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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
CD4 cell infection: Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different meth ... Read More
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: Hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus and when untreated leads to aids. Some people may experience a flu-like illness initially and then have no ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV Strain: Hiv-1 is a strain of hiv. There are 2 strains hiv-1 and hiv-2. Hiv-1 strain is classifiable into 3 main categories m, o and n. The groups are furth ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
3 ways: There are several ways to detect the HIV virus. The first is by antibodies. This includes eia (enzyme immuno assay). The rapid HIV tests are these ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Hiv-positive people are people who have the human immunodeficiency virus hiv, the agent of the currently incurable disease aids.
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Hiv means infection with the human immunodeficiency virus. Aids means acquired immunodificiency syndrome and means infection with the HIV virus and a ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV: Hiv/aids is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (hiv). During the initial infection, a person m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Immunoblot: Western blot is an antibody detection test. Viral antigens (the protein coat of hiv) are immobilized in a matrix (gel). These are then transferred t ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It is the AIDS virus: Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is the blood borne virus that causes aids or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is transferred via blood or b ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
A virus: HIV stands for "human immunodeficiency virus". You may consult the website listed below for more information on this topic. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ba ... Read More
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Dr. Manel Silva
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Human immunodeficien: cy virus. It's a virus transmitted through blood, semen and vaginal secretions by sex, sharing needles and giving birth. The virus attacks the immune ... Read More
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