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Seroconverting After Topping

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seroconvertion

is it possible to catch a cold , while on PEP (azt - 3tc)or it is seroconvertion ?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello thereCertainly it is possible to catch a cold anytime and anywhere, whether on PEP or not. Typical colds may present with things like a runny nose, watery eyes, and a cough which can be seen with seroconversion but aren't as common. The... Read more »

Take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.

Hello Dr,Have you personally treat any patients that take longer than 6 months to seroconvert. How... Read more »

seroconvert

Is it true that it can take up to 14 months to seroconvert?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex HIV Drug Candidate Development Halted by GlaxoSmithKline Because of Formulation Problem

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped collaborating with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. on the HIV drug candidate brecanavir (VX-385), Vertex said in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The drug, which was in mid-stage clinical testing, would be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex Says Hepatitis Study Positive

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Glaxo-Vertex Study Tests Anti-HIV Drugs

On Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said early results from a clinical study show their HIV drug Lexiva is comparable to Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s combination drug Kaletra. The study's 887 patients received twice a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Drug Raises Cure Rate in Late Trial

A Phase III trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals' experimental hepatitis C virus drug telepravir boosted cure rates of infected patients taking standard treatment, the firm recently announced. With standard therapy and telepravir, 75 percent had a... Read more »
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How did I seroconvert?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was negative with a positive partner. After a year of ALWAYS having safe sex I now find myself positive. It was shocking, because I know that before this relationship I had safe sex with many positive men and was always OK. Some of the possible... Read more »

Seroconvertion

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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