When Was Hiv Identified
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Stanford University, School of MedicineAntibody tests are more sensitive and accurate then blood culture for HIV infection. You can culture HIV out of the blood, but it requires a certain expertise and equipment to do it properly. Even in the best hands not all infected people will have... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Discriminating between the usual middle-age fat and HIV lipodystrophy can be important, but usually isn't that difficult. Typical fat accumulation is subcutaneous (below the skin) while HIV abdominal fat is... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough HIV infection does have certain characteristics that can be identified in lymph nodes there would be no reason to use such an invasive test to confirm a diagnosis that can be accomplished with blood tests.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI have not heard of such case previously, or if that is even plausible.... Read more »
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Posted by optimistic2009Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge HIV from resting CD4 cells, a key requirement for any prospect of a cure for HIV infection.
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Posted by Mssimone, 1 ReplyIs this a good thing?
Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV
American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links
Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.
Bodelle P, Vallari A, Coffey R, McArthur CP, Beyeme M, Devare SG, Schochetman G, Brennan... Read more »
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