"AIDS Treatment News" online * New Issue #302 (searchable/indexed)

George M. Carter gmc0 at ix.netcom.com
Wed Oct 14 13:53:48 EST 1998


flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank LeFever) wrote:


>I'm sorry, I don't have the patience to trace out the long, twisting
>lines of authorship in this embarassing thread (much more heat than
>light, much ad hominem, rare citations), but this statement caught my
>eye.  I asked my gastroenterologist if my having antibodies to
>helicobacter pylori was a source of hope.  I don't know if he
>understands why, but he knows it does not mean immunity from gastric
>ulcers.  I woonder if there are not a few other diseases for which a
>positive test does not "confer" (imply??) immunity?

Plenty.  Hepatitis B and C off the top of my head.

		George M Carter





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