Viral Load and ARS symptoms
Jan 20, 2005
Is it possible that having an HIV exposure with an individual who has a high viral load could cause ARS symptoms to occur within 2-3 days after exposure? I am certainly aware that ARS will vary for everyone, so I guess I'm asking what the prevalence of such occurence might be based on your experience? Your work is precious!
Response from Dr. Frascino
No, in my experience, two-three days is too early to experience HIV ARS symptoms, no matter what the source patient's viral load happens to be.
My work is "precious?" Hmmm . . . OK, I never thought of it that way, but OK, thanks!
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