Sunday, December 28, 2008

A tell-tale sign.......

Most-times a bisexual man is the one who exposes a nonsuspecting woman to HIV in unprotected oft-times alcohol/drug intoxicated encounter. Here is the data analysis and article, on the detection of HIV status in women who are already HIV positive.

These are the factors in order, of HIV positive state and vaginal secretions

2. Prod / Activ Increased
3. Prod / Activ decreased
4. Jnl / Vol / Pg
5. Author / Yr

1.HIV + /vaginal /candidal /infection/menses
AL-HARTHI Lena (1) ; KOVACS Andrea (2) ; COOMBS Robert W. (3) ; REICHELDERFER Patricia S. (4) ; WRIGHT David J. (5) ; COHEN Mardge H. (6) ; COHN Jonathan (7) ; CU-UVIN Susan (8) ; WATTS Heather (4) ; LEWIS Shirley (5) ; BECKNER Suzanne (5) ; LANDAY Alan (1) ;
Affiliation(s) du ou des auteurs / Author(s) Affiliation(s)
(1) Department of Immunology/Microbiology at Rush-Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL, ETATS-UNIS(2) LAC and USC Comprehensive Maternal-Child and Adolescent HIV Management and Research Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, ETATS-UNIS(3) Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, ETATS-UNIS(4) National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), NIH, Bethesda, MD, ETATS-UNIS(5) Westat, Rockville, MA, ETATS-UNIS(6) Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, ETATS-UNIS(7) Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, ETATS-UNIS(8) Brown University, Providence, RI, ETATS-UNIS
Résumé / Abstract
Objectives: To evaluate the effect of the menstrual cycle in HIV-positive women on plasma and genital cytokine levels, interrelationships between vaginal and plasma cytokines, CD4 and CD8 T cell fluctuations, and genital and plasma viral loads. Methods: Plasma and cervicovaginal lavage specimens were collected from 55 HIV-positive women with CD4 cell counts <>

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