Fact Sheets A-Z

Colorful illustration of T Cell and HIV, showing CD4 receptor, coreceptor, and GP 120.

Learn about CD4 cells – what they are, how HIV affects them, CD4 tests and CD4 counts, and what these mean for HIV infection and treatment.

Submitted on Aug 14, 2023

Learn why clinical trials are done, what types there are, how to decide whether to participate, and why it's important for women to be involved.

Submitted on Aug 24, 2022
Gloved hands holding test tubes and using lab equipment.

Learn about lab tests that are important for your health – what they are, what they measure, and how results are used.

Submitted on Sep 11, 2023

Get basic information about tests for resistance, tropism, and viral load – what they are, when you need them, and how they are used.

Submitted on Oct 5, 2022
Person dressed in medical garb holding sign that reads "Immune System".

Get basic information about how the immune system works, its key parts, and how HIV can damage it.

Submitted on Apr 27, 2023

Learn about reasonable accommodation in the workplace, your rights by law as a person living with HIV, and how to take care of yourself at work.

Submitted on Oct 24, 2022

What is "Undetectable Equals Untransmittable" (U=U) — and what does it mean for women living with HIV? Learn more about this groundbreaking discovery, and the worldwide campaign to spread the word about it.

Submitted on Aug 21, 2023
Illustration of nine multi-ethnic women.

Learn some introductory information about the US's complicated immigration system – and its built-in biases.

Submitted on Jan 18, 2024

Learn about violence against women – what it looks like, its link to HIV, danger signs of abuse, leaving a violent relationship, and more.

Submitted on Feb 6, 2023

Learn what vitamins and minerals are, and get suggestions about supplements that women living with HIV may want to take and supplements to avoid.

Submitted on Apr 28, 2023

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