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Sero Negative Hiv Infection

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diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i called hiv positive or negative? in my lab test report it was written that negative westernBlot does not exclude hiv infection what does it mean? and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV-1 screening test."The disclaimer about not excluding HIV infection refers to situations such as people being tested within their "window period." By the way, all laboratory... Read more »

Risk of tuberculosis/MAC infection to HIV negative caregivers.

Our brother recently disclosed that he has Aids and is being treated for PCP, MAC/tuberculosis. ... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
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Negative Impact of Drug Holidays in HIV-Infected Patients on NNRTIs

The title of this poster presentation does not accurately reflect the design and conduct of this trial. This study would be better described as a partial treatment interruption trial, and an unorthodox one at that. But in defense of the designers,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Disease in HIV-Infected Persons

...counts Six months should be considered the minimum duration of treatment for adults with HIV, even for patients with culture-negative TB. Prolonging treatment to 9 months (extend continuation phase to 7 months) for HIV-infected patients with... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

To gman about post below

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My post below named knowledge needed is not about late seroconversion, but about the virus being in your system and being missed by the ELISA. I agree totally that if it is your system the test will pick it up but i needed to know if there is any... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

seroneg. hiv-infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people would have a pos. elisa after 13 weeks. Some rare people need a longer time. My question is, you know about people with a neg. elisa at 12 months,but infected? I have a lot of severe hiv-symptoms, but repeatedly neg. elisa-tests about 12... Read more »