Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Screening Test A False Negative If Late Hiv Infection

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...include:1. Serologic tests in the process of seroconversion; anti-p24 is usually the first antibody band to appear.2. Late-stage HIV infection, usually with loss of core antibody.3. Cross-reacting nonspecific antibodies, as seen with... Read more »

HIV or not?

Hi! I'm confused. I'm living for 5 years with my wife and for this period we had a non safe sex.... Read more »

Positive ELISA negative Western blot

I just wanted to thank you for this forum. I am 7 weeks pregnant, and received a call last Friday... Read more »
Articles
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...an HIV antibody test with confirmation by Western blot or indirect immunofluorescence assay to establish diagnosis of chronic HIV infection. HIV antibody screening tests include enzyme immunoassays (ELISA/EIA), chemiluminescent immunoassays... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...results showing that among MSM in New York City, the presence of syphilis or gonorrhea was a predictor of HIV infection. Because of this close association between HIV and STDs, according to the CDC, "STD surveillance... Read more »
The Body PRO

Top 10 Research Publications in HIV Care -- 2005

...J. Wawer, et al, The Journal of Infectious Diseases , May 1, 2005 A Novel -- and Essential -- Method for Spotting Acute HIV Infections Detection of acute infections during HIV testing in North Carolina By Christopher D. Pilcher, et al, The... Read more »
The Body PRO

Many HIV-Infected Women Do Not Receive Cervical Cancer Screenings Nearly Often Enough, U.S. Study Suggests

...women to be screened for cervical cancer every two years? Actually, it's a little bit more complicated than that. For HIV-negative women, they may be able to cut to every three years, if they're low risk and they've had three negative Paps... Read more »
Connect With Others

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...phenotyping). The focus of this discussion is on antibody detection, the most widely used and most effective way to identify HIV infection. General Considerations Tests to detect antibody to HIV can be further classified as: (a) screening... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...course of HIV are sometimes present early. Also with Palmar erythema, which would extremely rarely present it self in an early HIV infection One aspect here is that most of the problems caused by the virus are though to be caused by the virus... Read more »

testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV were not detected until one year after exposure. Testing at 3 and 6 months after possible exposure will detect almost all HIV infections. However, there are no guarantees as to when an individual will produce enough antibodies to be detected... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »