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An Orthopedic Post Gradute's Plea from south India.Please Help

Dear Sir, I am a postgraduate student in the department of orthopedics, training in a government hospital, in southern India.Sir precisely three weeks ago, while carrying out an emergency procedure in the minor OT, I sustained an accidental needle...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. I absolutely agree your risk was negligible and PEP was not warranted. Good-luck karma sent. I'm confident your definitive HIV test will be negative.Good luck. Be... Read more »

hepatitis c antibody formation

if hypothetically you contracted hiv and hepatitis c at the same time... i have read that acute... Read more »
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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

...colposcopy, and biopsy if required. The probability of CIN regression was calculated using survival analysis. HAART was entered as a time-dependent covariate according to the date of first prescription of the medication. The results indicate that... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...but instead look for your body's reaction to the virus -- the presence of antibodies to HIV. ELISA The ELISA (also sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the... Read more »
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Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion. Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »

Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...Ok. I did a stupid thing. 2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it.... Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required 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... Read more »

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Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...HIV Seroconversion in HCWs (Health Care Workers) Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are limited Read more »