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What Percent Of Americans Have Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anglo American Says 18 Percent of Southern African Staff HIV-Positive

South Africa's largest employer reported this week that about 14,500 of its employees in southern Africa, 18 percent of its workforce in the region, are HIV-positive. Anglo American said about 7,400 people, or 51 percent of those needing treatment,... Read more »
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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

Number of New HIV Cases in Wisconsin Rises 9 Percent in 2006

The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS) recently reported a 9 percent increase in new HIV diagnoses, from 373 in 2005 to 408 in 2006. More than half the new diagnoses -- 226 -- were in residents living in the southeastern... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom broke.Im scared for our 2 children, I dont know what to expect of this.should i consider myself to be + for sure? I was tested a month later but was -What...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I cannot give you precise percentages because transmission of HIV is dependent on so many factors. However, you should know that most mixed status couples do not transmit HIV within the relationship when both are aware and concerned and... Read more »

19 yr old & You said: If your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode

Hello Doctor. All I'd like to tell you is that you are doing a great job with your service. Not to take much of your time, based on your statement "if your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Are you making sense?" No, not a bit. Two negatives never make a positive. For HIV to be transmitted, one of the partners needs to be HIV-positive. That's not all that difficult to understand, is it?"How does someone... Read more »

6 weeks elisa 90 percent conclusive?

Hi Dr Bob,pls pls i beg u to answer my situation is desperate,i live in a society where hiv/aids is totally taboo and rejected no matter how it is presented and if infected suicide is the only solution to avoid shame dissgrace and humiliation...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Balango,Situations like yours, where you would consider ending your life due to a viral infection, are dramatic illustrations of how unconscionable, morally reprehensible and damaging repressive hyper-religious societies can be. How could any... Read more »

What percent get problems?

Hi Dr:Have there been any studies indicating what percentage of persons with Hiv get lipo, both on and off meds? What about persons on keletra. I started it one mont ago--treatment naive. Please help if you can. ...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Several studies have tried to address this. In a german study 30% of people on treatment (mainly PIs and d4T) had lipodystrophy at 3 years. In Gilead 903 13% of d4T/3TC/Efavirenz and 1% of tenofovir/3TC/efavirenz recipients have lipodystrophy, as... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV... 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 »

what percent

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what percent would someone have of being hiv pos if they tested neg 4 times using the elisa, antigen test hiv 2 test way way past the window with ongoing symptoms, doesnt the more tests you take give u the 100% mark or can i still not be sure even... Read more »

10 Percent

Posted by Bear60
I just love this ten percent number that everyone keeps throwing around.
10% of all men are gay
Today, in the paper were the results of a study done on STRAIGHT men....seems 10% of them have sex with other men. These are men who identify as straight.... Read more »