Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Are The Different Strains Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acquired resistance to you. What really happens is that an infected person can become superinfected or dually infected with strains of HIV that have developed resistance to one or more anti-HIV medications. This, too, is discussed in the archival... Read more »

Different variety of HIV strain C in India?

Dear Dr HolodniyI have asked this question recently on 21 Feb 2001, but possibly it was somehow... Read more »

Different variety of HIV strain C in India?

Dear Dr Holodniy. I have recently read an article over the internet, published in the Journal of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers Document Rare Case of Second HIV Infection With Different Strain

...are already being developed for geographic areas and that researchers anticipate that one vaccine may not protect against all strains. He noted that variations in HIV are greater than those in the flu virus, which requires a new vaccine every... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Different HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies Being Debated After Detection of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

...before crashing." Some experts believe this type of behavior might lead to the spread of HIV/AIDS, including drug-resistant strains (Hill, Philadelphia Inquirer , 2/15). The complete article is available online . Back to other news for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cases of HIV Infections With Multiple Strains More Common Than Previously Believed, Researchers Say

...infections occurred up to five years after their first infection. While it is unclear whether the risk of contracting multiple strains of HIV is as likely as being infected for the first time, data are "starting to suggest" that reinfection is a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know Read more »
Connect With Others

testing and different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...here is my story, about 5 months ago, i thought i was exposed to hiv, tested negative with home access, and consider the results to be conclusive...however, about 3 years ago, i had protected sex Read more »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? Read more »

please explain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what is the difference between HIV 1 and HIV 2 and is there a time difference in testing between the two. Read more »

AIDS anxiety and getting tested

Posted by Anonymous
...thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested. In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY". This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going through... Read more »