Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

Hiv Seroconversion Time

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

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 weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks.
a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... 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 »

Does slow seroconversion = slow progression?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, thanks for your help with my other questions a few pages back. I would like to buy everyone a drink when this is all over, but probably can't aford it!

Question:
Does anyone know of any natural indicators of the rate of hiv disease... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV co infection affect hepatitis C seroconversion time?

Hi. I read a previous post and understand coinfection with hepatitis can delay seroconversion of HIV. Would HIV infection delay hepatitis C sero conversion, and if so how much? I have some major concerns.I am currently at 9 1/2 weeks still with...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
The presence of HIV infection in the body may delay hepatitis C seroconversion, meaning the development of hepatitis C antibody (Ab). So, people living with HIV infection may not seroconvert/develop hepatitis C antibody right away. Most people... Read more »

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
Thank you for your question.It's really hard to determine how long a person will begin to produceantibodies after the Acute Viral Syndrome stage. Not all persons will haveAcute Viral Syndrome, and the severity of this syndrome can vary greatly... Read more »

Seroconversion Time Frame

Mr. Sawadsky- What percent of people (who eventually become HIV+) seroconvert between 3 and 6 months? Could you provide any sources or statistical studies for the basis of your answer. Would HIV serology be negative or indeterminate during this time...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.There have been many studies (not just one) looking at when personsseroconvert for HIV infection. It is difficult to come up with one specificstatistic as to the accuracy of the test between 3 and 6 months. At... Read more »

Newly infected: Time between exposure and seroconversion illness?

Dr Bob, I've been reading your advice for a long time because my partner is positive. I read a lot of the discussions about sero-discordant couples, but none of that is relevant anymore. I just found out I have HIV.On month ago in Mar 07, I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Has your positive HIV test been reconfirmed with another test? If not, that should be your next step a repeat ELISA with confirmatory Western Blot, if the former is positive, to rule out false-positives, technical errors, clerical errors,... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Treatment in Seroconversion Maintains HIV-Specific Immune Responses Similar to Long-Term Slow Progressors

Recent studies by Hocqueloux et al suggest that long-term control of viraemia is possible after discontinuation of prolonged ART initiated at seroconversion. 1 This study compared a cohort of 15 long-term non-progressors (LTNPs) with spontaneously... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival From HIV-1 Seroconversion in Southern Africa: A Retrospective Cohort Study in Nearly 2,000 Gold-Miners Over 10 Years of Follow-Up

Viktor von Wyl and colleagues 1 looked at the Swiss Cohort to examine the emergence of antiretroviral resistance after patients began their first antiretroviral regimen that included either a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)... Read more »