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What Is The Percent Of People Infected With Hiv In La?

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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of a study they presented at CROI 2009. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People Account for 40 Percent of HIV-Infected in Japan

People in their teens and 20s account for nearly 40 percent of all Japanese newly infected with AIDS, according to new Health Ministry figures that officials say underline a disturbing new trend. While the overall number of Japanese infected with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forty-Five Percent of New HIV Infections Occur Among Young People in Mozambique

At the introduction of the annual UN Fund for Population Activities report on Wednesday in Maputo, UN representative Petra Lantz announced that 45 percent of new HIV infections occur among Mozambicans age 24 and younger. Women ages 20-24 have four... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percent is 6 weeks?

Hi Dr. Henry, It is said that "Seroconversion is detectable in 96+ of people at 12 weeks" But I like to know what is the at 6 weeks and agian at 8 weeks? Thank you very much.P.S. I've read that under the (current HIV antibody...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
95% of recently infected persons are antibody test positive by 8 weeks (5% take > 8 weeks). The average time to antibody positivity is 25 days. KH... Read more »

pakistan 10 and 3 percent HBV and HCV

Hi doctor Dieterich'sIn pakistan 10 and 3-7 percent people suffer from HBV and HCV respectively as from research done in Pakistan. For HIV officially 1400 HIV positive are reported.I would ask you as route of transmission is same for all three...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Dr Imran,Hepatitis B and HIV are both classic sexually transmitted diseases and are transmitted in the same way. HIV and HCV are both transmitted parenterally through IV drug use, iatrogenically, through re-used needles, through tattoos, body... Read more »

100 percent mortality rate

Dear Dr. David,I have read on this site and several others that the mortality rate of HIV infected persons is 100. Does this mean that all people who have the virus will die with the virus (no possible eradication) not neccesarily from the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
As you said, life has a 100% rate of mortality ('the only way not to leave the party is not to go in the first place'). Whether HIV is absolutely fatal depends. It depends on the expected duration of the illness, it depends on the chance... Read more »

Cd4 counts rises but percent stays the samet

My concern is that although my cd4 count has risen from 276 to the mid 600s, and I am undetectable, my percentage was 18 the begining of treatment has has stayed constant at about 18. From your answers to other quesions it seems that my cd4 per...
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
A normal CD4 percentage and count in HIV UNinfected people is between 30-50% and 500-1500 cells. We don't know where you may have started out, unless you had CD4 counts performed before you were infected. Another piece of the math comes from... Read more »
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absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... Read more »

Mailing list for HIV(-) people who are infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the URL for the mailing list/message board for people who have been infected wih HIV for more than 1 year, yet still test negative via ELISA. For those of us who still have residual symptoms, we know how bogus these HIV/ AIDS tests... Read more »

Older people with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My mother was just diagnosed with HIV --she's 65 for god's sake! She said she had sex with a man she met in Florida five years ago--someone her age. No one told her she had to use protection. Are there any other people out there with parents with... Read more »