Meaning of HIV-negative in English:



  • Having had a negative result in a blood test for the AIDS virus HIV.

    ‘the HIV-negative partner is at risk of becoming infected’
    • ‘I am a HIV-positive mother of a perfectly healthy 16-month-old HIV-negative son.’
    • ‘People responding well to antiretroviral medications should fare no differently than their HIV-negative peers, Cohan added.’
    • ‘Some positive men felt strongly about making sure that HIV-negative partners practiced safe sex with them.’
    • ‘If this is provided without a broader prevention piece, providers will have missed the opportunity to really help the person stay HIV-negative.’
    • ‘For HIV-negative men, the fear of getting infected might lead the list, and as the relationship progresses, that fear is often overtaken by anxiety about a partner's death.’
    • ‘I am HIV-negative and though I have lost many friends and acquaintances to AIDS, I was and still am an outsider to the issue.’
    • ‘In the end the child was revealed to be HIV-negative.’
    • ‘The first phase of the trial is meant to determine the vaccine's safety and will enroll 50 healthy, HIV-negative volunteers.’
    • ‘HIV-infected patients respond as well as HIV-negative patients and can be similarly treated.’
    • ‘Most of them are HIV-negative, but they still suffer from poverty and the stigma associated with AIDS.’
    • ‘A trial involving children found the vast majority who were not HIV-positive after birth and in their early weeks of life remained HIV-negative 18 months later.’