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Average Time Hiv Antibodies

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Average time and maximum range b/w exposure and symptoms

Asexual partner began experiencing symptoms on 10/21. An oral quick test was performed on 10/27 and came out negative. A PCR test was performed on 11/7. This came back positive. unprotected oral and and sex with this person on the following:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I agree, you are indeed confused. You are wondering if you infected your partner; however, you've tested negative to date, had no symptoms suggestive of HIV and have been placed on PEP (beginning treatment far beyond the recommended... Read more »

what does "average is 25 days" mean?

Dear Dr HorwathWhen I call the CDC about hiv testing, they tell me that antibodies to HIV show up... Read more »

Average time to medication

Doc, I was wondering the average time it took for a person just diagnosed with hiv to begin... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Average HIV/AIDS-Related Medicare Claim Nine Times Higher in South Florida Than Nationwide in Second Half of 2006, HHS Report Finds

The average Medicare beneficiary living with HIV/AIDS in South Florida in the second half of 2006 had nine times more Medicare claims than HIV-positive beneficiaries nationwide, according to a report released this week by the HHS Office of... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

My name is Dr. Joanne Stekler. I'm an acting assistant professor at the University of Washington. I also work for Public Health Seattle and King County. This is a poster entitled "Limitations of HIV Antibody Testing in a Population with a High... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Alabama: AIDS Stats Above Average

This article was reported by the Selma Times-Journal . The Selma Times-Journal reported that a new study shows a decrease in HIV cases in Alabama overall, but an increase in Dallas County. According to the study, conducted by Auburn... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ireland's HIV Incidence Higher Than EU Average; Officials Express Concerns About Incomplete Data on New Cases

A recent European Union HIV/AIDS surveillance report found that HIV incidence in Ireland is higher than the European Union average, and officials with the country's Health Protection Surveillance Center recently expressed concerns about a lack of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The information that "the average time to test accurately for hiv antibodies is 25 days" is grossly outdated. So, let us not go into lengthy definition about the meaning of average. Most doctors, lab technicians and experts say that by 4 weeks, most... Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

seroconversion: 25 days average?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've read that the average time for seroconversion is 25 days after infection. If you recall from school, to get an average you add up all the scores and then divide by the number of scores. Well we know that there are some people who take longer... Read more »

Testing "average"

Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 3 Replies
I was just wondering, if the "average" person test + at 25 days, and ARS usually occurs between 2-4 weeks from exposure -- then some of those people could be experiencing ARS "while" testing positive?

Also, on some "common symptoms listings of ARS... Read more »