Hiv Seroconversion More Than 6 Months

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Having less than 6 hours of sleep can cause delayed HIV serconversion

Hi Dr. Bob,Another worried-well question: I had a protected vaginal sex but performed unprotected cunnilingus to a female sex-worker two years ago. Although my HIV test came back non-reactive (the last test was done about 1 year, and 3 months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Another worried-well question . . . ." Yup!"Could less hours of sleep delay the HIV seroconversion (or any kind of virus) past 6months?, or 1 year?, or 2 years?" Nope!"Should I re-test again?" Nope!"I donated $20 to your foundation." Read more »


Hi Doctor - I have had vitiligo for about 15 years now and am wondering if this would delay my HIV... Read more »

Delayed seroconversion: please answer

A renewed thank you for the personal time and commitment you expend in answering Qs through the... Read more »
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

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Enhances Regression of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV-Seropositive Women

...intraepithelial lesions in 34 HIV-seropositive women with cervical disease who were receiving HAART for a median duration of 5 months. The current article discusses the long-term follow-up (17.7 months) of 168 HIV-positive women with CIN, of whom... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...PRO2000 (0.5%) were released at the 2009 Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Montreal, Canada a few months ago. PRO2000 (0.5%) is a highly negatively-charged molecule (a polyanionic polymer) that is designed to... Read more »
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Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. At that time I was determined to be HIV+ it took 18 months!!! I do not do IV drugs, no risky sex(none at all), and no other needlesicks, what happened?? I am desperate!!!!! Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if co-infection hiv and hep slows down seroconversion of hiv antibody's and if so would it slow it down to 6months or to 3 months from the average 6 to 8 weeks.I thought i was finished testing at 3 months.anyone who was infected... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for the ones who experinece the illness after 2 weeks already, a negative antibody test will be sufficient already after two months (3 months minus 4 weeks.) Because the seroconverting process started 4 weeks earlier than the ones who experienced... Read more »

Scietific Abstarct on Winodw Period/Test Methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reducing the HIV window period. Methods: Between 1987 and 1995, serial bleeds collected from individuals recently infected with HIV seroconversion, SC) were tested with methods designed to detect HIV antibody (@-HIV), antigen (HIV Ag), and RNA.... Read more »
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