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Stuff from web re. immune system a seroconversion
      06/05/00 01:11 PM

I noticed that several people had been asking for information regarding the idea that an impaired immune system would explain seroconversion after 3 months or longer. Here is one post taken from Dr. Holodniy's site. I have seen several other similar posts.

HIV Antibodies

Question:
Dr. Holodniy Thank you for your service. I have read that the reason people do not develop HIV antibodies is that they already have a compromised immune system resulting from advanced AIDS or other diseases that impair the immune system. If this is true, is it correct to assume that normal healthy people will always develop HIV antibodies within the accepted "window period" time frame thus making the HIV antibody tests extremely accurate? JM



Dr. Holodniy's Response:
That would be my take on it.
MH





Mark Holodniy, MD, FACP, CIC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford University

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