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Autoimmune disorders delaying seroconversion (AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS AND DELAYED SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, You are the man! Can autoimmune disorders delay seroconversion of HIV? Should people with autoimmune disorders test beyond the 3 month window period? What types of autoimmune disorders could cause a false negative outside of the 3 month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up frequently for unclear reasons as it is not really a problem. See below and stop worrying, OK?Dr. BobLUPUS AND HIV TESTINGApr 18, 2008 Hello Could you please tell me whether a negative Elisa test at 3 months is conclusive... Read more »

autoimmune disease and HIV

I have been tested for autoimmune problems due to extremely high GGT and AST and ALT results. I am... Read more »

HIV and autoimmune diseases

Hi Dr. Young-I am an AP Biology teacher and HIV+ and I also struggle with psoriasis, an autoimmune... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Antonio Express-News Profiles AIDS Outreach Group Targeting Latinas, Families

The San Antonio Express-News on Wednesday profiled Mujeres Unidas Contra el SIDA -- or Women United Against AIDS -- a not-for-profit group founded in 1994 to target Latinas who are HIV-positive or are otherwise affected by HIV/AIDS. Mujeres... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Newsmaker Profile: Gregorio Millett

The number of new HIV infections in the United States has remained relatively stable at approximately 50,000 per year between 2006 and 2009, according to 2011 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But seroconversions have... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA-Led Research Team Discovers an Autoimmune Mechanism for Serious Drug-Induced Adverse Reactions

A team of researchers led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has discovered a new mechanism for identifying and understanding drug-related autoimmune reactions. In an article available online today in the journal AIDS , the team found that... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Profile: Inspiring, Devoted, Unstoppable

Photograph by Pierre DalpĂ©. I started injecting heroin when I was 17 years old. When I was using, I went for HIV tests two to three times a year. Each time I visited the clinic, they would ask me: Had I been involved in high-risk activities,... Read more »
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Autoimmune disease

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is an overgrowth of yeast considered an autoimmune disease which could delay a positive hiv result?
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H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »

Allergies autoimmune disease?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are allergies considered autoimmune diseases and therefore push back the window period? I seem to have allergies right now (dust bothering me BIG TIME never before) and tested negative @ 205 days. Should I be worried? I also read in the forum that... Read more »

AutoImmune disorders???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be considered an autoimmune disorder? How long would they postpone the tests from finding antibodies?
EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... etc..... since these are considered autoimmune disease would they delay the tests... Read more »