Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Introduction

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: HIV is an immune system disease caused by the HIV virus. AIDS is a term used when a person infected with HIV has a CD4+ T cell count below 200 or 14% of lymphocytes. AIDS is an advanced form of HIV. To be classified as AIDS the person must also have an AIDS-related condition such as opportunistic infections. Once a person has been diagnosed with AIDS, even if treatment improved their CD4+ T cell count and infections are under control, the person is still considered to have AIDS. HIV is classified into two subtypes - HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is further classified into three groups - Group M, N and O. Group M is further classified into 9 subgroups - A to K and CRFs. CRF's are circulating recombinant forms which are a combination of any two subtypes e.g. CRF A/C involves both And C subtypes. HIV-1, Group M, subtype CRF22_01A1 involves a combination of subtypes CRF01 (And E) and A1. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of HIV-1, CRF22_01A1 is available below.

Symptoms of HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

Treatments for HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

  • There is no cure but treatment is aimed at slowing the progression of the disease and managing any opportunistic infections or other AIDS-related conditions as they arise. The mainstay of treatment is antiretroviral medications
  • The aims of HIV treatment include
    • Restoration and preservation of immune function
    • Improvement in quality and length of life
    • Resolution of symptoms of HIV including diarrhoea, lethargy and weight loss
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to HIV-1, CRF22_01A1:

Wrongly Diagnosed with HIV-1, CRF22_01A1?

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to HIV-1, CRF22_01A1:

Causes of HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

Read more about causes of HIV-1, CRF22_01A1.

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as...read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after...read more »

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to HIV-1, CRF22_01A1:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to HIV-1, CRF22_01A1, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Animations

Prognosis for HIV-1, CRF22_01A1

Prognosis for HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Death usually occurs between 6 and 19 months after diagnosis of AIDS if not treatment is utilized. Strict adherence to treatment plans (usually antiretroviral medications) can significantly improve long-term outcomes. A number of people will develop a resistance to treatment therapies if they have been on them for more than two decades.

HIV-1, CRF22_01A1: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about HIV-1, CRF22_01A1, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise