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Antibodies Show Up Shortly After ARS

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Ask the Experts

can pregnancy (immunosuppression) delay HIV antibody production?

Dr. Bob I respect you very much and trust your opinion...PLEASE HELP...I had an exposure 5 1/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my eye. The dentist I worked for was laughed at me for being nervous and said that you cant...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No. Neither pregnancy nor stress delays HIV seroconversion.2. You've had negative hepatitis C screening at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 5 months. Just what part of "hepatitis C negative" are you having difficulty understanding?3. No.4. Yes, your... Read more »

HIV Antibodies and other antibodies

I have been told that when someone has antibodies to a virus, he is protected or immune against... Read more »
Articles
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find Antibodies That Prevent Most HIV Strains From Infecting Human Cells

... Atomic structure of the antibody VRC01 (blue and green) binding to HIV (grey and red). The precise site of VRC01-HIV binding (red) is a subset of the area of Read more »
Duke Medicine

Duke Scientists Find Rare, Potent Antibody to HIV-1

... Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have for the first time isolated an important antibody in human serum that could potentially play a key role in the design of an AIDS vaccine. The research appears as a highlighted Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibody Discovery Could Lead to HIV Vaccine: Study

...Researchers said they have figured out how a rare antibody sees past the disguises of HIV -- a finding that may lead to a vaccine. The antibody, taken from an unusual patient whose body Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

New Findings Suggest Strategy to Help Generate HIV-Neutralizing Antibodies

...Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. Scientists know that an HIV-neutralizing antibody called b12 binds to gp120, an HIV surface protein, at one of the few areas of the virus that does not mutate:... Read more »
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Can PCR Amplify Antibodies?

Posted by ethan_hines, 1 Reply
...HIV Antibodies. I ask this question because I know that during the "window" period (0~6months) a person tests negative for HIV antibodys since there may be antibodies but not in significant quantity to dectect.EH Read more »

when are antibodies created?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hi, when antibodies are created, is it during time when symptoms or ars illness subside (antibody fight off illness) or when the illness is most strong (body reacting to virus and increase body heat like fever to kill the virus)? Read more »

Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...here but since this is my life I need to know. If I had contracted Herpes and HIV at the same time and my body began making antibodies immediately, would it make sense that my body concentrated on herpes and made antibodies to it as it had... Read more »

symptoms vs. antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...If one has symptoms shortly after exposure, and it is indeed HIV, would antibodies then show up on a test even if it hasn't beed very long? Or will it take antibodies a while to show up even weeks after the Read more »