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Hiv Negative Result Prior To Seroconversion

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8 weeks/negative/and seroconversion ? 2nd request

Dear Dr. Bob,I will donat $50.00 to wherever you would like me to do it. Just let me know. I am so very nervous. My last anal/receving & giving was approximately 11-15-10. That guy I was with tested negative on 11-23, but told me he had some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jeff,Unprotected anal sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, HIV testing is warranted. Your undetectable HIV antigen and PCR tests out to two months are very encouraging. I agree with your doctor that the odds are... Read more »

detectable viremia prior to seroconversion

Dr.Holodniy,Is it known if phase of detectable viremia for HIV is a long or short period of time... Read more »

Chances of seroconversion after 8 weeks negative

Dear Dr. Bob,I recently completed PEP treatment from my exposure eight weeks ago. 42 hours after... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Treatment Is Prevention: ARV Treatment in HPTN-052 Reduces Transmission by at Least 96%: Single Transmission in Treatment Arm Occurred Prior to Viral Suppression

Four of the six oral presentations in the "Treatment is prevention: the proof is here" session reported on the results from HPTN 052. 1 This study had been unblinded four years earlier than planned due to a review by the data and safety monitoring... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Michigan Legislature Should Approve Bill Mandating HIV Testing for Prisoners Prior to Release, Editorial Says

The Michigan Legislature should approve a bill (SB 640 ) that authorizes mandatory HIV testing of prison inmates before they are released, according to a Detroit Free Press editorial ( Detroit Free Press , 8/13). Under the bill, sponsored by... Read more »
International AIDS Society

IAS Urges G8 to Follow Through on Prior Commitment to Universal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care by 2010 as Part of New Maternal and Child Health Initiative

Geneva, Switzerland -- As Canada prepares to host the G8 and G20 Summits this June, the International AIDS Society (IAS) today congratulated Prime Minister Stephen Harper for saying that the G8 "discussion should be less about new agreements than... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face and test. I am eating a high... Read more »

For anyone worried about false negative results.

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
PERT assay for plasma RNA HIV-1
A new assay, called the product-enhanced reverse transcriptase (PERT) assay, provides a more accurate method of detecting plasma RNA HIV-1 compared with the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay. Dr. Jurg Boni and... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
To Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion
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Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing.

ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »

7 month negative or delayed seroconversion?

Posted by chetan
I had unprotected anal sex on Jan 15th 2013, I tested negative on Vidas (HIV I, II and p24 antigen) on 27th Feb 2013, negative on ELISA on 17th April and negative again on Vidas on 27th August. No sexual activity after that.

From last two months I... Read more »