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Types Of Vd

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HIV i-Base

Recombination Dynamics in Case of MDR HIV Sub-Type D Following Superinfection With Wild-Type HIV Sub-Type B

While research into reinfection is largely driven by expanding number of case studies, Koning and colleagues from the UK described the dynamics of reinfection with wild-type virus, using single genome sequencing (SGS) in both plasma and semen... Read more »

The Impact of HAART on Rates and Types of Hospitalizations

Poster session abstracts 179-184, 198, 205-206, 257 The impact of HAART on rates and types of hospitalizations was addressed by numerous groups in the US, Canada and Europe. Viewed together, these studies reported a 50% reduction in hospitalization... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Taking Among Transgender Male-to-Female Youths With Different Partner Types

Associations between partner types (main, casual or commercial) and sexual risk behaviors of sexually active male-to-female (transgender female) young people were examined in the current study. In Los Angeles and Chicago, the researchers... Read more »
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Test for sub-type o and new sub-types?

Dear Dr,Could you pls tell me:1. In Washington D.C, which hospital could offer test for sub-type O of HIV and other new sub-types?2. The treatment to normal HIV is same to that to sub-type O?3. Does sub-type O developed more quickly than normal...
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
No commercial test are available yet for type O. The treatment will be the same. We don't have data yet on the rate of antibody development.MH... Read more »

best type(s) of nuts

In one of your responses two years ago regarding inflammation, you suggested eating almonds and pecans. I've just started eating nuts regularly, and would like to know what makes almonds and pecans preferable to walnuts. (I don't doubt...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You are 100% right. Walnuts are probably the best nuts due to their Omega 3 content <a href="" target=_new>Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health</a> Nelson... Read more »

condom Types

Hello, I was wondering if there is any other kind of condoms available? See I am alergic to latex therefore I cant use a regular condom. I am still a virgian but I would like to still practice safe sex. Therefore I would like to know if...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The answer to your concerns can be found in the article, "So Many Condoms, So Little Time", found in the articles area of this website. Click on "Read Articles by Rick Sowadsky" (under my... Read more »

Sub-type A/E

Dear Dr's,I've just found out that I was infected with sub-type A/E.Contracted in Thailand but still not clear on the what this means. My last counts were CD4=382(19) and vl=138000. Infected almost 4yrs. My Doc says I'm stable and...
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
A subtype A/E, could indicate one of two possibilities. Either you are infected with both an A and E strain/subtype of virus, or you are infected with a circulating recombinant form (CRF) of HIV-1 that contains pieces of both an A and E subtype. It... Read more »
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Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »

Now what is HIV-Type 2?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
As if the one that I got tested on wasn't enough, I got this info today that there is also a Type-2. My exposure was not in U.S. it was in Nepal (Country between india and china).. How do I find out about HIV-Type 2 is relevent for this country? Any... Read more »

What types of contacts & levels of contacts since?

Posted by Anonymous
What types of contacts and levels of contacts have you had since getting tested?...
Did you hold hands?
Did you hug?
Did you kiss?
Did you...? Oh my gosh!
Was there penetration?
Was there exchange of body fluids?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-TYPE 2: I would like to hear from anyone who has tested
positive for HIV-2. Currently the U.S. only tests for HIV-1. But
now I have a friend with the type 2 strain (a weaker strain most
common in W. Africa), and we are having a difficult time... Read more »