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Epstein Barr Virus And Hepatitis

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Epstein Barr Acute Infection

An HIV positive adult, treatment naive, exposed to Epstein Barr virus by kissing on 6 December. Blood test surprising: shows acute EBV infection, not yet symptomatic. Other than going on HIV medication, not yet needed according to T cell level and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Blood tests for Epstein Barr virus infection are notoriously difficult to interpret because of the complexity of the antibody response. There may be some overlap between acute and chronic infection on the panels that are used. Since you are not ill... Read more »


Greetings Dr. M! I'm HIV+ (undetectable on Atripla), cleared HVC at 4 weeks, now w/ 10 weeks... Read more »

Epstein virus + hepatitis A positive

Doctor (p.a. stanford clinique) found high load of "Epstein" virus in my blood and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSM

The seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Second Peace Corps Volunteer Reports Being Discharged After Testing HIV-Positive, Washington Post Reports

Washington Post columnist Stephen Barr on Friday examined the case of a second Peace Corps volunteer who said she was discharged from service after testing HIV-positive. Rebecca Coulborn, a former volunteer in Burkina Faso, said she was required... Read more »
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epstein bar virus or mono.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to post this here after reading another guys post about this possibly being a reason for the symptoms that are unexplained. I feel that all of YOU that have fatigue should check with your local health department and remember this... Read more »

De momento, negativo

Posted by queraro123, 3 Replies
Hola a todos, he dado negativo para vih a los 2 meses, y positivo para el Epstein-Barr (lo cual explica mis sntomas). Ahora, ms tranquilo, a esperar hasta los 3 y 6 meses, y desear tener suerte.

Espero que todo os vaya bien. Read more »

multiple infections and seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have come down with herpes and ebv at the same time and started taking acyclvoir immeadiately. Could this medication, coupled with the other infections cause me to not develope antibodies for hiv if I got that also. Could it cause the production... Read more »

reactivation of EBV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could reactivation of EBV delay seroconversion to hiv and hepc or can it be part of seroconverting to hiv +or hep c+ Read more »