When Does Time Of Serum Conversion Happen In Hiv
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Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI see that you have asked this question to several experts and through various forums. I will attempt to answer all the questions you have submitted.Yes, there is a difference between serum and plasma HIV viral load (VL). The HIV VL in serum is... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThere is a little more data in HIV/HCV coinfected patients now on use of serum based blood tests. These tests, in general, are better at predicting who has mild disease and who has advanced disease. They are not as good at predicting people in the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello!Congratulations! You've tested negative beyond the 6-month period. You're negative! No, you certainly do not need any additional testing. In fact, you've had way too much testing already! A 3-month test, based on the type of... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThis refers to the time when someone is infected with a virus for example, but antibodys have not developed yet and/or can't be detected in the serum by standard assays. When the antibodies develop, you "convert" your status to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousok, 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieshi -
i just got back my test results and they are negative.
i tested at 24 weeks - 6 months.
i know i have unrealistic fears now that i see i am still negative after my 3 and 6 month test but is there ANY chance i could serocovert after 24 weeks with... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesok i gotta question, i have read when u get the ARS u get common symptoms and really can't tell it apart from any other viral infection and it occurs from 2-4 weeks after exposure. ok i have read that u get swollen glands, night sweats, fatigue,... Read more »
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