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How Much Antibodies Have To Be With You In Order To Detect Hiv

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HIV Antibody post HAART

Dear Dr.: My 9 year old child contracted HIV from his birth mother. He was diagnosed at 10 weeks and started HAART immediately. By 14 weeks of age he had undetectable HIV viral load using ultrasensitive testing. He is now 9 and had an undetectable...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...An HIV DNA test from blood cells, which detects the HIV DNA form of the virus that is integrated into the human genome in cells, is Read more »

HIV Antibodies

I am confused about HIV antibodies...why do they not offer protection in the individual who has the... Read more »

HIV Antibodies and other antibodies

I have been told that when someone has antibodies to a virus, he is protected or immune against... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...the University of Washington. I also work for Public Health Seattle and King County. This is a poster entitled "Limitations of HIV Antibody Testing in a Population with a High Incidence of HIV Infection." 1 Essentially, this is a summary of... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find Antibodies That Prevent Most HIV Strains From Infecting Human Cells

... Atomic structure of the antibody VRC01 (blue and green) binding to HIV (grey and red). The precise site of VRC01-HIV binding (red) is a subset of the area of viral attachment to the primary immune Read more »
Duke Medicine

Duke Scientists Find Rare, Potent Antibody to HIV-1

...for the first time isolated an important antibody in human serum that could potentially play a key role in the design of an AIDS vaccine. The research appears as a highlighted feature online in the Journal of Virology . "The 2F5-like antibody... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibody Discovery Could Lead to HIV Vaccine: Study

...Researchers said they have figured out how a rare antibody sees past the disguises of HIV -- a finding that may lead to a vaccine. The antibody, taken from an unusual patient whose body can resist the virus, recognizes Read more »
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HIV antibodies - always detectable?

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
...I've read that the window period for most people is 3 months after exposure and the rest of the people will show antibodies at 6 months - im confused over this cause ive read that a supressed immune system will mess up results but does it mean no... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) Read more »

HIV ANTIBODIES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ARE HIV ANTIBODIES MORE DIFFICULT TO PRODUCE THAN OTHER VIRAL INFECTION ANTIBODIES? WHY DOES IT NOT TAKE 6MONTHS/3MONTHS TO PRODUCE Read more »