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Seroconversion At 14 Weeks

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Seroconversion after 7 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the chances of having a negative test result at 7 weeks with 3rd generation Elisa and then going onto having a positive result at 13 weeks. Does anyone have any idea percentage wise Read more »

Seroconversion after 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Last year I had unprotected sex with a person who later turned out to be HIV positive (I know stupid). I took an hiv test 15 weeks later and tested NEG.

It is almost a year later. I have had various strange symptoms such as night sweats,... Read more »

late seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if you have ars 3 weeks after exposure then lasted a week
all the sign. then at sixth month you started having ,diarrhea
stomach pain and neuropathy tested at 22 weeks home acsess neg. can you have seroconversion symptoms
suchh as diarrhea... Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a very strong seroconversion that lasted almost almost 3 months. This was about 3 weeks after exposure I started with fever, night sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like... Read more »

How long after seroconversion do you test pos.??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Say at 2-3 weeks, you have ARS symptoms.....the person is basicly seroconverting.

How long after that would they test pos. on a rapid test???

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Chances of seroconversion after 8 weeks negative

Dear Dr. Bob,I recently completed PEP treatment from my exposure eight weeks ago. 42 hours after exposure, I started to take Truvada(only medication) and took for 28 days. Took the tests 4 weeks and 6 weeks ( with screening for other STD), and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV exposure was extremely brief -- five seconds of unprotected anal receptive sex. You began a two-drug PEP regimen at 42 hours and completed a full 28-day course. You have had negative HIV-antibody tests at four, six and eight weeks; all... Read more »

Seroconversion after 5 weeks

Dr. Bob- I have frequented this site many times over the last 5 weeks. I think you are doing a tremendous job and i will be making a donation. About 5 weeks ago i had vaginal intercourse with a sex worker, the condom broke but i am pretty sure i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your negative five-week test is encouraging, but not definitive. I agree PCR testing should not be used for routine screening. You need a three-month HIV-antibody test. I'll keep my fingers crossed your results stay negative and... Read more »

Chances of seroconversion after 8 weeks: update

Dear Dr. Bob, First of all, Thanks for all your dedication in helping people. I wrote last time, that after taking PEP (Truvada) for 28 days for unprotected receptive anal with a poz guy, was negative ELISA at 8 weeks. Now I recently tested ELISA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.As I mentioned in my initial response (see link below), the guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing recommend testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure. I haven't changed my assessment or advice!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Undetectable Viral Load within 5 weeks of seroconversion

Request you to kindly address my issue as my HIV specialist is unable to comprehend the HIV lab results:1. I am a 28 yr old male and was tested positive on 9.1.2011 and again on 12.1.2011 by ELISA antibodies method. I was previously tested...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate whether a confirmatory western blot test was performed and if the results of that test were positive. if both the HIV screening EIA and western blot test are positive, then yes, an undetectable viral load could be seen in the... Read more »
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SPARTAC Trial: Treatment in Primary Infection for 48 Weeks Shows Small Delay in Disease Progression

The main objective in the SPARTAC trial was to look at the impact on disease progression from two different short courses of antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiated during primary HIV infection compared to no immediate ART. Sarah Fidler from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and to identify risks for seroconversion. Study participants were recruited through direct approach, street-based outreach, methadone... Read more »