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What Is The Difference Between Herpes Igg And Igm

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IGG, IGM, CMV

My wife and I (a lesbian couple) have decided to start a family using a known donor. We have asked that he gives us copies of current STD/HIV tests stating that he is negative to all. He is sending us additional tests results that were performed...
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
You need to have a copy of the results. I don't know what is being referred to as IgM levels are "normal". Antibody levels indicate exposure (past or current) and most likely indicate clearance and immunity to infection. Although CMV... Read more »

Difference between Igg antibodies and Igm

Dr. Gallant: Could you explain to me what is the difference between IGG and IGM antibodies. I Know... Read more »

Anti HAV IgM nonreactive, IgG reactive but showing present symptoms of Hep A

Hello, my four year old is presently showing symptoms of Hep A like yellow eyes and skin, dark... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regional Differences in HIV Trends in The Gambia: Results From Sentinel Surveillance Among Pregnant Women

The current study compared the seroprevalence of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in pregnant women in The Gambia between May 2000 and August 2001 with the seroprevalence of the viruses in 1993-1995. The earlier survey found HIV-1 at 0.6 percent and HIV-2 at 1.1... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Have Varying Effectiveness Against Different STDs

Studies have documented the effectiveness of latex condoms -- not natural or lambskin ones -- in preventing pregnancy and the spread of HIV. With perfect condom use (a condom used every time, put on before any skin-to-skin contact), chances of... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

It's true that HIV doesn't discriminate. It's also true that HIV treatment works just as well in women as in men. However, there are differences between men and women when it comes to living with HIV -- in fact, living with HIV as a woman can often... Read more »
HIV i-Base

No Difference in AIDS-Free Survival in Children Starting ART With a CD4% Between 15%-24% Compared to Deferring Until Less Than 15% in the PREDICT Trial

Information to guide initiation of treatment in children older than one year of age is scarce. Results from the PREDICT trial -- presented as late breakers at both IAS 2011 and the preceding pediatric workshop -- found that deferring ART until CD4... Read more »
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hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? We know hiv has different strains that you can catch. Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »

herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
How soon is TOO soon for a herpes blood test???

Thanks,
SF Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous
Dear freinds, anyone knows the different between the serology test like herpes IgG and chlamydia IgG and ELISA HIV test. The accuracy and sensitivty should be much different. I have a late conversion of chlamydia but with a different test ( ELISA... Read more »