What Are The New Cdc Classification For Hiv Disease Based On?
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission, especially without ejaculation.I have not seen or been able to locate the reference or CDC report you are alluding to. It's clearly not in line with the vast majority of epidemiological... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello TPF,Anyone with either an AIDS indicator condition or a CD4 cell count of less than 200 has a diagnosis of full blown AIDS. However, the relevance of this diagnosis is more historical and epidemiological than clinical. HIV disease is a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,1.Please note when I quote these statistics, I always note that they are an "ESTIMATED per-episode risk." Estimates by definition are based on assumptions. Personally I would prefer just to advise folks that their risk is either high... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Erin,I assume you are referring to Elena Losina's study. She presented her findings at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Using a statistical model, she concluded an estimated 16 years of life... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHave someone heard something about the New Guidlines from CDC yet???
Read more »
Posted by AnomJS, 3 RepliesOk all. A friend of mine called the CDC yesterday. They said that 12 weeks the VAST MAJORITY will test poz. AFTER 3 MONTHS, is RARE. So, I called myself today and got the same answer. I asked why they say 6. Response was, We are CONSERVATIVE.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI've noticed that many people on this post cite the GMHC a great deal. I know that the GMHC was the first organization to arise to address the scourage back in 1981, but isn't the CDC the official and premier organization on disase control? Why... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousname based reporting
the cdc is looking into the possibilty of useing namedbased
reporting of all people that are hiv+ or have aids. whats your
feeling on this.I personally feel this is will cause a big
problem with confidentially.
Read more »
Guides for People With HIV