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Why Is Hiv Called A Retrovirus

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htlv-3 is a new retrovirus

Dr. ConwayHTLV-3 was once the name for what is now known as HIV-1. but sometime in late 2004, two new retroviruses were discovered: HTLV-3 and HTLV-4. Please research this so the man who's post you answered doesn't slip into a depression....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I stand properly corrected. In the journal Retrovirology, a group at the Pasteur Institute recently reported on a new human retrovirus, tentatively called HTLV-3. I show a direct link to the May 12, 2005 paper... Read more »

11th retrovirus presentation about resistance

Can you give a short summary or feedback whether any new recommendations to address resistance were... Read more »

HIV being a retrovirus

How is it that HIV kills t-cells when retroviruses do not kill the host cells they infect? ... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Action Council

Major AIDS Organizations Launch Campaign To Expand National Retrovirus Conference

Contact: Joe Zuñiga, AIDS Action (202) 986-1300 Ext. 3042 Washington, D.C., January 22 - Responding to the concerns of the HIV community, aswell as scientists, physicians, and other professionals engaged in AIDSresearch, several major AIDS... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Coverage of CROI 2009: The 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

Expert Conference Overviews --> A Review of Cardiovascular Disease and HIV: Highlights From CROI 2009 David Wohl, M.D., provides a detailed summary. Which CROI 2009 Studies Are Most Likely to Impact Clinical Care? Tune in as Joel Gallant,... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Reveals Link Between Apobec3 Gene and Neutralizing Antibody Response to Retrovirus

Scientists have uncovered new evidence that strengthens the link between a host-cell gene called Apobec3 and the production of neutralizing antibodies to retroviruses. Published in the Sept. 5 issue of Science , the finding adds a new dimension... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists at Retrovirus Conference Present Findings on Microbicide Gel, Truvada, Male Circumcision, ART Care by Nurses

At the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston on Monday, researchers "suggested the potential" of a gel containing the antiretroviral drug tenofovir to reduce the risk of anal HIV transmission, TIME's ... Read more »
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ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs ( very advanced for their time). The... Read more »

nuevo retrovirus XMRV igual sintoma que vih

Posted by mariana, 2 Replies
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q212990.html

LEAN ESTE LINK ESPECIALMENTE ATERRORIZADO JER Y DEMAS QUE HAYAN TENIDO SINTOMAS RAROS DESPUES DE LA RELACION SEXUAL. ACA EL TESTIMONIO DE QUIEN TUVO TODOS LOS SINTOMAS DE VIH Y PASO POR MILES DE... Read more »