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When Does Serum Conversion Happen In Hiv

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Indonesia HIV-Late serro conversion question

hello Doctor,i'm 23 years old male from indonesia. i've been exposed to hiv risk by giving head to stranger guy for about less than 5 minutes and no ejaculation( happened on dec 23 2011 )..about 92 days later (on march 24 2012 ), i took...
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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. The likelihood of you have HIV from this experience is very very small. The blood work that you had is accurate. Your question number 2 this would not delay the results of your test and so I do... Read more »

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Hi, I work in a lab and came across a serum sample of an hiv patient, without realising, wearing no... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had my 24 week hiv test and was neg.Still having many symptoms,I was reading that co-infection with hepc c could delay antibodies,i know hepc is hard to transmit sexually but can happen.If this did occur would this delay both virus's and if... Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous
Dear freinds, anyone knows the different between the serology test like herpes IgG and chlamydia IgG and ELISA HIV test. The accuracy and sensitivty should be much different. I have a late conversion of chlamydia but with a different test ( ELISA... Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear guy, here is my situation. I just test 17 weeks hiv -ve. However, the chlamydia and herpes 1&2 all turn positive. The result of my 3 months test are -ve chlamydia and positive herpes 1. Hiv also -ve in 3 months. My doctor said I might be... Read more »

conversion question

Posted by Anonymous
ok, is ARS and conversion illness the same thing? i mean don't they happen at the same time cause when u start gettin sick from ARS that means your body's converting right? and it happens, within 2-4 weeks not 10 11 12 or 13 weeks. heres my problem.... Read more »