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Seroconversion Hiv After 6 Months

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...received reports of 56 health care workers in the United States with documented, occupationally acquired 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 transmission, and in studies of hemophilia, injection-drug use and sexual transmission in which...
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Delayed seroconversion: please answer

A renewed thank you for the personal time and commitment you expend in answering Qs through the forum.In a high-risk exposure to HIV and HBV and/or HCV simultaneously (with no previous infection), can you please reconfirm the potential for delayed...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No you are all set - no worries for delayed seroconversion unless you already manifested evidence of acute HCV infection already. You are in the clear! Read more »

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 »

late seroconversion

i had a protected sex with csw in mexico during which condom got slipped. i started pep 28 day course after 60 hrs approx. on 13th week from my last pep pill i took elisa hiv test which came -ve.yesterday suddenly i started coughing and then had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unless you've had another potential HIV exposure, HIV is not your problem! Your post-PEP negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive. Late seroconversion? Nope. No way.You most likely have a flu-like illness. The test your doctor took was... Read more »
Articles
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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Enhances Regression of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV-Seropositive Women

...intraepithelial lesions in 34 HIV-seropositive women with cervical disease who were receiving HAART for a median duration of 5 months. The current article discusses the long-term follow-up (17.7 months) of 168 HIV-positive women with CIN, of whom... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...PRO2000 (0.5%) were released at the 2009 Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Montreal, Canada a few months ago. PRO2000 (0.5%) is a highly negatively-charged molecule (a polyanionic polymer) that is designed to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...someone who was infected very recently. The test looks for antibodies produced by the immune system to fight HIV. It can take two months or more for these antibodies to be produced. See Fact Sheet 102 for more information. However, the viral... Read more »
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Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. At that time I was determined to be HIV+ it took 18 months!!! I do not do IV drugs, no risky sex(none at all), and no other needlesicks, what happened?? I am desperate!!!!! Read more »

Help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if co-infection hiv and hep slows down seroconversion of hiv antibody's and if so would it slow it down to 6 months or to 3 months from the average 6 to 8 weeks.I thought i was finished testing at 3 months.anyone who was infected... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for the ones who experinece the illness after 2 weeks already, a negative antibody test will be sufficient already after two months (3 months minus 4 weeks.) Because the seroconverting process started 4 weeks earlier than the ones who experienced... Read more »

Scietific Abstarct on Winodw Period/Test Methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reducing the HIV window period. Methods: Between 1987 and 1995, serial bleeds collected from individuals recently infected with HIV seroconversion, SC) were tested with methods designed to detect HIV antibody (@-HIV), antigen (HIV Ag), and RNA.... Read more »