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

Marnix L. Bosch marnix at u.washington.edu
Tue Oct 27 19:11:36 EST 1998


In article <36364960.85168152 at netnews.worldnet.att.net>,
johnburgin at worldnet.att.net wrote:

> On 27 Oct 1998 17:49:13 GMT, carlton at walleye.ccbr.umn.edu (Carlton
> Hogan) wrote:
> 
> >
> >You are a silly and amazingly ignorant man. In the below you state:
> >
> >">If, assuming that you are correct, which I don't believe, that
> >>antibodies do "not" always mean that you have conquered infection, as
> >>I stated before, how can you arbitrarily recommend using them to
> >>signify protection one time(as with prophylactic vaccination against
> >>Hepatitis B and not with HIV?  What, please tell me, would an
> >>individual "vaccinated" against HIV present as proof of immunization?
> >>He would be HIV + of course!  Again, are these "non-neutralizing"
> >>antibodies in the latter case or neutralizing antibodies in the first
> >>case?"
> >
> >Your stupidity is amazing. I never have said that I "reccomend using them
> >to signify protection". 
> I never said that YOU did.  You don't treat patients, remember?
> Not only are you a pompous ass, you're a defensive pompous ass.  Talk
> to me, us, about "enhancing" antibodies.  A few of my other ignorant
> medical colleagues, including 2 board certified medical pathologist
> and a molecular biologist are laughing their asses off at your
> bullshit.  Do you really believe that because you say something in
> scientific jargon that people believe it?  If they can't understand
> what you are saying, and they don't know who you are, why should they
> believe you?  Come on, talk to us all, o.k., just me about "enhancing"
> antibodies.  Make your case.  No references to medline searches.  They
> don't bring up the term. 

PubMed search: enhancing antibodies: 421 hits; enhancing antibodies AND
HIV: 43 hits. 

> MY stupidity is amazing?  

Indeed

Marnix Bosch



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