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Can Tuberculosis Delay Hiv Antibody Production

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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.... Read more »

Information about early ART therapy delaying antibody production

Dear Dr. WohlFirst of all thank you very much for offering this service. It is great to know that... Read more »

Possible causes of delayed productiong for antibodies??? (donation on way)

Sorry...I accidentally posted this in the wrong forum, so I resent it in this one (the right... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Plan to Combat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Recommendations of the Federal Tuberculosis Task Force

Summary An estimated one third of the world's population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis , and nearly 9 million persons develop disease caused by M. tuberculosis each year. Although tuberculosis (TB) occurs predominantly in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wrangle Delays $91 Million Package to Fight HIV/AIDS in Cote d'Ivoire

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has delayed disbursement of a $91 million grant to Cote d'Ivoire, according to official sources. The Geneva-based fund failed to reach agreement with the Ivorian government over who should... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Delays Closing Date for Round 11 Applications, Says Disbursements May Not Be Available Until 2013

The Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria has delayed the closing date for applications for its next round of funding, reduced the estimated amount of money that will be available in that round, and potentially delayed the disbursement of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund to Consider Delaying Grant Applications in Light of Funding Shortage

As the governing board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria prepares to meet in Thailand on Wednesday, fund officials are expected to consider delaying a call for a fourth round of grant applications because of a lack of... Read more »
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Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Antibody Production - From The CDC

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
Don't know if anyone has posted this already, but I found this while reading about rapid testing (which is what the lab I go to does) :


If a person receives a negative rapid HIV test result, is a confirmatory test needed?

A... Read more »