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P1 Antibody And Hiv

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HIV I & II Antibody + HIV 1 p24 Ag by ECLIA test 13 weeks post possible exposure conclusive?

Hi there Dr Jacques. I had this HIV I & II Antibody + HIV 1 p24 Ag by ECLIA test last week and it came out Non Reactive. Basing from the time frame of 13 weeks post exposure, do you think this test is conclusive? ...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I am not qualified to answer medical or transmission questions. My specialty is benefits and workplace issues. I am not a doctor. When in doubt, get tested.... Read more »

ability to produce antibodies to hiv?

Hello Dr.Bob,I have a question about producing antibodies for the hiv test.If you have a normal whiteblood count and normal lymphocyte count can you feel assured that you are able to produce antibodies to hiv after the window period? My white blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your exposure was over 10 years ago. You've had 3 negative antibody tests (EIA's) and 1 negative DNA-PCR (this test does not involve antibody production). You just can't get anymore negative than that. Regarding your specific... Read more »
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The Western Blot will pick up all subtypes of HIV. However, because of their high degree of specificity, should only be used as confirmatory tests following a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA, EIA or rapid test. There is a significant... Read more »

anti-p24 antibody and hiv progression

Other than viral load, what do you think is the best marker for progression? Isn't high anti p-24 antibody count considered a very good immune correlate of protection, better even than CD4 count or CD4/CD8 percentage? Why isn't this marker...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
You're welcome!I haven't heard of people using the p24 antibody as a marker for progession, butit was quite common at one time to use p24 antigen. Perhaps that's what you're referring to. If not, my apologies.I was never very... Read more »
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Antibodies and HIV???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just curious, if a person never produced antibodies but had HIV, would it take them the typical eight to ten years to develop symptoms or would their immune system fail alot sooner?? Just curious because I read a journal article about a man who... Read more »

Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... 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 »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
Hello:

I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest mistake of my life!! I started having an affair September 2007... Read more »