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symptoms and antibodies
Jul 10, 2005

If one believe that he has the symptoms of HIV infection, would that mean that antibodies would subsequently be present in an HIV test (regardless of time after exposure)? Or, despite symptom presence, could HIV antibodies still take 3 months to develop? Basically, is there a correlation between bonafide HIV symptoms and antibody presence?

PS. Comment savez-vous parler la meilleure langue du monde?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Salut,

La succession d'événements est le suivant : d'abord la transmission du virus, ensuite le syndrome rétroviral aigu (c'est-à-dire les symptômes) et enfin la séroconversion (c'est-à-dire le développement des anticorps). Donc, tu peux voir que la présence des symptômes n'est pas en corrélation directement avec la présence des anticorps dans le sang.

La meilleure règle reste un examen trois mois après l'exposition potentielle pour un résultat définitif et conclusif.

Si c'est vraiment la meilleure langue du monde, pourquoi as-tu écrit la majorité de ta question en anglais ?

Bonne chance et bonne santé.

Dr. Bob



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