What Is The Name Of The Scientist Who First Identified The Hiv/aids Infection
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Stanford University, School of MedicineI have not heard of such case previously, or if that is even plausible.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough HIV infection does have certain characteristics that can be identified in lymph nodes there would be no reason to use such an invasive test to confirm a diagnosis that can be accomplished with blood tests.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question and comments.I am not aware of tissue biopsies being used to diagnose HIV infection-- indeed I'd find it very unlikely, given a negative P24 antigen and HIV RNA PCR that your patient would have HIV infection.Elevated... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineNot alot of studies on this issue. It is usually assumed that those infected people with such high CD4 counts, usually have low or undetectable viral loads, indicating an immune system with better capability to contain viral replication. It has... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV
American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.
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Posted by MOCHAScientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
(HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce a protein that "eats up" invading HIV -- possibly keeping the spread of the AIDS... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links
Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.
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Posted by optimistic2009Researchers 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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