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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 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 »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

... Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Diagnostic Tests A. Antibody Tests 1. HIV-1 Antibody Screening Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein That May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development

...generated an atomic-level picture of a key portion of an HIV surface protein as it looks when bound to an infection-fighting antibody. Unlike much of the constantly mutating virus, this protein component is stable and -- more importantly, say the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Status Report on HIV Vaccine Development

...protection for HIV are not yet known, it is now widely believed that an HIV vaccine strategy must stimulate both a strong humoral (antibody) as well as cell-mediated (CTL) immune response. Neutralizing antibodies (protein molecules secreted by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Safe Is the Blood Supply in the United States?

...Donated Blood * (Source: American Red Cross) Disease Test Year Implemented HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS HIV- I Antibody test 1985 HIV-1/2 Antibody test 1992 HIV-I p24 Antigen test 1996 HIV/AIDS and... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect or monitor viral nucleic acids, and (d) provide an estimate of T... Read more »

I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...for my bad English language. I tell my risk vaginal sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. * hepatitis B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. *... 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? Read more »

cdc info

Posted by Anonymous
...can anyone explain this ? During the acute period of infection, tests for p24 antigen can detect HIV infection earlier than antibody tests. P24 antigen, the core structural protein of HIV, is detectable 2-3 weeks after HIV infection during the... Read more »