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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 »

Can you tell me what this is?

Can you tell me what htm or htlm is? I think its an std, and I was told it may lead to hiv.... Read more »

Just diagnosed

I was recently diagnosed with HIV, and i'm trying to familiarize myself with abbreviations and... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Safer Needle Devices: Protecting Health Care Workers

Contents Acronyms and Abbreviations Purpose of this Packet Epidemiology of Needlestick Injuries Occupational Risk of Needlestick Injuries Occupational Risk of Hepatitis B Occupational Risk of Hepatitis C Occupational Risk of HIV ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

With the release of disturbing new statistics about the annual incidence of HIV infections in New York City, Housing Works is reiterating its demand that New York State and City government restore millions in cuts to programs that prevent the spread... Read more »
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Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

antibody test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone out there know what kind of antibody test this is - "HIV-1 Ab w/rfx"? Are all these test Eliza tests? I took this test after 3 months and it came back nonreactive. I've heard there are all kinds of antibody tests. Thanks.

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Organized, complete info.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm a little at a loss as to how to ask this question... so please bear with me.

I am looking for a source of information on HIV/AIDS that is as complete and comprehensive as possible- the perfect thing would be a medical text or something along... Read more »

Intelligent dialogue from a Dissident!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently i submitted a post directing those interested to websites that offer the dissident view on HIV & AIDS. I did this not to offend anyone, but because i believe everyone has the right to ALL information that has an impact on their health... Read more »