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Full blown AIDS would test negative? True or False?

Dr Bob, Is it true from what I read that persons with full-blown AIDS would test negative on an antibody test (EIA) because their immune system is severely damaged that they could no longer produce antibodies to fight HIV virus? Thanks for being a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried Aficionado,No, the vast majority of patients with full-blown AIDS would test antibody positive. Very rarely, AIDS patients may "serorevert" (go from being HIV antibody positive to HIV antibody negative) in late-stage disease.... Read more »

Oral thrush = HIV true or false?

Dear Dr BobDoes oral thrush mean I have HIV? - sounds silly doesn't it...but I'm a... Read more »

True or False

More then once I have heard that Magic Johnson is now HIV NEGATIVE not just undectable....is that... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

True or False: The HIV Knowledge Test

Information about HIV and AIDS is constantly evolving. It's hard to keep up and it's often overwhelming. Check your current knowledge of HIV with the following test. According to George W. Bush, current occupant of the White House, "AIDS can be... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Blogging Tips and Worksheet From the U.S. Positive Women's Network

Is there an issue that you want to talk about? An event that you want to comment on? A victory that you want to celebrate or a problem that you want to spread the word about? Blogging may be the answer for you. Use the PWN's Blog Tips and Worksheet... Read more »
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases

All of Your Dreams Can Come True

One half of all new HIV infections in the U.S. are among people between the ages of 15-24. Of these, 40% are young women. These young men and women represent the new face of HIV. Since most, if not all, youth infections are through sexual contact,... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
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TRUE or FALSE?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
the more and more I read, it seems that the combination of viral load, antibody, and p24 at one month will give a conclusive HIV status. Is this correct?

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Richard-dont give false info about Home Access!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please do not state that Home Access does not pick up HIV-2 and subtypes and that the window period is extended- it isn't true! Window for Home Access is the same as all windows- it is the same test used by MOST labs in the United States. See... Read more »

face it, there are false negatives

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Face it...there are false negatives

I know of a number of people who have had repeated hiv Elisa
tests come back negative over a period of years only to
subsequently come down with an opportunistic infection like PCP
and then test positive. It... Read more »

Such a thing as a false positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was reading through the messages here and I decided to go to the "I just tested Positive" board to see if I could find any more information. I am still trembling. Especially because of the message that reads "there is no such thing as a false... Read more »