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Does Autoimmune Disorder Delay 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 »

fasting & delayed seroconversion

Hello!My question is could fasting maybe postpone seroconversion? I was fasting for 4 days 2 months... Read more »

Anti-depressants and Delayed Seroconversion?

Hi Doctor,I've been taking high doses of several antidepressants, which have caused me to gain... 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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Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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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 »

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 »