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Tracking The Aids Virus

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Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm thus worried that I might end up i court if a condom should burst. That said, there has been few trials, but it's still worrisome. I thus wonder if it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello to you in Norway,Detailed genetic testing can sometimes determine the source of one's HIV. This requires testing of both the "patient" and the "source(s)".Be well,BY 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... Read more »

Defining AIDS (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION, 2010)

If a persons cell count bounces back up above 200, or they beat an opportunistic infection, they... Read more »
Articles
Stanford University

New List of HIV Mutations Vital to Tracking AIDS Epidemic

...Organization and seven other laboratories, researchers at the School of Medicine have compiled a list of 93 common mutations of the AIDS virus associated with drug resistance that will be used to track future resistance trends throughout the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nepal on Track to Meet HIV/AIDS Target, MDGs, Minister Says

Nepal is on track to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by 2015 -- including targets related to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care -- Minister for Health and Population Giriraj Mani Pokharel said recently, Xinhua News... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Track Progression of HIV to AIDS, Study Says

...author and HIV/AIDS researcher at UFCM, said. Goodenow added the study increases the possibility that the "evolutionary track" of HIV is "not totally random." Oliver Pybus, a zoology research fellow at University of Oxford , said the study is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on FDA Fast-Track Review System for AIDS Drugs

Several newspapers this week have responded to the Bush administration's plan to establish a new FDA fast-track review program to speed the delivery of low-cost antiretroviral drugs -- including fixed-dose combination drugs -- to African and... Read more »
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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... 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 »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

HIV Tracking System

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...a confidential database. That includes full-blown AIDS cases, which are caused by HIV and can develop 10 or more years after HIV infection. Because AIDS cases often take so long to progress, they are not necessarily a good indicator of current... Read more »