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Tracking Hiv Infections

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia on Track to Eliminate New HIV Infections by 2020, WHO Says

"Cambodia is on track to become one of the few countries in the world to successfully reverse its HIV epidemic and may eliminate new infections by 2020, the [WHO] said Friday," Agence France-Presse reports. "The Southeast Asian nation has reduced... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers, Government Officials Track Progress, Forecast Challenges Ahead for HIV Vaccine Development

More than 1,000 researchers, government officials and advocates are gathering in Atlanta this week to discuss the progress and future challenges in the development of a vaccine that protects against HIV, FierceVaccines reports (Carroll, 9/29). The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tracking TB-HIV Coinfection in the United States

The incidence of TB has decreased in the United States. In 2011, there were 10,528 TB cases; a reduction from 11,171 cases in 2010. However, TB is still a serious threat, particularly to people with HIV, and TB remains the leading cause of death in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Urinary track infection

Is this kind of infection in any way common among hiv poz people...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Anyone, HIV+ or HIV-, can get a urinary tract infection. HIV+s are not particularly prone to them.... Read more »

Dr Bob's Divine Sentence - "We could stop HIV cold in its tracks!"

Dear Dr Bob, I just write to express my heartfelt "thank you" for your definitive (and kind) answer to my question, "What exactly is mycoplasma?" dated Feb 3, 2010. Your answer addressed my irrational fears, and also I hope, of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Devotee,Many thanks for your very kind comments! They are warmly appreciated! Be well!Dr. BobWhat exactly is mycoplasma? Feb 3, 2010Dear Dr Bob, I was one who asked you the questions titled "Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry... Read more »

What labs to track?

Since my infection in 1999 my doctor has always given me a copy of my lab results and is very good about explaining anything that is out of normal range, or telling me if something has markedly changed since my pervious visits.And since 1999 I have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The answer depends on how obsessive you want to be or whether you have any other medical illnesses that need routine monitoring (e.g. diabetes, high cholesterol etc). In our clinic, we draw a fair number of routine labs on a quarterly basis. These... Read more »

Tracking Exposure

I tested negative for HIV and all other STDs on March 08, May 08, Sep 08, and late-Feb 09. However, in mid-February 2009, I had flu-like symptoms and had one high-risk sexual experience with another male partner (unprotected oral sex, unprotected...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Well, given your negative HIV test history, and symptoms at that time, it is possible. That is a pretty rapid decline for only a few months of infection. The good news is that your response to HIV treatment has been terrific and taken you out of... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Tracking System

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Did anyone know this was going on? How is our privacy guaranteed?

HIV Tracking System May Be Scrapped

California uses codes instead of names to protect patient privacy, but even some former supporters say coding is too cumbersome.

By Charles... Read more »

hiv testing back track

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
when taking the test how far does it go back , there so much imformation about window period . CDC sayd 3 months the max why does blood banks sayd 12 months . do they know what they are talking about . Read more »

Track Marks at 13 Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all!

In case you were wondering about the title of this post, I'm not a drug's been 95 days of sheer hell and, in my panic, I took both the Home Access test and had blood drawn at a clinic. Hence the "track marks" on my arm and... Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
Hi all -

I was wondering if I can get your take on something.

I'm a researcher learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count etc. Does anyone know... Read more »