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- abbr. HIV negative
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We chose to embrace prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV- - not because we had a test or a drug that could be used -- in fact we had neither at the time.
Here's the best part: once the family knew their status, they were counseled on ways to protect themselves for example, as in the case of this family, ensuring that they took precautions to ensure that the HIV+ partner didn't infect the HIV- one.
About a third of clients are HIV- positive or have AIDS.
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and Johns Hopkins University plan to recruit 20 HIV- infected people for a trial of the drug, Antabuse.
Treatments for diseases such as diabetes and polio were made possible through animal research, the researchers said, and animals are currently being used in hepatitis-, HIV- and stem cell-related research, among others.
We had to pull the company together to tell them this - it turned out to be HIV- related in both cases - and as you can imagine there was an initial terrible hysterical reaction.