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Could Syphilis Cause Delayed Seroconversion

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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.

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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 »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Slowing Resurgent Syphilis in People With HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? How does syphilis affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Funding Delayed for Gay Men's Health Clinic

AID Atlanta's planned effort to address rising syphilis rates in metro Atlanta has stalled after state officials decided to rebid the project. In December, the state awarded AID Atlanta a $150,000 CDC grant to address syphilis education and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Funding Delay an Obstacle for Agencies

Together with bureaucratic problems, Congress' delay in passing the 2011 budget has caused a months-long hold-up of funds for basic medical care and support services for low-income people with HIV. Each year, about $640 million is distributed to... Read more »
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psoriasis? delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
does anyone know if the autoimmune disease psoriasis would cause delayed seroconversion? just got tested and now this is eating away at me. responses/feedback would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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DELAYED SEROCONVERSION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JOHN HOPKINS SITE SAID THAT CHRONIC HEP C CAN CAUSE DELAYED SEROCONVERSION SO IF THAT PERSON HAS BOTH BECAUSE OF HIV HE WOULD BE MORE LIKELY
TO GIVE YOU HEP C SO IF YOUR BODY IS FIGHTING TWO INFECTION HOW COULD IT NOT BE DELAYED? SOMEBODY HAS TO HAVE... Read more »

7 month negative or delayed seroconversion?

Posted by chetan
I had unprotected anal sex on Jan 15th 2013, I tested negative on Vidas (HIV I, II and p24 antigen) on 27th Feb 2013, negative on ELISA on 17th April and negative again on Vidas on 27th August. No sexual activity after that.

From last two months I... Read more »

delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Two questions:
1. Can being very active (going to the gym 5 days a week, playing sports) delay seroconversion past 6 months? Are there any factors that can delay seroconversion?

2. I have read that HIV can cause very long and severe genital herpes... Read more »