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Hiv Antigen As Early As Weeks

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Testing after PEP - Peculiar concerns (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2011) (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2011) (p24 ANTIGEN TESTING, 2011)

Dear Doctor FauscinoWith my apologies if some of the questions below seem repetitive. I hope I do not upset you. There are some matters below that are somewhat distinct and I am hopeful you can add some additional clarity and/or confirmation to....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No apology is necessary. I've answered so may questions in this forum over the years that greater than 99% of the questions I respond to on a daily basis I've already addressed (many multiple times). Responding to your specific... Read more »

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Is folliculitis a sign of early HIV? Im 8 weeks into my exposure.

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
Had a negative 7 week oraquick test, i have 2 infected hair follicles on my arms....

Also would anyone know if getting my wisdom teeth taken out would delay my time for seroconversion? Read more »

p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is a p24 antigen ?
is this part of the elisa test ?
is this the antibody ?
anyone know ?


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Where do you find antigen testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have only heard of this testing here on the internet. Many people say they were tested using the fourth generation test. All of the clinics around here just use Oraquick or they will send your blood in if you want to wait a few weeks to get the... Read more »