Reducing the seroconversion window has always been an important goal in HIV diagnostics, as it has long been recognized that individuals with acute HIV infection have peak viral loads and are highly infectious.
What does AHI stand for?
AHI stands for Acute HIV Infection
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2) Looking for chances to address acute HIV infection Mascolini: Your work indicates that people with acute HIV infection don't understand the high transmission risk associated with their new infection.
Almost 1 in 40 of those who tested HIV negative in a large clinic cohort in Lilongwe, Malawi, turned out to have acute HIV infection that was too recent to be detected by single or dual rapid antibody test used as the standard method of HIV diagnosis, researchers from the University of North Carolina report in a recent edition of the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The current model of acute HIV infection is that T-cell destruction varies in different tissues in the body, and that the worst destruction occurs in the gut, where the majority of the body's T cells reside, particularly memory T cells that express the chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5 (CCR5) that is a coreceptor for HIV.
Guidelines from the Department of Health and Human Services recommend resistance tests in the clinical setting in cases of virologic failure, suboptimal virologic suppression, and acute HIV infection.
] Detecting Acute HIV Infection Shortly after getting infected with HIV, many patients have an acute (or "primary") HIV infection, a period of flu-like illness with symptoms like fever and malaise that could be caused by influenza or many other diseases.