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What Is The Causative Agent Of Hiv

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HIV Testing in Criminal Cases For Causation

Hello. I am a Public Defender in a State which has recently passed a law making it a criminal offense to expose another to the HIV virus without conveying that information to the other person. The law carries up to 30 years in prison for the...
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
There is no FDA approved test to "type" viruses. However, there are DNA fingerprinting techniques that can be used to show sequence homology (relatedness) between viral strains. This is usually done by analyzing the HIV envelop or... Read more »

Anal warts causation & post-surgery effects

Last week, I underwent surgery to remove "quite a few" internal & external anal warts... Read more »

Is this agent effective against hiv-2?

Potent HIV protease inhibitors containing a novel (hydroxyethyl)amide isostere.Beaulieu PL, Wernic... Read more »
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IDSA 2007: New Antiretroviral Options: Emerging Data From Recently Approved Agents or Agents Available in Expanded Access

This is part two of a two-part article. For part one, Challenges of Current Antiretroviral Therapy, click here . Viewing and Listening Options Full Written Summary and Slides Please note: These sound files are quite large. Allow... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Information Regarding Antiretroviral Agents Used as HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational HIV Exposures

In 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service first recommended using antiretrovirals as postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) after occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). 1 Since the updated HIV PEP recommendations in 2005, 2 two... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Agents and Prevention of Malaria in HIV-Infected Ugandan Children

A recent study found that certain antiretroviral drugs reduced the risk of recurring malaria in children with HIV infection. The researchers tested the hypothesis that the incidence of malaria in HIV-infected children would be lower among those who... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Antiretroviral Agents Dosing and Administration Recommendations: PIs

Adapted from Bartlett J.G. and Gallant J.E. 2001-2002 Medical Management of HIV Infection . Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 2001. This table is a replacement for the table that was printed with a copy error on page 8 of the November 2001... Read more »
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Researchers identify promising agents for HIV cure

Posted by optimistic2009
Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge HIV from resting CD4 cells, a key requirement for any prospect of a cure for HIV infection.

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HIV-Negative AIDS?!

Posted by Anonymous
"Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
"Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to... Read more »

HIV-Negative AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i keep seeing comments about idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia, does anyone know what it is? it seems odd that people would have low t-cells without detection of HIV. Read more »