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How Long To Test For Hiv Seroconversion After Sexual Exposure

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A question from the third world ( no hiv couselling available here).

Dear Dr. Bob,I am from very poor country, Nepal. My 5 antibody hiv1/2 elisa tests were ve out to 22 months (5,15,18,20,22months) after an unprotected sexual exposure. But the dark purple lesion with darker ring around it on my shin bone (left leg)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...No way. No how. Responding to your specific questions:1.No.2.Your negative test results are absolutely conclusive. No further HIV testing is warranted. There is also no reason to order a CD4/CD8 ratio! Yours is predictably completely normal... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had... 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

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...47 #RR-7. (This is a PDF.) Unlike PEP for occupational exposures, there is very little data on the effectiveness of PEP for sexual exposures, nor are there any formal guidelines from the CDC on this issue. The following reviews some preliminary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

... "Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...determinable cases, and seroconversion was detected within 1-2 weeks after the onset of illness by 27 of 30 currently available tests for HIV antibody, in contrast to the 2-7 weeks or more needed by the old tests. HIV RNA appeared during the week... Read more »

Delayed seroconversion cases. With names and...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I would like this not to be true but... it is, This people may have lied to the docs... But they were in fact positive, long time before the antibodies response. What I'm trying is to make you people understand that somebody is playing with our... Read more »

question about unprotected sexual exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question: If I had unprotected sex several times with someone who could possibly have been exposed to HIV (I'm not sure if he was ever tested) and he pulled out before ejaculation, do you think I still have a great chance of getting HIV if he does... Read more »