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No Antibodies In Advanced Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Isolation of HIV Antibodies Advances Search for AIDS Vaccine

A team of researchers has "identified 17 potent antibodies whose discovery opened up valuable pathways in the search for an AIDS vaccine," Agence France-Presse reports (8/17). The researchers "at and associated with the International AIDS Vaccine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discovery of Two Antibodies Could Move AIDS Vaccine Development Forward

Scientists from Scripps Research Institute on Thursday announced they have discovered and isolated two antibodies "with the ability to neutralize [or block the action of] many strains of the AIDS virus, a discovery that might help create a... Read more »
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

AIDS Researchers Isolate New Potent and Broadly Effective Antibodies Against HIV

New York, N.Y.; La Jolla and South San Francisco, Calif.; Seattle, Wash. -- A team of researchers at and associated with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), The Scripps Research Institute, the biotechnology company Theraclone Sciences... Read more »
Ask the Experts

gum bleeding and advanced stage of AIDS

Hi, I just met a wonderful guy last week and I sort of suspected he was HIV+, but during our first conversation he said he was living the hospital due to gastric problems. After that we had our first date and we deep kissed for one hour or so. Then,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You ask "Am I overreacting?" The answer is yes, you are. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible."Undetectable" means your buddy is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy (HIV medications) that have driven his HIV... Read more »

OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV I Antibody Negative TWICE ... but Still Petrified

Dr. Bob,I believe I sent you an e-mail a month ago about my situation. I've had two "risky" encounters with female prostitutes (the first encounter was in March '07, the other was on June 6, 2007). I say "risky" because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, polyurethane is not the same material as latex; however, they both protect against HIV.Next, you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional testing is warranted. If you... Read more »

no viral load in advance hiv ?

Dear DR BoB I had exposure to hiv in 5 years ago to woman who had full blown aids and I did not know it. We had a fling unprotected alot than we broke it up and I found out she died from aids and cmv . I never got tested and trusted Her. Now I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It sounds like you've got something, but exactly what I can not determine over the Internet. From your test results so far that "something" does not appear to be HIV/AIDS. You certainly had considerable exposure to HIV/AIDS;... Read more »

OraQuick ADVANCE with sinus troubles

Hi Dr. Bob: I am going for a test at the 6 month mark and the clinic uses OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. I have been suffering from a cold/sinus infection/throat irritation for about 3weeks. My question is.....should I wait until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cold/sinus/throat symptoms will not affect OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV tests. I see no need to postpone your test.Good luck!Dr. Bob... Read more »
Connect With Others

No Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Every single person infected with HIV has tested positive for antibodies. There is no such a case where one person did not develop antibodies. People who do not have antibodies are the ones who have advanced aids and nothing but that. People, you... Read more »

connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
Hello all,
I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »

HIV Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous
I read in a gay & Lesbian Newspaper yesterday about the possobility that combination therapy is making people contract HIV & AiDS and that not all HIV tests that say you are positive are correct. If anyone has any information on... Read more »

antibodies and seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know long it takes for antibodies to be detected after seroconversion ? Read more »