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Posted by jeffo444
What is the longest period ever seen in the world for someone to suffer seroconvertion? Read more »

seroconverting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that if one is seroconverting they would not test positive at that time,or would one test positive while there seroconverting.Can anyone help.

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Over 90% seroconvert within a month?

Posted by Anonymous
I've heard it said that over 90% of people who are infected seroconvert within a month? Is there any evidence to support this?

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anyone seroconverted late (see links)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

No One Seroconverts Late Anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's just NEVER happened since 1998 ..... NEVER, EVER ..... not one documented case in any country on our planet.

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Take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.

Hello Dr,Have you personally treat any patients that take longer than 6 months to seroconvert. How old are those document cases that took longer than 6 months to seroconvert? Are there any recent document cases that took longer than 6 months to...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I have personally not seen any patients take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.MH... Read more »

seroconvert

Is it true that it can take up to 14 months to seroconvert?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I haven't seen any published cases to that effect.... Read more »

ARS and early seroconvertion

Just a short question: Is there any relation between severe ARS symptoms and seroconverting earlier than asymptomatic people? Thank you....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I know of no link between ARS symptoms and time to seroconversion, but there are some data that suggest that people with a very symptomatic initial illness may have faster HIV disease progression.... Read more »

Seroconverted

What does seroconverted mean? I've tried to get a complete definition and can't find one anywhere....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
becoming antibody positive to something after exposure, infection or vaccination like HIV, measles, or chicken pox... Read more »
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