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When Do Hiv Antibodies Form

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Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be present in the drinkers body. Also have chronic hep b Any chance this could cause a false positive HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Ingesting golden showers, even in large quantities, from an HIV-positive buddy would not affect the results of your HIV-antibody test. Generally speaking chronic hepatitis B would not cause false-positive HIV-antibody tests. It's worth noting... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be... Read more »

Is the PCR qual test conclusive after 2 months?

Is the PCR-qual test conclusive regarding one's HIV status after 2 months of a risky incident? Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...York and California, and retrospective examination of frozen blood samples from a U.S. cohort of gay men showed the presence of HIV antibodies as early as 1978, but not before then. Subsequently, in every region, country and city where AIDS has... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...management of acute HIV infection, see Diagnosis and Management of Acute HIV Infection . A. Antibody Tests Detection of HIV antibodies is the most common method for the diagnosis of HIV infection in adults and children >18 months old.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...Immune Stimulators These are designed to improve overall immune function. Interferon exists in the body in several forms. Hemispherx Biopharma is testing Alferon , a form of interferon, in Phase II and Phase III trials. It is supposed... Read more »
California Institute of Technology

Caltech Scientists Show Why Anti-HIV Antibodies Are Ineffective at Blocking Infection

...researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), it's at least partly due to the fact that our body's natural HIV antibodies simply don't have a long enough reach to effectively neutralize the viruses they are meant to target.... Read more »
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ACNE BLOOD HIV TESTING OKAY?

Posted by WorriedinVegas
...undergo stereoconversion, would the antibodies have shown up in the blood from acne as well? Or would the plug have prevented hiv antibodies from forming in the acne or near acne. Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...occurred. For the diagnosis to be correct, however, detection depends on the use of tests that are effective in identifying HIV antibodies, and not antibodies directed to other infectious agents that may be antigenically similar. Antigens used in... Read more »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
...Hello: I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest Read more »

Healthy vs. non-healthy.

Posted by nonamegirl, 2 Replies
...Just a simple question. Would a person who was healthy, with a strong immune system produce HIV antibodies sooner than someone who was unhealthy, with a weakened immune system? I know it's different for everyone. But generally speaking. Read more »