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seroconversion?
Apr 26, 1999

Doctor, please tell me what seroconversion is?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

When somebody becomes HIV infected it takes time for the body to recognize and begin to fight the infection. Part of fighting the infection is to make antibodies against HIV. The time period when that happens is referred to seroconversion (time of converting from negative to positive antibodies in the serum). MH



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