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Acute Phase Hiv

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Re: HIV testing during acute HBV phase

Does your answer to this also apply to acute HCV and an antibody test at three months?Specifically with acute HCV and a negative HIV anti, am I clear?Thanks for being a lifeline to those of us in search of information
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...If you have acute hepatitis C ,and at the same time a negative test for HIV,then you do not have detectable antibodies for HIV.You will need to repeat the HIV test in 6 months to be sure you are negative,as Read more »

HIV testing during acute HBV phase

i was in the hospital with acute hepatitis b infection. at that time i was tested for HIV with and... Read more »

Acute phase rash

Does the rash found in the acute phase of HIV infection go away in 3-4 days or does it generally... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

RNA Test to Detect HIV During Acute, Primary Phase Not Widely Used, New York Times Reports

... The New York Times on Friday examined an HIV blood test, which seeks out bits of the virus' RNA and can identify infections during the acute or primary phase. Standard rapid Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Might Benefit From Early Treatment, Study Presented at CROI Indicates

... HIV-positive people who begin drug regimens soon after infection might have better treatment outcomes than those who delay taking Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...Signs and symptoms After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a professor of mathematics and computer... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...again the results NEGATIVE.I have since tested 4 more ELISA and 2 PCR RNA again all negative. How is this possible do I have HIV or not? Could all the previous testing be false positive? From what I have read this seems very unlikely. Could... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...> News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten Island... Read more »