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People On Chemotherapy Take Longer To Seroconvert

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Take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.

Hello Dr,Have you personally treat any patients that take longer than 6 months to seroconvert. How old are those document cases that took longer than 6 months to seroconvert? Are there any recent document cases that took longer than 6 months to...
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
I have personally not seen any patients take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.MH... Read more »

3% of chronic HCV patients don't seroconvert?

I have read in several places that 97% of people will show HCV antibodies by 6 months, and other... Read more »

Do people write back about the time they took to seroconvert?

Dr. Bob,How are you? I read about your brother... I have a sister living with cancer... I cannot... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

About This Book Chemotherapy and You is written for you -- someone who is about to receive or is now receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Your family, friends, and others close to you may also want to read this book. This book is a guide you can... Read more »
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The 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC 2011)

TheBodyPRO.com's independent coverage of ICAAC 2011 is not associated with the conference itself. Please note that all links on this page will take you to articles on TheBodyPRO.com, TheBody.com's sister site for health care professionals. ... Read more »
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Antiretroviral Chemotherapy II

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Might Be at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds

As HIV-positive people live longer primarily because of antiretroviral treatment, they might face an increased risk of bone fractures, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital reported last week, Xinhua/Individual.com reports. According to... Read more »
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Do Most People Seroconvert in a Month?Belive that?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do you all believe that 95% of people seroconvert within a month? Therefore a 7 or 8 week test is probably accurate? I don't know, I feel anxious, but don't know if I should be feeling very relieved or not. I just keep reading the 95% on one month... Read more »

Window longer than 3 month

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
A antibody test is 99.9% at 3 month, but some person that are extremly rare and I mean extremly Rare does not develop antibodys at all and most of them doesnt produce antibodys at all, and the scientist speculate that this is because of diffrence... Read more »

Over 90% seroconvert within a month?

Posted by Anonymous
I've heard it said that over 90% of people who are infected seroconvert within a month? Is there any evidence to support this?

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99% seroconvert by 6 weeks. true?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I know i keep posting but i honestly believe these questions will help others out there as well.

is it true that 99% of people who have a normal 'healthy' immune system will almost certainly seroconvert by 6 weeks if infected? i ask this because my... Read more »