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Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Dr. Jackson is a professor of pathology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and deputy director of Pathology for Clinical Affairs at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is also the director of several laboratories in the Department of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, including the HIV Specialty Laboratory and the Outpatient Laboratory. Prior to his move to the Baltimore area, he held academic positions at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Jackson received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, and completed a residency in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospitals. He rounded out his post-doctoral training as a Blood Bank Fellow in the Department of Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Hospitals. He is board certified in clinical pathology and blood banking. Over the course of his career, Dr. Jackson has served on numerous committees for the NIAID AIDS Clinical Trials Group, and is currently a member of both the Pediatric Virology Scientific Committee and the Adult Virology Advanced Technology Committee. The College of American Pathology and the American Association of Blood Banks are among the many organizations with which he is affiliated. In addition, Dr. Jackson is a respected reviewer for many scientific journals, including the American Journal of Clinical Pathology and the Journal of Infectious Diseases and serves on the editorial board of the Hopkins HIV Report. He has also authored and co-authored upwards of eighty peer-reviewed articles.

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Paper Cut & HIV

I'm hoping you can answer a fearful question for me. A week ago, I was at a strip club where all the women get completely naked. At one point in time a completely naked stripper sat on my thighs. My hand was on my thighs when she started rubbing her ...

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HIV-2?

Hello I got an HIV test done 2 weeks ago and it came back negative. Does that mean they tested for HIV-2 also? Thank you for your time and y'all are doing a great job. BM

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Can I get HIV using my FINGERS?

Hi I've asked this question before but no one has replied back yet I'm sure you guys are very busy with lots and lots of questions. Anyways I wanted to know how much risk is it to get HIV by pentetrating a womans vagina with my fingers? Please Let me...

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breast milk

can a man get hiv from sucking on a womans breast and she has breast milk in them and he suck out some of it in his mouth?

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PERT Assay

Dear Dr Aberg, please can you let me have any information you have / your thoughts on PERT assays (Product enhanced reverse transcriptase). I have read that they have the high sensitivity of nucleic amplification procedures with the broad detection r...

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Swallow sperm

If you swollow sperm in your month, is it possible to get infected by it, or to become pregnant???

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required hiv testing for pregnant women

What types of drug regimen for HIV positive pregnant women are there?

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Oral sex performed by the man

can a woman contract HIV from a man if he performs oral sex on her and she does not do the same for him?

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Name of infant HIV screening test

Can you tell me what the name of test is used to screen nebworns for HIV in New York State? What does this test detect the presence of HIV antibodies or the actual HIV status of the newborn? Thank you.

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HPV& (-) ON STD'S

I'M AN 18 YR. OLD FEMALE AND I RECENTLY HAD A PAP THAT TURNED OUT ABNORMAL. THEY SAY IT IS HPV. BUT IM SO CONFUSED ON THIS QUITE A BIT. I GOT TESTED FOR ALL STD'S INCLUDING AIDS AND WAS NEG. I WAS TESTED IN APRIL FOR THESE AND BEEN WITH THE SAME GUY ...