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Percentage Of Hiv Seroconversion Within 6 Weeks

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...as well as highlighting areas that still require more research. The Statistics The statistics serve as a potent reminder that specific HIV prevention strategies for girls and women are greatly needed. Women represent 46% of all people in the world infected with HIV. However, the rate of new infections among women is climbing, with 50% of all new infections worldwide occurring in women (www.unaids.org). The United States has not escaped...
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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C. Consequently, hepatitis would not be causing delayed HIV seroconversion. The bottom line is that no further HIV testing is warranted, based on this event. Please note the... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or hepatitis C testing is warranted at this time.You did not read the archives carefully! The only potential case of delayed HIV seroconversion involved concurrent acute hepatitis C infection. (See below.) This you clearly did not have. Other... Read more »

Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychological counseling to help you cope with your irrational fears.Dr. BobDr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)Mar 29, 2009 Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding... Read more »

HIV HEP C Coinfection

Hi Doctor.I appreciate that you have had a number of queries on this topic recently but i would very much appreciate your views on my specific case.I am a 39 y/o married male who had a one off incident of protected sex with a woman and unprotected...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not have tested you by PCR because I am already confident that you do not have any of these infections.Nothing else to say. Get some rest. I wish you peace of mind. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...follow-up visit, each women was offered an individual session of counseling with a social worker who informed her about her HIV seropositivity. At each interview, the social worker collected information on the sharing of HIV test results with the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...HIV infection, of whom 25 have developed AIDS in the absence of other risk factors. The development of AIDS following known HIV seroconversion also has been repeatedly observed in pediatric and adult blood transfusion cases, in mother-to-child... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is not true! Up to 60% of infection-fighting "memory" CD4 cells (see Fact Sheet 124 ) are infected during acute infection, and after 14... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...154 on drug use and HIV). In the U.S., AIDS rates among women are highest in the Southeast and the Northeast. In 2005, about 64% of infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...candidates for determining the time of infection. This system, also known as the "Serologic Testing Algorithm for determining Recent HIV Seroconversion" (STARHS), has been developed and adopted by the CDC. Specific modifications in the procedure... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...about the following thing: In most HIV literature you read that the seroconverting illness happens somewhere between 2 and 6 weeks after infection. Is it correct to assume that for the ones who experinece the illness after 2 weeks already, a... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ? Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »