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Hiv and toxo

Hello dear Doctor!I was diagnosed with HIV in August last year. Unfortunately, I didn't start with HAART then.I got toxo in February this year and till now it is there. Its decreasing slowly thanks to medicines.I have had epileptical attacks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Yes, you have AIDS, because you are HIV positive and have an AIDS-defining opportunistic infection, toxoplasmosis. As for the difference between HIV and AIDS, see below.2.Fatigue in the setting of AIDS is extremely common. There are many... Read more »

Hiv & Toxo

Hi, Doc! hope you are doing wellIm on ATRVs for 16 month, mi CD4 around 700 an VL <25, But My... Read more »

Results of PCR and HIV serology

Dr. Gallant Last week I took both a "Home Access-HIV Test" and PCR viral load test, 4... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Psychosocial Impact of Serological Herpes Simplex Type 2 Testing in an Urban HIV Clinic

The authors conducted a prospective study of the psychosocial response to a new serological herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) diagnosis in patients receiving care at an urban HIV clinic. At entry, patients' sera were tested for HSV-1 and HSV-2... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HAART Improves Syphilis Serologic Response Rates in HIV Patients

New research indicates that in patients co-infected with HIV, highly active antiretroviral therapy reduces syphilis serologic failure rates. "Syphilis and [HIV] frequently coexist in patients, but the effects of immunosuppression on the course of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons With Recently Acquired HIV Infection

In the current study, investigators used the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion (STARHS) to determine the risk and demographic characteristics of persons infected, on average, within 170 days. Such data help to better... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis Surveillance

Introduction Use of Serologic Tests for Diagnosis Demographic Characteristics Epidemiologic Characteristics Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C / NonA, NonB Hepatitis Discussion References Figure 1 . Serologic... Read more »
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Have you made it through Toxo

Posted by BigSis, 3 Replies
My little brother is just getting through a horrible round of toxoplasmosis; we almost lost him several times. He wasnt on any medication before this, he was very private about everything and I thought he was taking care of himself. Since the toxo... Read more »

serology

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Mi prueba dice de la siguiente manera...

SEROLOGY RESULTS NORMAL RANGE

HIV-1(ELISA).................NON REASTIVE NONREACTIVE

SE QUE ES NEG. PERO ME INTERESA SABER SI CON ESA INFORMACION SE PODRIA SABER EL... Read more »

SEROLOGY tests in US

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have questions about the serology tests performed in govt sponsored testing centers.

1. Is the process same in all states ?
2. What is the normal process. 1 elisa & 1 WB ? My nurse didnt give me any damn information.
3. How much time does it... Read more »

Toxo

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
I had toxo when I was offocially diagnosed . I know how I got it from my cats litter box . That was 18 years ago. And it took about 3 years of meds till my t-cells maintained at 250 for 3 months . My dr knowing my history with him well wanted... Read more »