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Which Immunoglobulin Involves In Hiv

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HIV Among Latinos

Fast Facts Hispanics/Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV, relative to other races/ethnicities. The estimated new HIV infection rate among Hispanics/Latinos in 2010 in the United States was more than 3 times as high as that of whites. Socioeconomic factors such as poverty and language barriers may contribute to Hispanic/Latino HIV infection rates. HIV infection is a serious threat to the health of the...
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In HIV infection what go you get a general rise in immunoglobulins?...
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
Yes, HIV infection can increase your immunoglobulin levels. This is a nonspecific finding and doesn't necessarily happen in everyone.... Read more »

Question on serum immunoglobulin

As I understand it, most people with HIV have raised serum immunoglobulin levels. My question is, do the minority of HIV+ people with normal IgG counts always have levels towards the high end of the normal scale? Thank you for your time. ...
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
it is very variable, and HIV infected people can have normal levels.... Read more »


Hi, I have a few questions. What is immunoglobulin?, is it injected? how does it help? and once HIV has weakened your immune system is it the same as having a primary immunodeficiency and if so can they use the same therapies they do for gene...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Immunoglobulin refers to a concentrated solution of antibody. It is made from the plasma of blood donors. It is vitally important as a replacement for someone who does not make any antibody (immunoglobulin). However, most people with HIV make... Read more »

rabies immunoglobulin human diploid cell

I am going to get the rabies immunoglobulin shot. The immunoglobulin is made up of human diploid cells. Is it possible that during the manufacturing process of the IG, HIV positive blood may be used?Is there a chance that I will be infected with HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Rabies immunoglobulin (or other types of immunoglobulin) is not a risk for acquiring HIV. Dr. Bob... Read more »
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