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Unprotected Vaginal Sex Hiv Antibody Non Reactive After 11 Months

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APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2010) Part 2

To the good Dr. Bob, I have submitted a donation on-line, and will submit a heftier holiday donation as well, but in the interim I was hoping you might field another inquiry from me regarding a post of mine a few weeks ago pertaining to the Aptima...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies to scientifically answer your question concerning an undetectable PCR RNA at a specific time followed by a reactive anti-HIV antibody test at a later date. The anti-HIV antibody test at three months remains the gold standard. The Aptima... Read more »

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Thank you for your time sir. I have run out of hope due to my symptoms and I feel as though I am... Read more »

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initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told me, the initial screening showed "reaction" and was positive but no HIV antibodies were found in my blood. I am aware of the "window" period and that this can happen. However, my Dr.... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...general antibodies are generated by the person's immune system and are meant to fight the infection. Only, very unfortunately, HIV antibodies can't kill the virus and cure the HIV-positive person. Otherwise our planet would be free of this cursed... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...levels of antibody? 3. Is it possible for anyone to have an undetectable HIV RNA PCR viral load and a negative/nonreactive HIV antibody test 17 months (in August 2007) past exposure (March 2006)? If so, what circumstances might allow this? ... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...the 8, 12, 15, 18, 25, 27, 29, 34, and 43 week mark) at a local HIV clinic ? all non-reactive/negative ? Orasure Oral swab HIV Antibody test at the week 25 mark ? non-reactive/negative ? Blood draw HIV ELISA test by my GP (Quest), private... Read more »