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What Type Of Virus Is Hiv

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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% of these cases Read more »

A few questions about the virus HIV rather than AIDS

I had a few questions about the HIV virus. Wikipedia was helpful I still need more information. ... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Comparing Viruses -- HIV and Hepatitis C in Mostly Men

...Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is also transmitted in similar ways, particularly among HIV positive men. Co-infection with both of these viruses can affect the immune system and liver. Researchers have wondered what impact co-infection might have on the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Virus and HIV Co-infection: Results of a Survey on Treatment Practices and Recommendations for Therapy

... "The management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection is challenged by the selection of patients for therapy, options for Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Clinical Guidelines Update: Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected Patients

...full revised guidelines .] Significant revisions include the following: An annual HCV antibody test is now recommended for HIV-infected patients who have continued high-risk behaviors but are seronegative for HCV; such individuals include: ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

...infectious donations than current tests because it detects viral genes rather than antibodies or antigens (proteins from the virus). Detection of viral genes permits detection earlier in the infection since the appearance of antibodies requires... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Is there any test which look for HIV virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself? I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried Read more »

Theres a virus here and its not HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a virus in this board,uneducated,selfish,sick people that steal names and post very off and stupid info. GET SERIOUS! Read more »

New HIV virus - Is this the final answer?

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
... My question is: Why we Humans do not create a new virus strain that will merge with the original HIV virus and create a different mutation that will replicate until it reaches several Read more »