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Vaccinations Against Hiv

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Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people
Ask the Experts

Hep A and B Vaccines for HIV+ persons

Do you recommend Hep A & B vaccinations for HIV+ positive persons and why or why not?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I do recommend these vaccines since I don't want my HIV infected patients to get any infections they can be prevented from getting. This is also true of pneumococcal vaccine and influenza Read more »

Vaccines and HIV testing

Hi Dr. Franscino,After reading a recent post I'm a little concerned. The post mentioned that a recent Gardasil vaccine and flu vaccine gave one girl a false positive HIV test. Would it be possible to have a counter effect? Would a flu vaccine,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, absolutely not. The immune system and immune response to vaccinations do not work that way!! Relax Max. Your fears are unwarranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

HBV vaccination and HIV ELISA

Can recent HBV vaccination cause a false positive HIV ELISA and/or WB?

will ther e ever be vaccination for hiv/aids

Do you think there will ever be a vaccination for hiv/aids in the near future, which will wipe out the virus from your body once and for all?
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
...Unlikely that such a therapeutic vaccine will erradicate HIV from the body. It is likely that such a vaccine will be found that will stimulate the immune system to significantly suppress Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental TB Vaccine For HIV-Positive People Enters Phase II Clinical Trials

...Foundation announced the start of "Phase II clinical trial of a tuberculosis-vaccine candidate targeted at adults infected with HIV," MarketWatch reports. Trials will test the "safety and efficacy of Aeras 402/Crucell Ad35" and will be led by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of South Florida Studies Flu Vaccine, HIV

...dose of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine elicits a protective immune response in pregnant women, children, and young adults with HIV. The University of South Florida (USF) will be enrolling participants through its division of pediatric infectious... Read more »
The Body PRO

Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended for people living with HIV (as well as men who have sex with men, health care workers, and injection drug users) who have not already been exposed to this Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Measures Needed to Motivate Private Sector to Invest in Vaccines for HIV, Other Diseases, Opinion Piece Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get... Read more »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...body ? a kind of Special Prosecutor?s Office - must be assembled to organize the data about AIDS, the disease ? not HIV, not HIV/AIDS, but the acquired immune deficiency syndrome itself. I strongly believe that by organizing all the data into two... Read more »

PRESENCE OF ANTIBODIES MEANS IMMUNITY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...antibodies that means that your immune system has effectively fought off a pathogen and you now have immunity. But with the HIV test, the logic is reversed. Instead of meaning that you now have immunity to HIV, testing positive is said to mean... Read more »

AIDS VACCINE question

Posted by cassiusp
...a road trip organized from south florida for a bunch of poz guys to go and participate on the trial studies going on for the HIV vaccine in DC. But before I can start this endeavor I want to get to know as much as I can about the vaccine trials.... Read more »