Rare Cases Of Late Seroconversion

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...worry about the possibility of getting a false negative. What should I do doctor? Is my test result enough for the most unsual rare cases of late seroconversion?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just one quick question. Your exposure was April 2004 Tested neg in July didn't test again till Oct 2005 Results pos thru comp in Jan So this means that you were neg in three months but pos by 6 months, is this correct? So you could have been pos... Read more »

please, help me

Posted by marcoScared, 1 Reply
...doctor I command to me to make analisis of (CMV, EVB, HERPES, HEP A-B- C) all negatives. Please HELP ME, I am one of those rare cases? late seroconversion. Three months after risk say CONASIDA-Mexico "the test is conclusive", what do you... Read more »

I'd like to believe my 3 month negative, BUT...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...person or if provider or client concern remains, a second repeat test might be considered >6 months from the exposure. Rare cases of seroconversion 6--12 months after known exposure have been reported (134). Extended follow-up testing beyond 6... Read more »

recent news on late seroconversion: read last line

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://www.thebody.com/confs/retro2006/wilkin1.html Morpeth et al also described a single unusual case in which an individual did not develop an antibody response for one year after first having a viral load of more than 10 million Read more »