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What Is Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1

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Life span with infection of both types(HIV 1 and 2).

Consider a person who is infected with both HIV virus types (1 and 2 ) or only with HIV-2 .As most of the medicines are targetted for HIV-1 type,Do u think that person can have a normal life span( or at least 20 years) if his infection is detected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Yes, I do expect that a person with HIV-2, with or without HIV-1 can get both viruses fully suppressed and achieve great improvement in life span, 20 years is well within expectations (depending Read more »

The virus infecting lymphocytes to cause aids

What is the virus called which infects the T-lymphocytes to cause AIDS? Read more »

vircoTYPE HIV-1

With the advice of a peer to bring this to the EXPERTS, here it goes. I had complete resistance... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recent Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Acquisition in India

...infection. In the current study, researchers assessed the impact of prevalent and incident HSV-2 infection on the acquisition of HIV-1. HIV-1-seronegative patients attending three referral STD clinics and a reproductive tract infection clinic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intersubtype Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Superinfection Following Seroconversion to Primary Infection in Two Injection Drug Users

...This study describes two persons who are each infected with two different strains of HIV-1 (CRF01_AE and subtype B). The persons are injecting drug users participating in a prospective cohort study in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Rapid INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test

...announced the approval of the INSTIā„¢ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid test for the detection of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) in human venipuncture whole blood, fingerstick blood, or plasma specimens. The... Read more »
McGill University

HIV-1's "Hijacking Mechanism" Pinpointed by McGill/JGH Researchers

...colleagues at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia -- may have found a chink in the armour of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), the microorganism which causes AIDS. They have pinpointed the key cellular... Read more »
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vircoTYPE HIV-1

Posted by MRoss, 1 Reply
...Hi folks.. hey wondering if you may give me some guidance with Geno / Pheno Tying. Had this test done, with vl < 100, one hundred copies ml. Wondering if anyone has had this specific test done? Any one familuar with the accuracy of test, and Read more »

Delayed seroconversion cases. With names and...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...years ago. Wolinsky SM, Rinaldo CR, Kwok S, Sninsky JJ, Gupta P, Imagawa D, Farzadegan H, Jacobson LP, Grovit KS, Lee MH, et alHuman immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection a median of 18 months before a diagnostic western blot.... Read more »

What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Read more »

Real Risk!!! Means... Infection!!! Don't be a...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years ago. Wolinsky SM, Rinaldo CR, Kwok S, Sninsky JJ, Gupta P, Imagawa D, Farzadegan H, Jacobson LP, Grovit KS, Lee MH, et alHuman immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection a median of 18 months before a diagnostic western blot.... Read more »