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Rare Cases Of Hiv

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25 rares cases with hiv but no antibody, and WB negative, and normal inmunoglobulina

http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Fulltext/2010/06190/Seronegative_HIV_1_infection__a_review_of_the.2.aspxSince we can explain 25 Rare cases of hiv ..none have antibodies, the majority has a negative viral loadplease read, I need an...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
hello there-It is exactly as you wrote, since HIV-1 was first recognized there have been only 25 published case reports of patients with confirmed HIV-1 infection who do not have detectable HIV-1 antibodies. This despite the more than 33.4 million... Read more »

The extremely rare cases??? (HIV testing)

In this site, From Dr. Dezube saying, "Basically, if you test negative at 6 months, then you... Read more »

Rare case from the UK

Dear Dr Conway,I wrote to you about a year ago about a clinical setting that was definitely... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Still Divided Over Significance of New York City Case of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain

Experts on Thursday at the 12th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston remained divided about whether the detection of a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain in a New York City man represents "a scientific oddity or a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia Confirms Case of Rare STD

The confirmation of a case of a rare and potentially serious STD in an Atlanta man has prompted health officials to urge men who have sex with men to take precautions against this and other STDs. In a statement on Friday, the Georgia Division of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Health Agency Finds 22 Cases of Rare Sexually Transmitted Infection, LGV

In the last 17 months, 22 cases of the rare STD lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have been diagnosed in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported Tuesday. Until recently, LGV was rare in developed nations, and Canadian public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Nassau County Confirms First Case of Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease

Nassau County Department of Health officials have confirmed that a county resident has been diagnosed with Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV), a rare STD that is a form of chlamydia. The case is Nassau's first and one of seven found across the nation.... Read more »
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A very rare case

Posted by Anonymous
http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/pressrel/hiv.htm

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6 month is rare to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?

The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. Most people will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months... Read more »

Now the rare persons is changed!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you read this "UPDATED" information from The CDC you can see that they have changed their position on the Window Period. Before they answered that persons can take 6 months to develop Antibodies, Now they are stating that the RARE persons take up... Read more »

Rare occasion, no antibodies? Please answer

Posted by ImmuneFail, 2 Replies
Hi, first off I just wanted to tell you I've never had any serious life threatening conditions nor any known immune system problems, I had a normal immune system. I don't do drugs or even drink often. I eat pretty healthy and try to stay at active... Read more »