What Increases Hiv Transmission During Labor
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Women Entering Labor Should Be Given Rapid HIV Test to Determine Treatment to Prevent Vertical HIV Transmission, Study SaysWomen entering labor whose HIV status is unknown should be given a rapid HIV test to determine whether treatment is necessary to reduce the likelihood of mother-to-child transmission, according to a study to be published in the July 14 issue of the ... Read more »
WHO, International Labor Organization, UNAIDS Release Guidelines to Prevent Transmission of HIV, TB to Health WorkersA new set of guidelines developed by the International Labor Organization, the WHO and UNAIDS "aim to protect health workers" from contracting HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, VOA News reports (Schlein, 11/25). "The 14 action points provided in the... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,From your description of the events, I would agree with the assessment of the occupational health physician. In situations like this where an exposure is "not likely," certainly PEP is not warranted. HIV testing may or may not be... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineGenital fluids have infectious HIV in them, and in general have somewhat lower levels in them then blood. However, if there is significant inflammation associated with an STD, the amount of HIV can increase dramatically, both as free virus and cell... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,What is the true risk from oral sex? This is a somewhat difficult question to respond to, as there can be confounding variables. See below for some recent information from the archives. (By the way, we have an entire chapter in the archives... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyfirst off i'd like to say how calming this area is since it has more activity than living with HIV does. I'd also like to express how reading here has put me more at ease. Especially how i ithought every sexual contact would lead to hiv. I'm... Read more »
Posted by WillieprDe verdad quiero felicitar a esta pagina de internet la excelente labor que efectua en favor de las personas perdidas con el tema del HIV y los infectados.
Yo tuve mi periodo depresivo obsesionado con que tenia HIV y me hice 7 pruebas Elisas en un... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHello and an advance thank you to those who reply!
I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!
I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of
the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning Read more »
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