Hiv Laboratory Interpretation
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Tufts University School of MedicineThe answer is dependent on your history, since I am missing a piece of information - your HB core antibody.If you have a history of vaccination, this suggests an excellent immune response.If you never had a vaccination for HBV, then you may have... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt appears that you are a chronic carrier of hepatitis B. Your doctor will need to perform one more test - Hepatitis B DNA to see if you have virus in your blood. If so, you should be evaluated further with a liver biopsy to determine how much liver... Read more »
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Posted by DUDE, 2 RepliesHey, I pulled this off of http://hopkins-aids.edu/frames/index_booktoc.html.
What a great source, I pulled this paragraph out.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive serology (EIA and WB)
averages 21 days with newer... Read more »
Posted by rkandy, 5 RepliesTest taken after 3 months of exposure. Got the antibody result, and was told NEGATIVE. Greatly appreciate if someone can provide details on specifics of the result. Below is the result:
Tests performed by Lab Corp
HIV 1/O/2 Abs, Qual Non Reactive ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIm a 29 year male. I had a possible exposure and I tested first, this is what they wrote on the result sheet: NONREACTIVE= 0.45 Cut off value= 1.0
Just last week I tested again and this was the result:
NONREACTIVE= 0.30 Cut off value= 1.0
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Posted by pozz_in_SA, 1 ReplyI was diagnosed in March 2006. First results CD 4 was 820 and Viral load Undetectable. One year later CD 4 729 and Viral load 7200.
Is there an average at which the VL increase pe year and how long do you think it will be before I have to go on meds. Read more »
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