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Hiv Antibody And Pregnancy

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Ask the Experts

can pregnancy (immunosuppression) delay HIV antibody production?

Dr. Bob I respect you very much and trust your opinion...PLEASE HELP...I had an exposure 5 1/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my eye. The dentist I worked for was laughed at me for being nervous and said that you cant...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. No. Neither pregnancy nor stress delays HIV seroconversion.2. You've had negative hepatitis C screening at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 5 months. Just what Read more »

Rhogam shot and antibodies POSSIBLE PREGNANCY HIV EXPOSURE PLS HELP

Dear Dr. Bob, 1) If my pregnant wife decides to get tested for HIV will the fact that she received... Read more »

unprotected sex in pregnancy

Dear Dr. Bob, I had an unptotected sex when 5-month pregnant and since then I have been seriously... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibody That Helps Protect Women Against Pregnancy-Associated Malaria Not Present in HIV-Positive Women, Study Says

... An antibody to pregnancy-associated malaria that is present in some women who have been pregnant more than once is not present in HIV-positive women, according to a study published in the May issue of PLoS Medicine , ANI/newKerala.com Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...reality : The 'AIDS test' measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...How soon after exposure can HIV infection be detected? With the HIV antibody tests used in New York State, virtually all people who are infected will test positive within one month of being infected. Most Read more »

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...over 20,000 porn stars who test monthly in ten years. Proof that 'AIDS' is not an std. Factors Known to Cause False Positive HIV Antibody Test Results 1.Anti-carbohydrate antibodies 52,19,13 2.Naturally-occurring antibodies 5,19 3.Passive... Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the HIV Western blot assay had no positive band, and an enzyme immunoassay for antibodies to HIV was negative. The test for HIV antibodies first became positive on day 31, when the HIV Western blot assay revealed only weak bands for gp160, p55,... Read more »