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What Is Hiv The Abbreviation For

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December, 1981. But when HTLV-III was recognized? Or HTLV I-II as initially they were considered to be the same as HTLV-III or HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...South American Indian groups. It has not been clearly linked to any diseases yet. HTLV-III was one of the initial names for HIV-1. In addition, HIV also used to be referred to as LAV: lymphadenopathy associated virus. These names were... Read more »

Just diagnosed

I was recently diagnosed with HIV, and i'm trying to familiarize myself with abbreviations and terms used in these boards. For example CD4, CD4%, NMRI, VL 447, etc... and if any one can please provide me with the basic terminology that in...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...care provider to sit for a few minutes to explain the fundementals to you.You can also find some helpful info at http://www.aidsinfonet.org/factsheets.php.DW Read more »

Side Effect of my med with regards to my blood result.

Dear Sir,I was diagnosed with HIV one year ago. Currently i am on Medicine, Storin, 3TC, VIDEX. MY recent result shown that my CD4 is 252 and my VL is <50copies /ml. However, my HCMC and HCM is both above normal rate. is it normal? what should i do...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not familiar with the abbreviations HCMC and HCM levels. Can you find out what full spelling of those terms are so I can try to respond to your question. KH Read more »

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
...antibody positive. People are "chronically" infected, but the virus is dormant, unless there is a loss of immune function like AIDS or transplant patients on immunosuppressive drugs. Then the virus can cause active infection. Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 14th Annual HIV Drug Guide

... Basic Information on HIV Medications Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (also called nucleoside analogs, NRTIs, Read more »
Housing Works

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

...have sex with men and people of color. The new HIV incidence means that 72 out of every 100,000 New Yorkers are living with HIV/AIDS, a figure that is an astonishing three times higher than the national rate of 23 infections per 100,000. The NYC... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee http://www.boydgraves.com/letters/011104.html After 26 months on a single injection 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 Read more »

Organized, complete info.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 those... Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
...was the phone call during my lunch break at the school I am substituting at where my doctor in Washington DC tells me that my HIV test came back positive. Last week after the initial shock day, I think I dealt fairly well. I went back to... Read more »