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Hiv Seroconversion Period

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Slightly Different PEP Window Period Question (Will Donate!) (PEP AND THE HIV SEROCONVERSION WINDOW PERIOD, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob, kudos to you and the great service you provide. Being in the midst of a labyrinthine and hellish psychological trap, here's hoping you can shed some light on a question regarding PEP and window periods. The recommendation for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Concerns about PEP extending the HIV seroconversion window are blown way out of proportion. There is no sound scientific evidence that I am aware of that proves (or even suggests) that PEP actually increases the HIV seroconversion window! The... Read more »

Does Hep C impact HIV seroconversion / window period?

I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on... Read more »

Dr. Young, < seroconversion period >

Dr. Young, Thank you for considering this questionMany people in Korea believe 12 weeks or 3months... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Injectable Hormonal Contraceptives on HIV Seroconversion and on Sexually Transmitted Infections

The authors undertook the current prospective cohort study to investigate the association between hormonal contraceptives and the risk of HIV-1 seroconversion and the prevalence of other STIs. The study's subjects were 2,236 HIV-negative women who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening to create drug-resistant strains of the virus, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Those few patients who can afford... Read more »
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ARS symptoms and the correlation to seroconversion and window period? more responses please

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
So i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Seroconversion
By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002)


Dr.
In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying:
The window period: The time delay from infection to... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Seroconversion
By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002)


Dr.

In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying:

The window period: The time delay from infection to... Read more »

30 month seroconversion??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Since you're debating the window period, and "seroReversion", what do you think of this?

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/ViralLoad/Archive/Treatment/Q8096.qna

Apparently this person was sick and suspected HIV, so they took a number of antibody and... Read more »