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What Does The Abbreviation Hiv And Aids Mean

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Lab Abbreviations

New HIV+ diagnosis. What is a CMV IGG positive test and what does it mean?...
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
It refers to a positive antibody test to cytomegalovirus (CMV), which is a member of the herpes virus family. Almost all people in the US have been exposed to CMV, usually as children and are antibody positive. People are "chronically"... Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids?... Read more »

What types of problems mean HIV is now AIDS

My Daughter was diagnosed with HIV in 1994 while pregnant. At the time the doctor estimated she... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Webinar: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy -- What It Means for Black America

If properly implemented, the long awaited National HIV/AIDS Strategy could dramatically reduce new infections, increase the number of people who know their HIV status and increase the number of people in appropriate care and treatment. This webinar... Read more »
AIDS United

The "Fiscal Cliff:" What It Means for HIV/AIDS

As if the HIV/AIDS community did not have enough to deal with, now the impending "fiscal cliff" has been added to our collective worry list. The fiscal cliff has become the buzz term in the media and around the Washington, D.C. government community... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Money Well Spent Today Means Less Money Spent Tomorrow" on HIV/AIDS

This Lancet Infectious Diseases editorial responds to the Global HIV/AIDS Response 2011 progress report (.pdf) launched by the WHO, UNICEF, and UNAIDS on November 30, writing that the report "contains much good news on treatment and prevention,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007†

Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes 042 and... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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HIV does not mean the end of our life.

Posted by STDAsk
Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »