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Was The Aids Virus Created In A Lab

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) HIV Illness How HIV is...
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Can HIV progress to Aids in 90 Days based on my Labs

I am 26 yr old white female yrs in good health as of yesterday but today I just got my labs back. I was recently co-infected about 60 days ago and all my initial tests/HIV etc have come back negative. I have been stressed out due to this. Also, due...
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
...I don't understand how you know you are HIV infected. Based on what evidence? Read more »

my hiv labs

i need help understandin my labs and what they meanCD4 COUNT:822.CD4%:43.1HIV RNA PCR:118.WBC:8.0HBG:13.1HCT:38.9PLATELETS:216
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
Your CD4 count and percent are in the normal range and your HIV viral load is very low. The rest of your blood counts are normal. Read more »

3 tests say HIV+, now clinicians doubting lab

I was tested as positive at my local clinic and this was confirmed by a second test a couple of weeks ago at the same clinic. The results sheet read: HIV (DETECTED)HIV 1&2 Antigen/Antibody (DETECTED)HIV 1&2 - Confirmation EIA (DETECTED)HIV 1&2 Line...
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
I think you need to retest in about 4-6 weeks after this last test to see whether there are changes on the western blot. Read more »

Do I really need an HIV specialist to follow my labs, etc?

Due to insurance problems, I can no longer afford the HIV specialist I have been going to. There are only 2 HIV specialists that are in the hospital network that would qualify for the "premium benefit". Anyhow, I have been to that office and the...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...this point is to consistently take your medications, receive appropriate health maintenance, such as immunizations, and have laboratory values followed. If you developed detectable viral load or any other potential complications of therapy it... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...an HIV antibody test with confirmation by Western blot or indirect immunofluorescence assay to establish diagnosis of chronic HIV infection. HIV antibody screening tests include enzyme immunoassays (ELISA/EIA), chemiluminescent immunoassays... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Use Sythethic Protein to Block HIV in Laboratory Experiment

... Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison "report they were able to block HIV infections in the lab with synthetic proteins that prevented the virus from entering healthy cells," according to a study published Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Network of Diagnostic Laboratories Needed to Combat HIV/AIDS, U.S., Cambodian Officials Say

...A strong network of diagnostic laboratories is necessary in the fight against AIDS, U.S. and Cambodian officials said on Monday at a weeklong conference on upgrading Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bio-Rad Laboratories Receives FDA Approval for Rapid HIV Test That Distinguishes Between HIV-1, HIV-2

... Bio-Rad Laboratories on Tuesday announced that it has received FDA approval for its single-use rapid HIV test kit, AP/ Yahoo! News Read more »
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Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
...First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...After 26 months on a single injection of the U.S. patented cure for AIDS, patent #5676977, my viral load is undetectable for the AIDS virus according to infectious disease specialists at the Veteran's Hospital in Wade Park Cleveland, Ohio. This... Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received Read more »

Lab Corp What Generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a laboratory called Lab Corp They did the testing on a friends HIV Test EIA Does anyone know if they use 3rd generation Thanks Read more »