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HIV-1 Latent Infection In Exposed Seronegative Individuals

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Exposed seronegatives

high-risk individuals harbor extremely low levels of infectious HIV in blood and/or tissues. But they are HIV-negative in tests??http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/News_Letters_HIV-AIDS-Aug-08.pdfIf they are sero negative, how can they harbor the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.These fortunate individuals appear to be naturally resistant to HIV infection-- as such, they neither have, nor can transmit HIV.BY... Read more »

HIV exposed, but not infected?

Has it been determined if some people can actually be exposed to the HIV virus and not become... Read more »

seronegative

thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q199660.htmlJUst came across this above link. If this person had... Read more »
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Mental Health in HIV Seronegative and Seropositive IDUs in South Florida

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seroneg. hiv-infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question for the experts with a lot of experience in hiv. I know, the most infected people would have a pos. elisa after 13 weeks. Some rare people need a longer time. My question is, you know about people with a neg. elisa at 12 months,but... Read more »

HIV seronegativity in persons with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
http://www.aegis.com/pubs/aidsline/1998/dec/m98c1584.html
"...:clinical and laboratory results from 8 cases, North America, 1995-1997.
Sullivan P,Koch W,Do AN etc;Centers for Disease Control/Prevention, Atlanta,GA,USA
Abstract: Background: Diagnosis of... Read more »

When exposed to HIV you are exposed HEP also?

Posted by Anonymous
I heard this is true because most people with HIV are coinfected with Hep. This means that the window period is at least 6 months, right? Anyway, if you have more questions go to www.aidsmeds.com and FEAR of HIV forum. Ask them the window period fo... Read more »