of researchers from the Universite de Montreal and the Centre... Read more »

The virus is ripping through me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My skin is burning through out my hole body. The virus really attacks when you go to sleep. I recieved oral sex from a women and i am convinced that i have been infected. I ordered a home test kit for me to get tested. I went to the emergency room... Read more »