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When Is A Person With Hiv Most Infectious For Transmission

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Is newly infected person more infectious ?

Hi Doc Bob,A sex worker had slight and brief gum bleeding, and after 20 Min of massage, she gave me a 8sec unprocteted BJ. We tested her with Aware Oral and came negative. But that test wont be correct if she had been infected just recently, right...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've actually asked several questions, so I'll try to answer them individually. 1. Is a newly infected person more infectious? Generally speaking, yes. Shortly after HIV primary infection, the HIV plasma viral load skyrockets, as the... Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in POZ.com yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission from a HIV+ person`s bleeding wound

First of all, thanks for what you`re doing. I`m sure anyone who needs to know anything about HIV,... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Article Examines Infectiousness of TB Patients Living With HIV

"The Infectiousness of Tuberculosis Patients Coinfected With HIV ," PLoS Medicine : Roderick Escombe of Imperial College London and colleagues conducted the study to examine infectiousness and airborne transmission of TB by exposing guinea pigs... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

What Is HIV/AIDS? The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), is a virus that lives and multiplies primarily in white blood cells (CD4+ lymphocytes), which are part of the immune system. HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Absolute Count and Percentage of CD4+ Lymphocytes Are Independent Predictors of Disease Progression in HIV-Infected Persons Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Todd Hulgan of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 's Division of Infectious Diseases and colleagues conducted the study among 1,891 participants who began HAART regimens between 1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and who... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Sorting Out CDC Data and Guidelines on Preventing HIV Transmission From Positives

Kathleen Irwin, M.D., M.P.H., Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Nicole Crepaz, Ph.D., Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Table of Contents What's New in Updated CDC... Read more »
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Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.

I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE:
Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Claus Khnlein, Germany

English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the
... Read more »

Infectious fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
#1 Blood
#2 Semen
#3 Saliva
#4 Sweat

Its all documented go find it for yourselves.

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HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS IS INFECTIOUS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or Non-HIV AIDS, is associated with a patented retroviral particle called Human Intracisternal A-Type Particle-Type II, or HIAP-II.

Autoimmune Technologies is developing viral protein antibody tests based on HIAP-II... Read more »