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Late Seroconversion Extenuating Circumstances

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late seroconversion

i had a protected sex with csw in mexico during which condom got slipped. i started pep 28 day course after 60 hrs approx. on 13th week from my last pep pill i took elisa hiv test which came -ve.yesterday suddenly i started coughing and then had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've had another potential HIV exposure, HIV is not your problem! Your post-PEP negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive. Late seroconversion? Nope. No way.You most likely have a flu-like illness. The test your doctor took was for... Read more »

obsesed with late seroconversion

Hi DoctorI have an obssesive doubt with seroconvertion.I had unprotected sex with a girlfriend... Read more »

Hepatits B Late Seroconversion

Hi Doctor, I have HBsAg Positive , Anti-HBeAg Positive, Anthi-HBV Positive and all my liver tests... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission and High Rates of Late Diagnoses Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Over

... The authors of the current study aimed to describe the epidemiology and impact of late HIV diagnosis among older adults and to estimate the age at which they became infected. The research team undertook comparative Read more »
The Body

Have You Done It Lately?

...HIV, have been affected by HIV, or work in the field. Pamela K. Santos Yes, you read right. Have you done it lately? Have you gotten tested for HIV lately? That's the topic for an upcoming Vox Pop video for MTV's Staying Alive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Fears Over Late HIV Diagnoses

... The United Kingdom recorded 7,298 new HIV diagnoses last year among people over age 15, and almost one-third tested late, the Health Protection Agency recently reported. An estimated 32 percent of diagnoses (n=2,310) were in people whose CD4... Read more »
Latino Commission on AIDS

On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price

... On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price November 30, 2009 Latinos account for 19.0% of people living with AIDS. Photo: Yanira Read more »
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recent news on late seroconversion: read last line

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.thebody.com/confs/retro2006/wilkin1.html Morpeth et al also described a single unusual case in which an individual did not develop an antibody response for one year after first having a viral load of more than 10 million copies/mL. This... Read more »

So WHAT does cause late seroconversion??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...People are saying that it is definitely possible for someone to seroconvert later than the 4 or 6 week guideline. So what causes this? What diseases? What conditions?? Read more »

Late seroconversions

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello out there I see alot of paranoia about these so called "late seroconversions" Yes, Julio has had a string of posts (1998) that has obviously shaken everybody up. However let's use some reason Read more »

Late seroconversion comment

Posted by Anonymous
...I don't know if anyone mentioned this (I haven't read all the posts) but, late or undetected seroconversions via ELISA may have happened albeit rarely in the past but we are on 3rd generation ELISA which Read more »