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How Long Does It Take Hiv Antibodies To Show Up

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I asked you atleast 10 times but you never replied please this time please

Dear Doc Good Day,I have written to you 10 times and you never replied.I am soory to say you put no head to my questions.I am wrinting last time and if you donot teply i will stop wrinting to you.My questions are.1)How long hiv antibody survive in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I "put no head" to your questions? I'm not sure what that even means, but OK.1. HIV antibodies are not alive, so they don't die. They are circulating blood proteins made by the body's immune system in response to HIV infection.2. Read more »

Maternal HIV-antibodies

Hello, We have a one year old adoptive son from Africa whose biological mother was HIV+. His PCR... Read more »

HIV RNA and HIV ANTIBODY

hello doctor,i am a student of prophetic medicine.i research on the cure of hiv/aids.i request your... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Present in Long-Term HIV Survivors Could Contribute to Vaccine Development, Study Says

...earlier HIV vaccine trials. For the study, Rockefeller University researchers examined antibodies present in the blood of six long-term HIV survivors who appeared to have a degree of natural immunity to the virus (Connor, Independent , 3/16).... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...antibodies to fight it, HIV multiplies rapidly. Therefore, this test will show a high viral load during acute infection. A negative HIV antibody test and a very high viral load indicate recent HIV infection, most likely within the past two... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...pregnancy, but usually happens just before or during delivery. The baby is more likely to be infected if the delivery takes a long time. During delivery, the newborn is exposed to the mother's blood. An HIV-infected father can transmit HIV to his... Read more »
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answer guys

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i used my fingers to take off my condom after sex..then i went in the bathroom to check if it was broken .it wasnt...then i washed my hands with water alone ..then i catch some water in my hands to wash my mouth out...can i get hiv if the water goes... Read more »

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chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody ??

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...test to cover everyone. Testing beyond three months is completely unnecessary. Here is a chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody testing: Time Accuracy 2 weeks50% 3 weeks75% 4 weeks95% 6 weeks99% 3... Read more »

negative or positive?

Posted by wasek
...devotion you gave to reply my questions. all antibodies do not exist in the body for life long, therefore booster dose is needed. hiv antibody is not effective at all against the virus--so, should our body carry it for life long? i mean there is... Read more »