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Hiv Seroconversion And Other Illnesses

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Seroconversion illness and antibodies/Seroconversion and HIV testing

Question 1:Firstly, thank you for your valuable advice. The work you do is abolutelyinvaluable! Could you tell me, assuming an individual suffers from aretroviral illness, how soon after this illness would you expect detectable antibodies (by ELISA)...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...positive 10 days after this syndrome. Becausesymptoms of Acute Viral Syndrome are so much like the symptoms of the flu andother illnesses, it's hard to say if a persons symptoms are due to HIV, oranother illness. One CANNOT assume they don't... Read more »

very worried (SUPERINFECTION MAY CAUSE INCREASING VIRAL LOADS AND A SECOND SEROCONVERSION ILLNESS)

my partner and i always practice safe sex, but last night the condom must had come off and we did... Read more »

Acute Seroconversion and Fatigue

I was diagnosed less than a month ago as going through acute seroconversion and hiv positive. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...HIV infection, of whom 25 have developed AIDS in the absence of other risk factors. The development of AIDS following known HIV seroconversion also has been repeatedly observed in pediatric and adult blood transfusion cases, in mother-to-child... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...follow-up visit, each women was offered an individual session of counseling with a social worker who informed her about her HIV seropositivity. At each interview, the social worker collected information on the sharing of HIV test results with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Returning Sick -- HIV, Illness, Death and Migration

While migration in South Africa is commonly thought of as rural to urban, the number of ill or seriously ill HIV/AIDS patients who return home to the rural Eastern Cape from Cape Town indicates the traffic goes both ways. Patricia Fekema, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary HIV-1 Infection in African Children Infected Through Breastfeeding

...are infected in utero or perinatally, making it difficult to assess the clinical picture of an acute illness associated with HIV seroconversion. However, in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 90 percent of infected children are living, about... Read more »
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antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following thing: In most HIV literature you read that the seroconverting illness happens somewhere between 2 and 6 weeks after infection. Is it correct to assume that for the ones who... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
...Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here Goes: I live in the U.S., in Texas to be exact. I got extremely drunk one night in October, where two friends and I decided we were going to boys town in Mexico (Whore houses for everyone out of country) to drink, and have a good time. I got... Read more »

Treatment

Posted by PozInFl, 7 Replies
Hi Everyone, I'm very confused about an issue recently presented to me by my specialist...I respect him immensely, and he is the best in this area...I was diagnosed in June, 2004 as HIV +, seroconverted in May, 2004...My CD4 is 944 and viral load... Read more »