HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).HIV Seropositivity: Development of neutralizing antibodies in individuals who have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/HTLV-III/LAV).Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Homosexuality, Male: Sexual attraction or relationship between males.Diagnostic Self Evaluation: A self-evaluation of health status.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.AIDS Serodiagnosis: Immunologic tests for identification of HIV (HTLV-III/LAV) antibodies. They include assays for HIV SEROPOSITIVITY and HIV SERONEGATIVITY that have been developed for screening persons carrying the viral antibody from patients with overt symptoms of AIDS or AIDS-RELATED COMPLEX.Penetrance: The percent frequency with which a dominant or homozygous recessive gene or gene combination manifests itself in the phenotype of the carriers. (From Glossary of Genetics, 5th ed)HIV-1: The type species of LENTIVIRUS and the etiologic agent of AIDS. It is characterized by its cytopathic effect and affinity for the T4-lymphocyte.Circumcision, Male: Excision of the prepuce of the penis (FORESKIN) or part of it.Libraries, DentalCross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Equipment Contamination: The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.Sterilization: The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.Dental Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Dental Care: The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Dental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Health Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: Exuberant inflammatory response towards previously undiagnosed or incubating opportunistic pathogens. It is frequently seen in AIDS patients following HAART.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Hydrocephalus: Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranium which may be associated with dilation of cerebral ventricles, INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; HEADACHE; lethargy; URINARY INCONTINENCE; and ATAXIA.Meningitis, Cryptococcal: Meningeal inflammation produced by CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS, an encapsulated yeast that tends to infect individuals with ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other immunocompromised states. The organism enters the body through the respiratory tract, but symptomatic infections are usually limited to the lungs and nervous system. The organism may also produce parenchymal brain lesions (torulomas). Clinically, the course is subacute and may feature HEADACHE; NAUSEA; PHOTOPHOBIA; focal neurologic deficits; SEIZURES; cranial neuropathies; and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp721-2)HIV-1: The type species of LENTIVIRUS and the etiologic agent of AIDS. It is characterized by its cytopathic effect and affinity for the T4-lymphocyte.Tuberculosis, Meningeal: A form of bacterial meningitis caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or rarely MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. The organism seeds the meninges and forms microtuberculomas which subsequently rupture. The clinical course tends to be subacute, with progressions occurring over a period of several days or longer. Headache and meningeal irritation may be followed by SEIZURES, cranial neuropathies, focal neurologic deficits, somnolence, and eventually COMA. The illness may occur in immunocompetent individuals or as an OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTION in the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other immunodeficiency syndromes. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp717-9)Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts: Tubes inserted to create communication between a cerebral ventricle and the internal jugular vein. Their emplacement permits draining of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus or other condition leading to fluid accumulation in the ventricles.AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections: Opportunistic infections found in patients who test positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most common include PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA, Kaposi's sarcoma, cryptosporidiosis, herpes simplex, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and infections with Mycobacterium avium complex, Microsporidium, and Cytomegalovirus.Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.Rhinoscleroma: A granulomatous disease caused by KLEBSIELLA RHINOSCLEROMATIS infection. Despite its name, this disease is not limited to the nose and NASOPHARYNX but may affect any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT, sometimes with extension to the lip and the skin.Klebsiella pneumoniae: Gram-negative, non-motile, capsulated, gas-producing rods found widely in nature and associated with urinary and respiratory infections in humans.Klebsiella Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus KLEBSIELLA.Streptococcus pneumoniae: A gram-positive organism found in the upper respiratory tract, inflammatory exudates, and various body fluids of normal and/or diseased humans and, rarely, domestic animals.Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Short filamentous organism of the genus Mycoplasma, which binds firmly to the cells of the respiratory epithelium. It is one of the etiologic agents of non-viral primary atypical pneumonia in man.beta-Lactamases: Enzymes found in many bacteria which catalyze the hydrolysis of the amide bond in the beta-lactam ring. Well known antibiotics destroyed by these enzymes are penicillins and cephalosporins.Klebsiella oxytoca: A species of gram-negative bacteria causing URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS and SEPTICEMIA.Klebsiella: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms arrange singly, in pairs, or short chains. This genus is commonly found in the intestinal tract and is an opportunistic pathogen that can give rise to bacteremia, pneumonia, urinary tract and several other types of human infection.Microbial Sensitivity Tests: Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).Camels: Hoofed mammals with four legs, a big-lipped snout, and a humped back belonging to the family Camelidae.Pregnancy Complications: Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.Pregnancy Complications, Infectious: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Pregnancy Outcome: Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Pre-Eclampsia: A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced: A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a blood disease (HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES) which involves BLOOD CELLS or COAGULATION FACTORS. The hematologic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications: Pathological processes of the female URINARY TRACT, the reproductive system (GENITALIA, FEMALE), and disorders related to PREGNANCY.

Human immunodeficiency virus antibody testing by enzyme-linked fluorescent and western blot assays using serum, gingival-crevicular transudate, and urine samples. (1/692)

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the possible utilization of saliva and urine as alternative samples to serum for the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. A total of 302 individuals participated in the study: 187 HIV-infected individuals (106 had Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] stage II infection, 19 had CDC stage III infection, and 62 had CDC stage IV infection) and 115 noninfected persons (46 of the noninfected persons were blood donors and 69 belonged to a group at high risk of HIV infection). Paired saliva and urine samples were taken from each of the participants in the study. The presence of HIV-specific antibodies was detected by an enzyme-linked fluorescent assay (ELFA), and the result was confirmed by Western blot analysis (WB). The ELFA with saliva gave maximum sensitivity and specificity values, while ELFA had lower sensitivity (95.2%) and specificity (97. 4%) values for detection of HIV antibody in urine samples. WB with all saliva samples fulfilled the World Health Organization criterion for positivity, while only 96.8% of the urine samples were confirmed to be positive by WB. Among the four reactivity patterns found by WB of these alternative samples, the most frequent included bands against three groups of HIV structural proteins (was ENV, POL, and GAG). The reactivity bands most frequently observed were those for the proteins gp160 and gp120. The least common reactivity band was the band for protein p17. The detection of HIV antibodies in saliva samples by means of ELFA with the possibility of later confirmation by WB makes saliva an alternative to serum for possible use in the diagnosis of infection. In contrast, HIV antibody detection in urine samples by the same methodology (ELFA) could be taken into consideration for use in epidemiological studies.  (+info)

Prenatal discussion of HIV testing and maternal HIV testing--14 states, 1996-1997. (2/692)

In July 1995, the Public Health Service recommended that health-care providers counsel all pregnant women about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and encourage testing for HIV infection and, if indicated, initiate zidovudine therapy. To evaluate compliance with these recommendations, CDC analyzed population-based data on HIV counseling and testing during 1996-1997 from 14 states participating in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). This report presents an analysis of survey data collected from 1996 through 1997; results indicate that HIV counseling and testing of pregnant women were common but varied by state, type of prenatal health-care provider, Medicaid status, and maternal demographic characteristics.  (+info)

Universal HIV screening of pregnant women in England: cost effectiveness analysis. (3/692)

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the cost effectiveness of universal, voluntary HIV screening of pregnant women in England. DESIGN: Cost effectiveness analysis. Cost estimates of caring for HIV positive children were based on the stage of HIV infection and calculated using data obtained from a London hospital between 1986 and 1996. These were combined with estimates of the health benefits and costs of antenatal screening so that the cost effectiveness of universal, voluntary antenatal screening for HIV infection in England could be estimated. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Lifetime, direct costs of medical care of childhood HIV infection; life years gained as a result of the screening programme; net cost per life year gained for different pretest counselling costs; and different prevalence rates of pregnant women who were unaware that they were HIV positive. RESULTS: Estimated direct lifetime medical and social care costs of childhood HIV infection were pound178 300 using a 5% discount rate for time preference (1995-6 prices). In high prevalence areas screening pregnant women for HIV is estimated to be a cost effective intervention with a net cost of less than pound4000 for each life year gained. For areas with comparatively low prevalence rates, cost effectiveness could be less than pound20 000 per life year gained, depending on the number of pregnant women who are unaware that they are infected and local screening costs. CONCLUSIONS: Our results confirm recent recommendations that universal, voluntary antenatal HIV screening should be implemented in the London area. Serious consideration of the policy should be given for other areas in England depending on local prevalence and screening costs.  (+info)

Name-based reporting of HIV-positive test results as a deterrent to testing. (4/692)

OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated attitudes toward name-based reporting of HIV. METHODS: One hundred thirty high-risk, male repeat testers received information on the public health benefits of name-based reporting and reported their intentions to test. RESULTS: Of the 67 men who were randomly selected and asked their intentions before hearing the benefits, 63% said they would not test if reporting were required. After hearing the benefits, 19% changed their minds (P < .014). Of the 63 men who were asked only after hearing the benefits, 44% would not test. CONCLUSIONS: Implementing name-based reporting without working before-hand to change attitudes could undermine the benefits of both testing and HIV surveillance.  (+info)

Anonymous or confidential HIV counseling and voluntary testing in federally funded testing sites--United States, 1995-1997. (5/692)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) counseling and voluntary testing (CT) programs have been an important part of national HIV prevention efforts since the first HIV antibody tests became available in 1985. In 1995, these programs accounted for approximately 15% of annual HIV antibody testing in the United States, excluding testing for blood donation. CT opportunities are offered to persons at risk for HIV infection at approximately 11,000 sites, including dedicated HIV CT sites, sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics, drug-treatment centers, hospitals, and prisons. In 39 states, testing can be obtained anonymously, where persons do not have to give their name to get tested. All states provide confidential testing (by name) and have confidentiality laws and regulations to protect this information. This report compares patterns of anonymous and confidential testing in all federally funded CT programs from 1995 through 1997 and documents the importance of both types of testing opportunities.  (+info)

Effects of HIV counseling and testing on sexual risk behavior: a meta-analytic review of published research, 1985-1997. (6/692)

OBJECTIVES: This study examined whether HIV counseling and testing leads to reductions in sexual risk behavior. METHODS: The meta-analysis included 27 published studies that provided sexual behavior outcome data, assessed behavior before and after counseling and testing, and provided details sufficient for the calculation of effect sizes. The studies involved 19,597 participants. RESULTS: After counseling and testing, HIV-positive participants and HIV-serodiscordant couples reduced unprotected intercourse and increased condom use more than HIV-negative and untested participants. HIV-negative participants did not modify their behavior more than untested participants. Participants' age, volition for testing, and injection drug use treatment status, as well as the sample seroprevalence and length of the follow-up, explained the variance in results. CONCLUSIONS: HIV counseling and testing appears to provide an effective means of secondary prevention for HIV-positive individuals but, as conducted in the reviewed studies, is not an effective primary prevention strategy for uninfected participants. Theory-driven research with attention given to the context of testing is needed to further explicate the determinants of behavior change resulting from HIV counseling and testing, and the effectiveness of specific counseling approaches.  (+info)

Field evaluation of the Determine rapid human immunodeficiency virus diagnostic test in Honduras and the Dominican Republic. (7/692)

Rapid detection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection can result in improved patient care and/or faster implementation of public health preventive measures. A new rapid test, Determine (Abbott, Abbott Park, Ill.), detects HIV type 1 (HIV-1) and HIV-2 antibodies within 15 min by using 50 microl of serum or plasma. No specialized equipment or ancillary supplies are required, and results are read visually. A positive result is noted by the appearance of a red line. An operational control (red line) indicates proper test performance. We evaluated the Determine rapid HIV detection test with a group of well-characterized serum samples (CD4 counts and viral loads were known) and serum samples from HIV-positive individuals at field sites in Honduras and the Dominican Republic. In the field evaluations, the results obtained by the Determine assay were compared to those obtained by local in-country HIV screening procedures. We evaluated serum from 100 HIV-positive patients and 66 HIV-negative patients. All samples gave the expected results. In a companion study, 42 HIV-positive samples from a Miami, Fla., serum bank were tested by the Determine assay. The samples had been characterized in terms of CD4 counts and viral loads. Fifteen patients had CD4 counts <200 cells/mm(3), while 27 patients had CD4 counts >200 cells/mm(3). Viral loads ranged from 630 to 873,746 log(10) copies/ml. All samples from the Miami serum bank were positive by the Determine test. Combined results from the multicenter studies indicated that the correct results were obtained by the Determine assay for 100% (142 of 142) of the HIV-positive serum samples and 100% (66 of 66) of the HIV-negative serum samples. The Determine test was simple to perform and the results were easy to interpret. The Determine test provides a valuable new method for the rapid identification of HIV-positive individuals, especially in developing countries with limited laboratory infrastructures.  (+info)

Serological diagnosis of human immuno-deficiency virus in Burkina Faso: reliable, practical strategies using less expensive commercial test kits. (8/692)

Reported are the results of a cross-sectional survey in Burkina Faso to identify reliable, practical strategies for the serological diagnosis of HIV-1 and/or HIV-2 infections, using less-expensive commercial test kits in various combinations, as an alternative to the conventional Western blot (WB) test, which costs US$ 60. Serum samples, collected from blood donors, patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and pregnant women, were tested between December 1995 and January 1997. Twelve commercial test kits were available: five Mixt enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), three Mixt rapid tests, and four additional tests including monospecific HIV-1 and HIV-2 ELISA. The reference strategy utilized a combination of one ELISA or one rapid test with WB, and was conducted following WHO criteria. A total of 768 serum samples were tested; 35 were indeterminate and excluded from the analysis. Seroprevalence of HIV in the remaining 733 sera was found to be 37.5% (95% confidence interval: 34.0-41.1). All the ELISA tests showed 100% sensitivity, but their specificities ranged from 81.4% to 100%. GLA (Genelavia Mixt) had the highest positive delta value, while ICE HIV-1.0.2 (ICE) produced the most distinct negative results. Among the rapid tests, COM (CombAIDS-RS) achieved 100% sensitivity and SPO (HIV Spot) 100% specificity. Various combinations of commercial tests, according to recommended WHO strategies I, II, III, gave excellent results when ICE was included in the sequence. The best combination of tests for strategy II, which achieved 100% sensitivity and specificity, was to use ICE and COM, the cost of which was US$ 2.10, compared with US$ 55.60 for the corresponding conventional strategy. For strategy III, the best combination, which achieved 100% sensitivity and specificity, was to use ICE, ZYG (Enzygnost Anti HIV-1/HIV-2 Plus) and COM, the cost of which was US$ 2.90 (19.2 times lower than the corresponding strategy requiring WB). No rapid test combination showed 100% sensitivity and specificity. Our results indicate that the serodiagnosis of HIV in Burkina Faso is possible by using reliable, less-expensive strategies which do not require Western blot testing. Moreover, there is a choice of strategies for laboratories working with or without an ELISA chain.  (+info)

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*Serology

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*Strongyloidiasis

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*Chang Yi Wang

... and a Synthetic AIDS Aids Vaccine Targeting HIV Receptors February 28-March 1, 2001 • Baltimore, Maryland Meeting of the ... Improved serodiagnosis of hepaptis C virus Hepatitis C infection with synthetic peptide antigen from capsid protein. Proc Natl ... Synthetic AIDS vaccine by targeting HIV receptor. Vaccine 2002, 21: 89-97. 8. Wang, CY, Chang TY, Walfield AM, Ye J, Shen M, ... also received Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant for a new approach to an AIDS vaccine. Dr. ...

*Temple University School of Medicine

... serodiagnosis and chemotherapy. Frank H. Krusen, originator of the field of physical medicine, establishing the first such ... and utilizes the William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety to aid learning through interactive ...

*Lyme disease

The spread of B. burgdorferi is aided by the attachment of the host protease plasmin to the surface of the spirochete. If ... Engstrom SM, Shoop E, Johnson RC (February 1995). "Immunoblot interpretation criteria for serodiagnosis of early Lyme disease ... but they are considered a reliable aid in the diagnosis of later stages of Lyme disease. Serologic tests for Lyme disease are ... but may aid in differential diagnosis and in understanding the pathophysiology of the disease. Though controversial, some ...
Dr. Robert Klein discusses the continuing concern about the large number of undiagnosed HIV infections. , A website for information on Infectious Disease.
The aim and objective of this investigation is to explore, on a preliminary basis, the psychological and social effects on a sample of women of having disclosed their positive HIV diagnosis. The study was conducted in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A convenience sampling approach was used to collect the sample. Inclusion criteria included female, older than 18, with a positive HIV status. Participants disclosure of a positive HIV status (defined as having voluntarily disclosed to sexual partners, intimate or immediate family, extended family and or friends) was a key inclusion criterion. Semi-structured interviews were used in the collection of data. Interviews were audio-recorded and transcribed verbatim. Through collaboration with other trained researchers, the data was analyzed and interpreted using investigator triangulation. The independent clinicians identified and established the categories, themes or recurring processes separately using content analysis. The themes in the transcripts as ...
Little is known about the logistics of taking an HIV antibody test and yet knowledge of people s experiences of having a test result is helpful to evolving a sensitive and client orientated service and can provide some guidelines for organisation issues around testing. This paper reports the experiences of 252 gay men who had an HIV test which...
This study seeks to determine the public health impact of providing rapid HIV test kits to men who have sex with men (MSM) so they may test themselves at their convenience. The study will determine if men who receive the rapid HIV test kits report HIV testing at least three times per year. This study will be conducted in four consecutive parts. The first three parts are formative in nature to guide the development and implementation of Part 4 of the study. The research study will use two different types of rapid HIV tests. The OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test for oral fluid (FDA approved for home use) and Sure Check® HIV 1/2 Assay, currently FDA-approved for professional use and distributed in the U.S. as Clearview® Complete HIV-1/2 Rapid Test. An Investigational Device Exemption will be obtained from the FDA to allow the contractor to supply the Sure Check® HIV 1/2 Assay to study participants since it is not approved for home use ...
There are several brands of rapid HIV test kits that you can choose from, and many of those can be bought via the internet. Simply log on to the computer and search the internet for retailers that offer this type of device for sale.
FDA has issued an approvable letter to Medford, N.Y.-based Chembio Diagnostics for its rapid HIV tests SURE CHECK HIV 1/2 and HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK as long ...
Nearly a year after the Food and Drug Administration approved a highly anticipated rapid HIV test, fewer than a dozen sites in California are offering the screening exam, which offers results in 20
Blood pressure checks, vaccines and urgent medical care - you can get a lot at a pharmacy these days. How about a rapid HIV tests?
... ,The Reveal Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test (Reveal Test) is MedMiras flagship rapid HIV test. This test detects antibodies in human serum or plasma against HIV-1 that are produced by the body in response to HIV infection. The Reveal Test is based on MedMiras proprietary flow-through membrane technology,,medicine,medical supply,medical supplies,medical product
One of the tests that are most suitable for diagnosing HIV in adults is the HIV antibody test. Get information about ELISA antibody test, window period and result of the test.
The HIV antibody test is different from the HIV viral load. A screening test called an Elisa is done first and then is confirmed by a type of assay called the Western Blot. The Western Blot can...
Rapid HIV tests can produce results in as little as 20 minutes, reducing the anxieties that can often prevent people from returning for their results.
A simple HIV test design and easily interpretable, fast results are logistical advantages in clinical settings such as the labor and delivery unit. A fast test result means that a woman can make important choices about her and her babys medical care before she delivers her baby. If a woman finds out she has HIV, she can decide to take antiretroviral drugs before delivery to decrease the risk of passing HIV to her baby. These advantages are also important for women with little or no prenatal care who present for care late in pregnancy, but may not be inclined to return for a standard test result or adhere to subsequent prenatal visits.. Eligible women who elect to participate in this study will be enrolled in either the Late Presenter Group (women who are not in active labor, and for whom delivery is not imminent) or the Peripartum Group (women who are in active labor with anticipation of delivery within 24 hours). Step I for all women will include rapid HIV testing with OraQuick HIV 1/2 and ...
( i (male) received oral sex on penis and i have herpes 2...What is a HIV Antibody Test w/Reflex .... i have a test in a laboratory but not that kind of test is...i took my hiv antibody test at 8...
The 60-second rapid HIV test, INSTI, receives innovative technology award. HIV-positive patients may not always know they are infected. Routine screening has been a challenge, but one potential solution has just won an innovative technology award and a group purchasing contract with one of the ...
The 60-second rapid HIV test, INSTI, receives innovative technology award. HIV-positive patients may not always know they are infected. Routine screening has been a challenge, but one potential solution has just won an innovative technology award and a group purchasing contract with one of the ...
Case of recurrent infections - investigation, diagnosis and treatment of HIV plus discussion on why a negative ELISA test but positive HIV PCR obtained.
To briefly follow that tangent, Im pretty positive HIV wouldnt survive more than minutes in an aspirin. It isnt a very durable virus outside a huma
The Ethical and Scientific Considerations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Screening in Volunteers for Clinical Pharmacologic ...
Looking for online definition of Aids serodiagnosis in the Medical Dictionary? Aids serodiagnosis explanation free. What is Aids serodiagnosis? Meaning of Aids serodiagnosis medical term. What does Aids serodiagnosis mean?
Tuberculosis (TB) is the second most common cause of death from infectious disease in the world after human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) (1). Immunosuppressed HIV-infected persons are highly susceptible to TB disease, and countries in sub-Saharan Africa have the highest TB incidence rates, primarily because of the HIV epidemic (2,3). In Zambia, the TB rate increased during 1984--2005 from approximately 100 cases per 100,000 population to 580 cases per 100,000 population (4). Much of this increase has been attributed to the high rate of coinfection with HIV; currently, an estimated 50%--70% of TB patients are infected with HIV (N. Kapata, Ministry of Health, Zambia, personal communication, 2008). In 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that countries with high coinfection rates develop TB/HIV collaborative activities, including routine provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling (PITC) of TB patients in TB clinical settings, using an ...
What is HIV?. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiencyl Virus. HIV can progress to failure of the immune system which may allow life-threatening opportunistic infections to thrive. HIV is most frequently contracted through sexual contact. There is currently no cure for HIV, but there is appropriate medical care available that gives people the opportunity to live long, happy, healthy lives.. Who should be tested for HIV?. EVERYONE!. What tests can I get?. The Alliance offers all interested individuals tests for HIV (rapid and traditional) and syphilis. We further offer screenings for gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and hepatitis C based on risk factors.. What is the difference between a Rapid HIV test and a Traditional HIV test?. A rapid HIV test detects HIV antibodies in the blood. This test operates with a 99.7% specificity rate at three months prior to being tested. Rapid test results are given within 20 minutes of test initiation. A Traditional HIV test detects both HIV antibodies and HIV virus in the ...
Original Article: bit.ly/16a4hIv. A modelling study based on the UKs HIV epidemic among gay men estimates that two-thirds of infections originate in men with undiagnosed HIV, 85% in men who are not taking treatment and 90% within the context of an ongoing sexual partnership. Moreover, HIV transmissions most frequently involve men under the age of 35 who report relatively high levels of sexual activity, according to the study published online ahead of print in AIDS.. But the findings suggest that men with primary infection contribute less to onward transmission than is sometimes thought.. The model aimed to simulate the underlying drivers of the epidemic - the contribution of various behavioural and biological factors to HIV transmission between men who have sex with men (MSM).. A better understanding of who is passing HIV on could help with the design and targeting of HIV prevention and testing interventions. It could also help explain why - despite the high uptake of HIV treatment - there are ...
Can anything effect your test results? (besides the window period) meaning any other sickness or disease you have...can those things affect HIV test results interfering in a false negative? Can antibio...
It is currently accepted that a positive Western blot (WB) HIV antibody test is synonymous with HIV infection and the attendant risk of developing and dying from AIDS. In this communication we present a critical evaluation of the presently available data on HIV isolation and antibody testing. The available evidence indicates that: (a) the antibody tests are not standardised; (b) the antibody tests are not reproducible; (c) the WB proteins (bands) which are considered to be coded by the HIV genome and to be specific to HIV may not be coded by the HIV genome and may in fact represent normal cellular proteins; (d) even if the proteins are specific to HIV, because no gold standard has been used and may not even exist to determine specificity, a positive WB may represent nothing more than cross‑reactivity with the many non‑HIV antibodies present in AIDS patients and those at risk, and thus be unrelated to the presence of HIV. We conclude that the use of the HIV antibody tests as a diagnostic and ...
HIV is most commonly passed on through unprotected sex. It can also be transmitted by coming into contact with infected blood - for example, sharing needles to inject steroids or drugs. The HIV virus attacks and weakens the immune system, making it less able to fight infections and disease. Theres no cure for HIV, but there are treatments that allow most people to live a long and otherwise healthy life.. AIDS is the final stage of an HIV infection, when your body can no longer fight life-threatening infections.. Most people with HIV look and feel healthy and have no symptoms. When you first develop HIV, you may experience a flu-like illness with a fever, sore throat or rash. This is called a seroconversion illness.. A simple blood test is usually used to test for an HIV infection. Some clinics may also offer a rapid test using a finger-prick blood test or saliva sample.. Read more about HIV and AIDS and coping with a positive HIV test.. ...
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If you ever tested positive for hepatitis B or hepatitis C, at any age, you are not eligible to donate, even if you were never sick or jaundiced from the infection. You should not give blood if you have AIDS or have ever had a positive HIV test, or if you have done something that puts you at risk for becoming infected with HIV. You are at risk for getting infected if you… are a male who has had sexual contact with another male, in the last 12 months ...
Brand Types: Uni Gold Recombigen HIV Home Access Trinity HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK ORAQUICK ADV HIV 1-2 RAPID First oral fluid rapid HIV test . OraQuick ADVANCE HIV-1/2 Ant...
TEsting the content publish check Most HIV tests available today test for HIV antibodies. This is called an RNA test RNA testing is more expensive and much less common than antibody tests. Most HIV tests are blood tests. However, rapid test results that show a person has HIV need to be confirmed with a…
The home HIV test works by testing the blood for HIV antibodies -- a positive result means these antibodies have been found in the blood and the person being tested is HIV+.
Among the three prenatal HIV testing approaches assessed in this report, opt-out voluntary testing and the mandatory testing of newborns appear to be associated with the highest testing rates. On the basis of the chart-review methodology, prenatal testing rates were higher in Tennessee, which uses the opt-out approach, than rates in states using the opt-in approach and similar to rates achieved with mandatory newborn testing in New York during the same time period
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Theres a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once -...
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HIV prevalence was 5.6% [95% confidence interval (CI): 4.9 to 6.3] in 2012, a significant decrease from 2007, when HIV prevalence, excluding the North Eastern region, was 7.2% (95% CI: 6.6 to 7.9). HIV incidence was 0.5% (95% CI: 0.2 to 0.9) in 2012. Among women, factors associated with undiagnosed HIV infection included being aged 35-39 years, divorced or separated, from urban residences and Nyanza region, self-perceiving a moderate risk of HIV infection, condom use with the last partner in the previous 12 months, and reporting 4 or more lifetime number of partners. Among men, widowhood, condom use with the last partner in the previous 12 months, and lack of circumcision were associated with undiagnosed HIV infection ...
AIDS Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies focused on all aspects of HIV and AIDS, from the molecular basis of disease to translational and clinical research. In addition, articles relating to prevention, education, and behavior change will be considered.
Introduction: People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) should be offered HIV-testing and harm reduction services. We assessed the effectiveness of including PWID and their peers in HIV-testing by comparing for a period before (2013-2014) and after their introduction (2015-2017), the a) numbers HIV tested b) number enrolled in harm reduction and c) frequency of HIV-testing.Methodology: An analysis of programme data involved PWID aged ≥ 14 years (1st January 2013-31st December 2017) in Ukraine. Between 2013-2014, HIV-testing (VCT) was done by trained health workers. From 2015, this was Directly Assisted HIV Self-testing (DAST) done ...
BACKGROUND Currently used 3rd generation rapid HIV-tests in resource-limited settings do not detect acute HIV-infections (AHI). They are known to detect HIV-infections after or late in the window period. Detecting incident-HIV infections early in pregnancy increases opportunities for initiating antiretroviral prophylaxis to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. OBJECTIVES We evaluated the Determine(®) HIV1/2 Ag/Ab Combo Rapid Test (Combo RT), a 4th generation test against two 3rd generation tests (SENSA-HIV1/2/0 Tri-line, SD-Bioline) for early detection of HIV-infection in pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN In a cohort study, plasma samples from 32 pregnant women who seroconverted at a subsequent antenatal visit (incident-infection), samples from 189 women who tested HIV positive at baseline (established-infections) and samples from 32 women remaining HIV-seronegative at a subsequent antenatal visit were tested with 3rd generation (antibody detection only) and 4th generation (antibody/antigen
The Orasure HIV test can be conducted in two ways. First, with the Oraquick rapid HIV test kit. You can buy this kit and conduct a test at home. These kits are available online and are suitable for an Insti HIV test in less than half an hour.. Second, the "oral mucosal transudate testing." You have to use a sample of oral mucus obtained with a cotton pad, specially treated, that is placed between the cheek and lower gum, preferably for two minutes. Then this sample is sent to a lab to undergo an ELISA procedure. If tested positive for ELISA, these samples undergo a Western Blot test which is a confirmatory test. The same pad is used for the WB test too.. The Orasure HIV test is the fastest and the easiest. An accurate STD test in 20 minutes! It cant be faster than that. No driving to a test lab and no registration hassles. No stress of being exposed and no need to answer embarrassing questions. With an Oraquick HIV test kit at hand, testing is just a snap. Looking for an Insti HIV test? Look no ...
Objectives: In January 2007, opt-out HIV testing replaced provider-initiated testing strategy at the Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) outpatient clinic in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (about 25,000 consultations/year). We studied the effect of the opt-out strategy on the uptake of HIV testing and identified factors associated with refusal of HIV testing.. Study Design: Data routinely collected at the STI clinic, were analyzed separately for men having sex with men (MSM) and heterosexuals. Logistic regression analysis was used to identify factors associated with opting out.. Results: In 2007, 12% of MSM and 4% of heterosexuals with (presumed) negative or unknown HIV serostatus declined HIV testing. Refusals gradually decreased to 7% and 2% by year-end. In 2006, before the introduction of opt-out, 38% of MSM and 27% of heterosexuals declined testing. The proportion of HIV-positive results remained stable; among MSM, 3.4%(117/3,442) in 2007 versus 3.7%(95/2525) in 2006 and, among heterosexuals, ...
Initiated in 1995 by the National Association of People with AIDS and supported by CDC, National HIV Testing Day is held each year on June 27. This event increases awareness of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and promotes early diagnosis and testing for HIV. In 2003, CDC announced a plan to explore new strategies to combat HIV (1). Since then, CDC researchers have studied the feasibility and effectiveness of HIV testing in diverse settings, including emergency departments and minority gay pride events, two settings featured in this issue of MMWR. In 2006, CDC called for routine, voluntary HIV testing of persons aged 13--64 years in health-care settings (2). In 2007, CDC launched a heightened national response to the HIV/AIDS crisis among African Americans, with a goal to increase opportunities for diagnosis and testing (3). Persons who know they are infected with HIV can begin treatment at an early stage of infection and take steps to prevent ...
Initial Outcomes of a Brief Motivational Interviewing-Based Intervention During Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counseling in Rural Uganda. Slideshow 4227985 by vega
Some of you got this one! ELISA is a way to measure molecules in a wet sample. It can be used to test for HIV, and this one was used for pancreatic cancer. This is not the HIV test that well be offering Saturday, which is a rapid HIV test. Come see this image and others in our HIDDEN BEAUTY exhibit until it ends Sunday! #museumsofinstagram #museum #magnified #hivtesting #hip2know #knowyourstatus #nhtd #art #photography #medical #lab #science #medicine #hiv #scienceart #visitphilly #phillypride #philadelphia" By muttermuseum on Instagram.. ...
The HIV/STI Program offers rapid HIV testing using the Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV antibody test. It is a ten-minute finger-stick test that is 99.8% accurate when taken after three months from potential exposure.. Testing is provided confidentially or anonymously. The records of people who choose to give their names will remain private and will not become part of permanent medical records or insurance records. People may also test without giving their names (anonymously).. ...
Most HIV diagnoses are made in general practice. Delivering a positive HIV result can be a difficult task for a health worker, particularly when it might be the first diagnosis they have made. Knowing the best way to deliver a result and accessing the resources and support available to both clinician and patient can make this process easier. ASHM works closely with a range of HIV organisations across Australia. Please find below a list of resources from organisations in different states and territories. ...
Understanding prevention methods has led Stephen to change the way he sanitizes equipment. Now, he sterilizes his tools after using them. His efforts are paying off, bringing in new clients and boosting business. The campaign is also reaching the most vulnerable groups with life-saving information. People like Shalini, a young sex worker, who recently found out she was HIV positive. She felt weak suddenly and became suspicious. She couldnt eat or drink anything. These symptoms persisted. Shalini decided to go to the hospital for an HIV antibody test ...
HIV/AIDS -a circle of stress. I have lived as gay for 20 years and I have had a lot of sex without condom. I have done hiv test several times. I belonged to the high-risk groups. I know the fear before the test result is revealed. You are so tense and anxious to hear the result. "Maybe Im hiv positive this time.." I can imagine what stress it would have created in me if the test result was positive. I can imagine me standing in front of the mirror, scared, watching each spot on the skin, a pimple, a stain skin, lesions, cough, a little fever, headache - maybe this is it! Im getting it now, I can feel it comming. Im getting A-I-D-S-!! This would create a circle of stress. Stress that grows through time. Body and soul is one unit. Combine this stress with the extremely toxic hiv medications and you will die. This could have been me with a positive hiv diagnose, before. Now I have left the hiv/aids cult and I would not feel sick if they told me I am hiv positive. I think its the industry that ...
There are currently various different tests for HIV infections such as HIV antibody test, P24 antigen test, Polymerase chain reaction test (PCR), Fourth generation test a..
HIV prevalence in 2014 stood at an estimated 243,000 cases among white MSM, at 198,100 among black MSM, and at 138,800 among Hispanic MSM. From 2008 through 2014, estimated percentage of undiagnosed HIV cases fell by 4.3% in black MSM, by 3.6% in Hispanic MSM, and by 3.6% in white MSM. By age, the percentage of MSM with undiagnosed fell by an estimated 4.5% from 2008 through 2014 in 13-to-24-year-olds, fell by 1.2% among 25-to-34-year-olds, stayed nearly flat (+0.5%) in 35-to-44-year-olds, fell by 1.1% in 45-to-54-year-olds, and fell by 6.8% in MSM 55 or older ...
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Free HIV tests may be coming to a drugstore near you, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday. The CDC is rolling out a pilot program to see if it can making HIV testing as routine as a blood-pressure check. The $1.
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On July 3, 2012, the FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, a home-use HIV test kit that does not require sending a sample to a laboratory for analysis. The kit, which tests a sample of fluid from the mouth, is approved for sale in stores and online to anyone age 17 and older. Review Date: Thursday, July 05, 2012 U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Yes, it can be scary at first. But if you have HIV, going to the doctor is one of the best things you can do for yourself! This video in our "Life & HIV" series talks about what you can expect at the doctor, including the words theyll use, and what they might talk about.. If youve never gotten an HIV test, and arent sure what to expect, check out this video, which walks you through a real HIV test!. Key terms from the video:. ...
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It is more than 25 years since the first case of AIDS was reported in the United Kingdom. In December 1981 a gay man was referred to a London hospital with opportunistic infections indicative of immunosuppression. National surveillance began the following year, in September 1982, with the notification of deaths and clinical reports of AIDS and Kaposis sarcoma plus laboratory reports of opportunistic infections. Since then epidemiological surveillance systems have evolved, adapting to, and taking advantage of advances in treatments and laboratory techniques. The introduction of the HIV antibody test in 1984 led to the reporting of HIV-positive tests by laboratories and the establishment of an unlinked anonymous survey in 1990 measuring undiagnosed HIV infection among gay men attending sexual health clinics. The widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAART) since 1996 has averted many deaths among HIV-positive gay men and has also resulted in a large reduction in AIDS cases. ...
HIV-1 infection, as documented by a rapid HIV test or any FDA-Approved HIV-1 Enzyme or Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (E/CIA) test kit and confirmed by Western Blot at any time prior to study entry. HIV antigen, plasma HIV-1 RNA, or a secondary antibody test by a method other than rapid HIV and E/CIA is acceptable as an alternative test.Alternatively, if a rapid HIV test or any FDA-Approved HIV-1 Enzyme or Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (E/CIA) test is not available, two HIV-1 RNA values ≥2000 copies/mL at least 24 hours apart performed by any laboratory that has CLIA certification, or its equivalent, may be used to document infection ...
After millions of migrants moved from Chinas countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of informal urban enclave was born - villages in the city. Like the shanties and favelas before them elsewhere, there has been huge pressure to redevelop these blemishes to the urban face of Chinas economic vision. Unlike most developing countries, however, these are not squatter settlements but owner-occupied settlements developed semi-formally by ex-farmers turned small-developers and landlords who rent shockingly high-density rooms to rural migrants, who can outnumber their landlord villagers by as much as 20:1. A strong state, matched with well-organised landlords collectively represented through joint-stock companies, has meant that it has been relatively easy to grow the city through demolition of these soft migrant enclaves. The lives of the displaced migrants then enter a transient phase from an informal to a formal urbanity. This book looks at migrants and their enclave villages in ...
During trials of preventive HIV vaccines, trial participants may develop HIV-related antibody responses that could lead to a positive HIV test by routine antibody detection methods (called vaccine-induced seropositivity/reactivity ...
First, there is a distinction between HIV and AIDS. Most people think of it as one and the same; however, are two separate entities. HIV refers to the human immunodeficiency virus, while AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS is a disease, while HIV is the virus that causes the disease. A positive HIV test does not mean you have AIDS. HIV attacks the T cells, which are like the infantry of the army, the army of your immune system. The T cells fight all kinds of infections, and if inhibited, infections will invade and thrive in your body, resulting in the diagnosis of AIDS.. ...
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In 2006 the US Centers for Disease Control recommended routine opt-out HIV testing for all adults who seek medical care, including those who visit emergency rooms. Researchers at George Washington University in downtown DC decided to test discarded blood samples of emergency room patients who did opt out of testing to calculate their HIV rate. Washington, DC, has the highest HIV prevalence in the United States-at least 3% among people over 12 years old [2]-and the population is predominantly African American ...
Keep the test/acceptance and production environments strictly aligned to improve effectiveness of formal validation (ideally, an application once validated should be transported in production without any source code modification, recompilation or repackaging). The current browser-based strategy is perfectly fit to these requirements, and in the shift towards a desktop-based strategy we need to continue satisfying them as much as possible. We evaluated the standard distribution strategy of Adobe AIR applications, and noticed several attention points in this scenario.. The first issue we encountered is the back-end services endpoint discovery problem. Simply hardcoding a server URL in the packaged application could be a viable solution for public internet-accessible applications, but we need to support multiple customers in their intranet, and each one typically requires multiple environments for the application (acceptance, production, etc.). Maintaining dozens of different packages of the AIR ...
During the 14-week standard of care period, 162 adults were seen on average per day in the OPD. OPD physicians referred 435 adults for HIV testing, of whom 137 (31.5%) were actually tested at the hospital VCT site within four weeks of referral. Of those tested, 102 (74.5%) were found to be HIV-infected. Women comprised about 70% of the OPD population: 50.5% of those referred for testing, 54.0% of those tested, and 52.3% of those found to be infected. Of the 102 patients found to be HIV-infected during this period, 58 (56.9%) underwent CD4 cell count testing at the VCT site; the median CD4 count was 123 cells/mm3 (interquartile range [IQR]: 48 to 247 cells/mm3).. During the 12-week intervention period, 166 adult patients were seen on average per day in the OPD. A total of 2,912 HIV tests were offered, with 1,414 patients (48.6%) patients accepting HIV testing. Among those tested, 463 (32.7%) were HIV-infected. Compared with the standard of care period, there was a significantly increased rate of ...
If it is indeed the case, as the FDA and manufacturers of HIV antibody tests contend, that the significance of a positive Western Blot (WB) in healthy blood donors (or anyone without symptoms of AIDS) is not known, then what...
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A new HIV Medicine study identified several barriers to routine HIV testing in emergency departments and acute medical units in the UK and US.
After millions of migrants moved from Chinas countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of informal urban enclave was born - villages in the city. Like the shanties and favelas before them elsewhere,…
The World Health Organizations HIV prevalence estimates have recently been adjusted downwards, mostly because of new data from population based surveys.1 But such surveys are limited by surveyor bias-they are typically performed on large numbers of respondents by small numbers of surveyors-and this could disproportionately influence (worldwide) HIV prevalence estimates.. In 2007 a population based household … ...
You cant depend on indications to know whether you have HIV. The best way to know without a doubt in the event that you are contaminated with HIV is to get tried. On the off chance that you think you have as of late been presented to HIV-in the event that you have had oral, vaginal or butt-centric sex without a condom with a known HIV constructive individual or an accomplice whose HIV status you dont know or imparted needles to infuse medications get a HIV test. Customary HIV tests recognize HIV antibodies. Anyway amid this early stage your body is not yet creating these antibodies. Another HIV test was endorsed in 2013 that can identify the vicinity of HIV in your body amid this early phase of contamination. So regardless of where you get tried, it is imperative to tell your supplier that you may have been as of late contaminated with HIV and you might want to be tried for intense HIV. the HIV/AIDS Testing and Services Locator to discover a HIV testing site close you or enter your area here. ...
The overall objective of this work is to support the development of a key set of indicators in order to ensure availability of comparable behavioural data and to support Member States to implement behavioural surveillance or surveys by preparing a user-friendly toolkit and framework (protocol) for the implementation of behavioural surveillance and second generation surveillance related to HIV and STI in Europe.. ...
October 2016 - St. Anness College Alumnae News features an article by Rethinking AIDS board member Joan Shenton. Her film "Positive Hell" documents the lives of 5 Spaniards who lived with a positive HIV diagnosis, taking AIDS drugs for only a short time or not at all, and retained good health for decades. In the article, Shenton she describes the film and its first experience with censorship, in April of 2016. [PDF ...
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The studies in this review provide evidence for the use of active recall in increasing or achieving high reattendance/retesting rates for testing for HIV/STIs. Although the review suggests that home sampling and SMS are associated with higher rates of reattendance/retesting, evidence is limited by heterogeneity of interventions and control groups and the quality of studies. There were too few studies to assess the impact of other interventions. The results do not provide clear evidence to support any one active recall intervention over another.. It was not possible to determine the impact of active recall on detection of STI reinfection as only two RCTs compared infection rates between the intervention and control groups. Although both studies suggest no difference in infection rates between the control and intervention groups, they have a wide non-significant CI.. Our findings are in agreement with other systematic reviews of active recall to improve reattendance rates for healthcare ...
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - The pros and cons of a home-use HIV test were the focus of 10 hours of testimony at an FDA advisory committee meeting yesterday. Now the company that makes the test is talking to t
Any of you that know me, know I have some fairly unorthodox views about the HIV/AIDS issue. For now, lets leave it at that. But this new screening process may be a real, solid breakthrough, ostensibly light-years ahead of even Kary Mulliss Nobel-prize-winning PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technique. It sounds like this test actually gets at the genomic "heart" of HIV, rather than aimlessly counting fallen antibodies like the standard, scandalously unreliable tests do ...
HIV Testing has becomes lesser complicated than ever with a wider array of testing choices available, inclusive of the rapid result test.
The significance of an HIV test kit can be encapsulated in a pretty easy truth. If it is not utilized in time and the HIV status is not proven, the virus can easily lead to AIDS. Then again, if the infection is identified in the beginning, essential medical therapy could be appropriately used to stop any dangerous issues.
Reading the standard medical literature on HIV tests, you will discover that: The Tests test for no one thing. They diagnose no one thing. They do not show infection with any single thing. HIV tests may tell you that you have an illness, or they may tell you that you are pregnant. They give no…
Reading the standard medical literature on HIV tests, you will discover that: The Tests test for no one thing. They diagnose no one thing. They do not show infection with any single thing. HIV tests may tell you that you have an illness, or they may tell you that you are pregnant. They give no…
Around 40% of people with HIV are unaware of their infection. The only way to determine a persons HIV status is for them to have an HIV test. In many countries, critical gaps exist in HIV services, including prevention, testing and treatment.
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Clinical Trials - clinicaltrials.gov Blood is the most commonly used specimen to test for HIV. In the past 20 years, use of saliva as an alternative specimen fo...
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Downloadable (with restrictions)! This article focuses on the housing issues of rural migrants arising from urbanization, with particular reference to chengzhongcun, a topic with considerable impact on policymaking. An attempt is made to understand the underlying rationale of self-help in housing and the important role of chengzhongcun in sheltering rural migrants in the context of Chinas rural-urban dichotomy. As demonstrated in this study, chengzhongcun accommodate, with little in the way of government resources and assistance, millions of rural migrants because of their social accessibility and affordability. While not denying their social problems, we argue that chengzhongcun in fact act as an innovative and positive agent to promote urbanization in present day China by housing massive numbers of rural migrants and assimilating them into cities. Current government policies towards chengzhongcun have generated a wide range of interest conflicts and confrontations. The consequences of such
Introduction. Background. South Africa has the highest number of people living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), with 5.63 million people infected, the majority of whom are women (Department of Health [DoH] 2012:22). Many South Africans do not know their HIV status, despite the routine promotion of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (HCT). Clients diagnosed only during antenatal care are a testament to the fact that most South Africans do not access HCT timeously (DoH 2012:22). This indicates that there are many missed opportunities, as a large number of clients leave the clinic without HCT. To optimise HIV counselling and testing and to maximise the numbers accessing HCT in clinical settings, provider-initiated counselling and testing (PICT) was introduced in order to reach out to clients who do not opt for self-initiated counselling and testing. PICT and HCT are voluntary and clients give informed consent for HIV testing. In South ...
MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday that more people are now beginning to have better positive understanding about the importance of voluntary Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing.. "Ikinatutuwa ng DOH na kumpara sa dati ay mas dumarami na ang nagpupunta sa mga centers para magpa-test (sa HIV). May mga lumalantad na rin para magbigay ng awareness sa publiko," DOH spokesperson Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy said.. He noted that at present, a total of 25 HIV cases is recorded every day.. "Lately, in a day, ang nada-diagnose natin ay nasa 25 cases na," Dr. Lee Suy said.. Based on the latest record of the DOH, from January to March 2016 alone, the total number of deaths due to HIV infection was listed at 145.. A total of 736 new cases were recorded last March.. Majority of the cases involved males having sex with males (MSM), totaling 306, while those of male-to-female totaled 75.. The majority of the cases were found at the National Capital Region (NCR), followed by Regions IV-A or ...
By: David Menino, Health Educator, Harbor Health Services, Inc. Rapid HIV antibody tests have increasingly become commonplace in both clinical and nonclinical settings, and can improve access to testing and reduce unrecognized infections. According to the 2011 Health of Boston report prepared by the Boston Public Health Commission, Bostons HIV incidence rate from 1999-2009 has…
February 24, 2015 - The highest U.S. military courts reversal of a Kansas airmans aggravated assault conviction for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita will effectively end such prosecutions in the armed forces, his attorney said. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces unanimously ruled Monday that prosecutors failed to prove that any of David Gutierrezs acts were likely to transmit HIV to his partners. That decision overturns a 25-year precedent that had allowed military personnel to be convicted of aggravated assault solely on the basis of a positive HIV test, attorney Kevin McDermott said Tuesday. Gutierrez was not accused of infecting anyone with HIV... Continue Reading... ...
A debate within the public health community surrounding CDC recommendations for treatment of exposed individuals during last years fungal meningitis outbreak was highlighted recently.
Although much of the focus of multidrug-resistant organisms has been on MRSA, a relatively new and potentially more dangerous infectious disease has begun to draw attention from infection control regulators. Carbapenem-resistant or carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have recently emerged as the most common gram-negative bacteria and a challenge for healthcare providers worldwide.
This report updates the 1991 CDC recommendations for the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-infected health-care providers and students to reduce risk for transmitting HBV to patients during the conduct of exposure-prone invasive procedures (CDC. Recommendations for preventing transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus to patients during exposure-prone invasive procedures. MMWR 1991;40[No. RR-8]). This update reflects changes in the epidemiology of HBV infection in the United States and advances in the medical management of chronic HBV infection and policy directives issued by health authorities since 1991. The primary goal of this report is to promote patient safety while providing risk management and practice guidance to HBV-infected health-care providers and students, particularly those performing exposure-prone procedures such as certain types of surgery. Because percutaneous injuries sustained by health-care personnel during certain surgical, obstetrical, and ...
AIMS a public health strategy to promote early diagnosis of hemochromatosis gene (HFE)-related hemochromatosis (HFE-HH) largely depends on peoples acceptance of available screening tests. The present study aimed at evaluating patient awareness of HFE-HH and their acceptance of DNA testing in western Romania. RESULTS a total of 221 participants were randomly recruited from the ambulatory unit of the Emergency County Hospital in Timisoara, Romania. They received brief information on HFE-HH and were assessed for the signs and symptoms of hemochromatosis. HFE genotyping was offered to all of them. Only two cases (0.9%) had previous knowledge of HFE-HH. Twenty-one cases (9.5%) underwent genetic testing. Characteristics associated with test acceptance were age |45 years, male gender, and educational attainment. Acceptance was associated with a desire to know if they had HFE-HH (85.7%). The most prevalent refusal reason was a desire for more information (41%). CONCLUSIONS larger educational programs are

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ELISA using CPSs antigens could therefore serve as a valuable aid in serodiagnosis of Klebsiella pneumonia. ... ELISA using CPSs antigens could therefore serve as a valuable aid in serodiagnosis of Klebsiella pneumonia. ...
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"AIDS Serodiagnosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "AIDS Serodiagnosis" was a major or minor topic of these ... "AIDS Serodiagnosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicines controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical ... Below are the most recent publications written about "AIDS Serodiagnosis" by people in Profiles. ... Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "AIDS Serodiagnosis". ...
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AIDS Serodiagnosis. Oral fluids. Homosexuality, Male. Sexually transmitted diseases. Sexual behavior. Additional relevant MeSH ...
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SciELO - Public Health - Sex inequalities in HIV-related practices in the Brazilian population aged 15 to 64 years old, 2008...SciELO - Public Health - Sex inequalities in HIV-related practices in the Brazilian population aged 15 to 64 years old, 2008...

Sexual Behavior; AIDS Serodiagnosis; HIV Infections; Sex Characteristics. RESUMO. O objetivo do trabalho foi analisar as ... AIDS e Hepatites Virais Ministério da Saúde SQN 213, bloco I, apto. 611 Brasília, DF 70872-090, Brasil [email protected]aids.gov.br ... AIDS 2008; 22:281-7. 43. Simoes AA, Bastos FI, Moreira RI, Lynch KG, Metzger DS. A randomized trial of audio computer and in- ... AIDS Educ Prev 2004; 16:172-86. 24. Ehrhardt AA, Sawires S, McGovern T, Peacock D, Weston M. Gender, empowerment, and health: ...
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Sexually transmitted infections associated syndromes assisted in the primary health care in Northeast, Brazil | BMC Public...Sexually transmitted infections associated syndromes assisted in the primary health care in Northeast, Brazil | BMC Public...

Aids serodiagnosis. Background. Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) are challenges to be overcome ... AIDS. 2008, 22 (12): 1493-1501. 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283021a37.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar. ... In Brazil, the epidemiological data on STI are scarce and the only ones which the notification is compulsory are Aids, HIV in ... Maia C, Guilem D, Freitas D: Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in married heterosexual people or people in a common-law marriage. Rev ...
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AIDS Serodiagnosis. Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice. Health Behavior. Condoms. Safe Sex. 5. El primer paso ... San Antonio, Texas : H.A.C.E.R., Hispanic AIDS Committee for Education and Resources, [between 1988 and 2000?]. Subject(s):. ... Washington, D.C. : ICAN, Inner City AIDS Network, [between 1985 and 2000?]. Subject(s):. HIV Infections -- prevention & control ... Seattle, Wash.] : Novela Health Foundation : People of Color Against AIDS Network, [between 1985 and 2000?]. Subject(s):. ...
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MeSH-minor] AIDS Serodiagnosis. Adult. Benzoxazines. Drug Therapy, Combination. Female. Humans. Interferon-alpha / therapeutic ... Title] Randomized phase II trial of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor COL-3 in AIDS-related Kaposis sarcoma: an AIDS ... BACKGROUND DATA: Sk-AIDS is a malignant disease that is recurrent in AIDS patients. ... Randomized phase II trial of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor COL-3 in AIDS-related Kaposis sarcoma: an AIDS Malignancy ...
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MeSH-minor] AIDS Serodiagnosis. Adult. Benzoxazines. Drug Therapy, Combination. Female. Humans. Interferon-alpha / therapeutic ... Title] Randomized phase II trial of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor COL-3 in AIDS-related Kaposis sarcoma: an AIDS ... BACKGROUND DATA: Sk-AIDS is a malignant disease that is recurrent in AIDS patients. ... Randomized phase II trial of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor COL-3 in AIDS-related Kaposis sarcoma: an AIDS Malignancy ...
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Classify works on AIDS serodiagnosis in QY 265. WC 503.2. Therapy WC 503.3. Etiology. Transmission ...
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Ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion for hydrocephalus in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults: a systematic review and...Ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion for hydrocephalus in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults: a systematic review and...

MH "HIV-Infected Patients") OR (MH "HIV Protease Inhibitors") OR (MH "HIV Seropositivity") OR (MH "AIDS Serodiagnosis"). ... Global AIDS update. Geneva, Switzerland: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; 2016.Google Scholar. ... AIDS. 1993;7(12):1569-79.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar. *. BL MR, Drouin O, Bartlett G, Nguyen Q, Low A, Gavriilidis G, et ... Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2009;6(3):139-45.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar. ...
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AIDS Serodiagnosis, psychology, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, etiology, prevention & control, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, ... Using HIV/AIDS surveillance to monitor public health efforts to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV.. 1996 P M Wortley et al. ... Psychological dysfunction and HIV/AIDS risk behavior.. 1996 L M Camacho et al. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes ...
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... aids serodiagnosis MeSH E01.450.495.735.150 --- complement fixation tests MeSH E01.450.495.735.155 --- complement hemolytic ... syphilis serodiagnosis MeSH E01.450.495.735.850.200 --- fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test MeSH E01.450.495.735. ...
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3) identified recombinant lipoproteins OspE and ElpB1 from Borrelia burgdorferi as potential aids in the serodiagnosis of Lyme ... Recombinant assay for serodiagnosis of Lyme disease regardless of OspA vaccination status. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40:193-197. ...
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The spectrum of disease in children treated for tuberculosis in a highly endemic area.  - PubMed - NCBIThe spectrum of disease in children treated for tuberculosis in a highly endemic area. - PubMed - NCBI

AIDS Serodiagnosis. *AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/complications. *AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/drug therapy* ...
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WHO IRIS: Rapid HIV tests : guidelines for use in HIV testing and counselling services in resource-constrained settings / World...WHO IRIS: Rapid HIV tests : guidelines for use in HIV testing and counselling services in resource-constrained settings / World...

AIDS Serodiagnosis. Reagent Kits, Diagnostic. Counseling. Guidelines. Context: diagnosis. methods. utilization. metadata.dc. ...
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aids serodiagnosis*hiv infections*vertical disease transmission*prenatal care*anti hiv agents*pregnancy outcome*hiv 1* ... Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA. AIDS 19:S19-24. 2005 ... Int J STD AIDS 13:462-8. 2002. ..The most educated women who cannot easily adopt this strategy are particularly exposed to ... Int J STD AIDS 16:237-42. 2005. ..Greater attention to mitigating the effects of broader structural factors on womens ...
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NAVER Academic | HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1990 to 2002: use of serologic test algorithm to...NAVER Academic | HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1990 to 2002: use of serologic test algorithm to...

AIDS Serodiagnosis, Adult, Algorithms, Community Health Services, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, HIV Infections, diagnosis, ... Development of AIDS, HIV seroconversion, and potential co-factors for T4 cell loss in a cohort of intravenous drug users. D C ... The National AIDS Research Consortium. (1995) S R Friedman et al. American Journal of Epidemiology ...
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Welcome to CDC stacks | Burden of HIV Infection Among Children Aged 18 Months to 14 Years in Kenya: Results From a Nationally...Welcome to CDC stacks | Burden of HIV Infection Among Children Aged 18 Months to 14 Years in Kenya: Results From a Nationally...

AIDS Serodiagnosis Anti-Infective Agents Anti-Retroviral Agents Antiretroviral Therapy Article Child Child, Preschool Children ... In 2007, Kenya implemented the first AIDS Indicator Survey [Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) 2007)], a nationally represen ... AIDS Indicator Surveys are standardized surveillance tools used by countries with generalized HIV epidemics to provide, in a ... Kenya AIDS Indicator Surveys 2007 and 2012: Implications for Public Health Policies for HIV Prevention and Treatment ...
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AIDS Serodiagnosis (2). *Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2). *Blood Donors (2). *Blood Transfusion (2) ... 1. AIDS litigation project : objective description of trends in AIDS litigation. Gostin, Lawrence O; Porter, L; Sandomire, ... 2. AIDS litigation project : a national survey of federal, state, & local cases before courts & human rights commissions ... of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of PHS HIV/AIDS ...
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  • By the mid-90s, there was a sharp increase in AIDS incidence among women 3 , with the gender ratio ranging from 6.8 men per woman in 1990 to 1.6 in 2007 4 . (scielosp.org)
  • By the late 1980s and early 1990s, the number of AIDS cases among women increased in Brazil 1 . (scielosp.org)
  • This graph shows the total number of publications written about "AIDS Serodiagnosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "AIDS Serodiagnosis" was a major or minor topic of these publications. (umassmed.edu)
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  • Seattle, Wash.] : Novela Health Foundation : People of Color Against AIDS Network, [between 1985 and 2000? (nih.gov)
  • Based on search strategies used for creating NLM AIDSLINE database, this filter can also be used in a search as aids [sb]. (nih.gov)
  • AIDS Serodiagnosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) . (umassmed.edu)
  • We analyzed data from the second Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS 2012) to estimate the prevalence of HIV infection among children aged 18 months to 14 years. (cdc.gov)