What Type Of Virus Causes Aids

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The virus infecting lymphocytes to cause aids

What is the virus called which infects the T-lymphocytes to cause AIDS?
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
...HIV, human immunodeficiency virus type 1.MH Read more »

aids and hiv

what is the overall difference between hiv and aids? Read more »

AIDS Virus?

Sorry if this sounds like a really basic question but is there such a thing as an AIDS virus? I'm... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Testing Yourself for HIV-1, the Virus that Causes AIDS

...adequate services can be provided. Q. Are there other ways I can be tested for infection with HIV-1? A. There are several kinds of tests available through your doctor to determine if you are infected with HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Identify Antibodies That Keep HIV From Entering Cells

...possible new avenue toward a vaccine against the virus, which causes AIDS," HealthDay /MSN reports. "The researchers found four kinds of antibodies that appear to create a barrier that prevents HIV" from entering cells, according to the news... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Pioneer Luc Montagnier Urges Traditional Healers to Be Scientific

...Luc Montagnier, who discovered the HIVvirus that causes AIDS, has called on traditional healers in Cameroon to conduct empirical tests of their remedies for deadly diseases. Read more »
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Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...first improve with other treatment. The drug, Prezista, is a protease inhibitor designed to treat resistant strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The approval marks the New Jersey-based drugmaker's first entry into the $1.5 billion U.S.... Read more »

Gallo's New Virus

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...conference in the Georgetown Hilton, Gallo announced that he had discovered the virus responsible for the biggest scourge of mankind--malnutrition. "It's simply not true that malnutrition is caused by not having enough food to eat," the famed... Read more »

question about test result?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If I tested negative for HIV after 6 months, does that mean negative for Aids also. Read more »

French vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I read an article of Reuters about a French vaccine against hiv that will be tested on humans in France and Brazil. More info in the next link (Spanish language): http://t1msn.vistalink.com/noticias/225/ Read more »