What Is The Average Time To Test Positive For Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, I agree, you are indeed confused. You are wondering if you infected your partner; however, you've tested negative to date, had no symptoms suggestive of HIV and have been placed on PEP (beginning treatment far beyond the recommended... Read more »
Stanford University, School of Medicine1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position of the US FDA has been up... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThanks for your question.It is true that the height of the viral load usually correlates negatively with the drop in CD4 count. That means that the higher the viral load the more rapid the drop in CD4 count. This situation can remain stable over... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineOn average it takes about 8-12 weeks, although it may take as along as 6 months.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAs you all can see the average for positive test is 10-14 days before they said 21 or 25 days. Info from John Hopkins medical management of HIV 2001.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with newer... Read more »
Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 3 RepliesI was just wondering, if the "average" person test + at 25 days, and ARS usually occurs between 2-4 weeks from exposure -- then some of those people could be experiencing ARS "while" testing positive?
Also, on some "common symptoms listings of ARS... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe information that "the average time to test accurately for hiv antibodies is 25 days" is grossly outdated. So, let us not go into lengthy definition about the meaning of average. Most doctors, lab technicians and experts say that by 4 weeks, most... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI've read that the average time for seroconversion is 25 days after infection. If you recall from school, to get an average you add up all the scores and then divide by the number of scores. Well we know that there are some people who take longer... Read more »
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