Delayed Seroconversion After 4 Months
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Posted by chetanI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyTwo 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesyou can have a delayed seroconversion if you are coinfected
with hiv and hep c i have spoke with so many doctors and hospitals they said you need to test at 9months and 12 months Read more »
Posted by AnonymousIn my daily consultation and test job, I encounter many worried wells who have difficulties in understanding the rare cases in history who took more than six months to seroconversion.
By literature research, I found that:
1) There are a few documented... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've had quite a few illnesses in the past two cases of Mono, Recurrent Malaria and also Cerebral Malaria. I've also had Hep A the question I have is a normal healthy person usually seroconverts within three months. Do you think a person who has... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Welcome back to the forum.Your WOO-HOO is definitive, conclusive and Dr. Bob-certified, OK? The whole hepatitis C story has been blown way, way, way out of proportion. See below. If you don't have active hepatitis C (you'd be sick if... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. I know of no medical literature documenting of ecstasy and delayed seroconversion. There is, however, evidence that ecstasy is immunosuppressive, that is, it reduces CD4 counts (along with other negative effects). Anyone... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Anemia does not affect or delay HIV seroconversion or influence the results of HIV tests. If you are anemic, however, you should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment, if necessary. Certainly it could be a nutritional deficiency, such... Read more »
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Six-Month Delay in Onset of Nevirapine-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Can Prevent Drug Resistance Following Single-Dose Nevirapine During Labor, Study SaysDelaying the start of a nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy by six months can prevent the development of drug resistance in HIV-positive women who took single-dose nevirapine during labor to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus,... Read more »
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