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NAT And Elias At 18 Weeks

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Post Pep Testing @ 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 24 weeks!

Hi Doc,I am fully aware that post PEP HIV antibody testing should be carried out at 6,12 and 24 weeks from exposure for a conclusive result.Do you know of any cases where earlier negative tests have gone on to be positive at later stage? If so, how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, with over 25 years of clinical experience, I have not seen a case where someone with negative post-PEP testing out to 24 weeks subsequently tested HIV positive (without additional HIV risk). Dr. Bob Read more »

2+ weeks of symptoms very worried - I gave a donation a week ago

Hi Dr. Bob, I understand that you are a busy and I would highly appreciate your response. I... Read more »

Dr. Bob, I Have Less Than a Week to Go...

Dear Dr. Bob,May you receive many blessings for the humanitarian service you provide.I have less... Read more »
The Body

Tell What You Think of Our Weekly "Hot Topics" Newsletter!

... Each week, staffers at browse the most recent questions and answers in our "Ask the Experts" forums and choose what we consider Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sept. 18, 2009 -- Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing

...because of changes in the virus that might occur. I think we certainly do expect to see a whole lot more illness in the coming weeks and throughout the U.S. flu season. We expect that if the H1N1 remains the predominant strain that more younger... Read more »
The Body PRO

96-Week ARTEMIS Data Indicate Darunavir Is Superior to Lopinavir in Naive Patients

...darunavir/ritonavir (DRV/r) 800/100 mg once-daily vs lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) in treatment-naive, HIV-1-infected patients at 96 wks. In: Program and abstracts of the 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA 46th Annual Meeting; October 25-28, 2008; Washington,... Read more »
The Body PRO

Once-Weekly Epoetin Alfa Corrects Hemoglobin as Effectively as Thrice Weekly

...Society of America in October 2001. 2 Michael Saag, M.D., et al. in the CHAMPS study showed that once-weekly dosing for 16 weeks increased hemoglobin by at least one g/dL in 75 percent of patients with a mean rise in hemoglobin of 2.7 g/dL.... Read more »
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12 weeks to 13 weeks

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply after every symptom i have had a 12 week negative rapid 10 minute hiv test do you guys think the 1 week matters or is this a good enough the lady at the clinic said i Read more »

What is 10 weeks test worth?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tested negative at 17 days, I knew it was too soon, but I also was too anxious.. I know I should wait to the recommended 13 wks, but again.. I'm going crazy... so, Is it worthy a test at the 70 days (10 wks) mark? Read more »

negative at 6 weeks, positive at 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...back negative. What are the chances that the 13 week could be positive if the 6 was negative? Did any of you test negative at 6 weeks and then positive at 13 weeks? Scared Shitless Read more »

11 weeks tested and 12 weeks tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm done, I tested at 11 weeks and was still in doubt because of the symptoms that would not go away so I retested at 12 weeks 3 days. That's it, The hospital Read more »