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Hiv Core Antibody Incubation

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core antibody

Dear dr Frascino,I recently read to cdc article about seroreversion.I have a question.Is it possible to lose your core-antibody without being symptomatic?I am someone who tested negative 6 months after her possible exposure.Eve , from GreeceP.S.:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Eve from Greece,I'm not exactly sure what you read but HIV-antibody screening tests test for a variety of specific anti-HIV antibodies against both core and envelope proteins. Generally speaking if someone is HIV infected they would not... Read more »

loss of core antibody

Dear Dr. Bob, if a person was infected 10 years ago or more and has a loss of core antibody, would... Read more »

isolated hepatitis B core antibody

I checked for hepatitis b which showed HbSAg negative,HbSab negative but presence of core... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya, UN Warn Crisis Risks Incubating New AIDS Infections

On Thursday, officials with the UN and Kenya's National AIDS Control Program warned that ongoing unrest in the nation could prompt a new wave of HIV infections, threatening to erase the progress achieved so far. Of the 300,000 displaced Kenyans,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: CORE Center Working on HIV/AIDS Healthcare

CORE Center was the first Midwestern outpatient facility to provide comprehensive HIV/AIDS care beginning in the 1990s. Clients of the Chicago-based center have access to medical services, dental care, a pharmacy, research trials, and case managers.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hike Toward Health; For Gay Men, Self-Worth the Core of HIV Prevention

"Adventure Out!" is an HIV/AIDS awareness group that operates out of the Adult Health Services Program at the Santa Fe Mountain Center (SFMC) in Tesuque. Designed for gay men and transgendered persons, Adventure Out! uses the outdoors in place of... Read more »
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences: Institute for Academic Informatics

Core List of Sources on AIDS and HIV

Overview Books Magazines, Newspapers, and Newsletters Videos Brochures and Pamphlets Overview The concept of a core collection may be unfamiliar to readers. It is based on the idea that certain books, video and magazines make up the... Read more »
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HIV can incubate ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a friend who insists that he was told by an AIDS center that HIV can incubate for up to a year before you test HIV+....is this true? I told him no, but he insists that it is a true fact... Read more »

A Thanks from the bottom core of my heart

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
To everyone who has dedicated time for research and credible information regarding testing and infection of HIV. my mental situation 7 months ago was really really bad and I think I couldn't have gathered any courage to test without the help of... Read more »

Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read here that having herpes will not affect your hiv test. Okay so I am likely splitting hairs here but since this is my life I need to know. If I had contracted Herpes and HIV at the same time and my body began making antibodies... Read more »

Always have antibodies?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Will a person always have antibodies present? Will they ever lose them years done the road?

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