Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Why Small Number Of Hiv Infected Don't Produce Antibodies

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...WB, so the few labs that use it can get results to the patient more quickly. Rapid Tests for HIV Rapid testing for HIV has become one of the most prominent ways that people receive HIV tests today. In as little as 20 minutes, you can find out your HIV status. Rapid tests work similarly to traditional HIV test: they look for antibodies to HIV, not the virus itself. Most commonly, a rapid test is adminestered by sampling the oral mucosa...
Ask the Experts

non-existence of hiv? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dear Doctor Robert Frascino,I am hiv positive since 2004 and am doing just fine. No coinfections, mild side effects (fatigue mostly), no oportunistic infections, cd 4 cell count of 714, viral load undetected since the i begun taking antiretrovirals....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is. What you've been reading is called "AIDS Denialism" and I've discussed it many times in this forum. I'll reprint below a small sample of what you can find in the archives. Have a look.Dr. BobAIDS: The Biggest Controversy of the Century...... Read more »

Aids Dissident (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

I am currently undergoing tests for HIV post exposure. I am also trying to start a non for profit organization. To keep a long story short the graphic designer I am using to create logo is also gay and has told me there there is no reason to test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reality.Check out www.AIDSTruth.org for the scientific proof that debunks the denialist's mythology. I'll also reprint below a small sample of what you can find in the archives of this forum.Knowledge is power. Enlighten your graphic designer if... Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reality.Check out www.AIDSTruth.org for the scientific proof that debunks the denialist's mythology. I'll also reprint below a small sample of what you can find in the archives of this forum.Knowledge is power. Enlighten your graphic designer if... Read more »

$100 QTND- I came to the point where I don't want to wake up in the morning-

If a person who is HIV+ open mouth kisses someone AND has a big cut on their lip, can this contract HIV to the Negative HIV person.I can't eat, sleep or even work, I don't want to wake up in the morning. I kissed this HIV+ gay man (I am a woman) for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person using it had spit into it and had blood in their mouth is there more of a risk? Even though it wasn't used for at least 20 minutes? Also, I have a small rash, which my parent think is a heat rash, and a sore throat and a few bumps on my... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...antibodies even though you have not actually had the disease. This is why the expression "vaccinated against" some disease (e.g., smallpox) is used. Neutrophils Neutrophils are another type of white blood cell. They are made in the bone marrow.... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...percent. Some antibody tests take a few days for results, but rapid tests are also available that can give results in about 20 minutes. All positive rapid tests must be followed by the Western Blot to confirm the results. Results of this... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

On the Trail of a Vaccine

...look at the $420 million spent on developing an AIDS vaccine in both the public and private sectors, it is still relatively small given the horrific impact of this epidemic. That may sound large to some people but -- and living in Los Angeles,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is Participating in Vaccine Clinical Trials Worth the Risk?

...be fighting it off and turning them into deadly helpers. Its identity is hard to isolate and fight because unlike the flu or small pox, the HIV virus is unstable and its identity changes as it spreads. This makes developing a vaccine particularly... Read more »
Connect With Others

New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...The Real-Time Immuno-PCR test combines parts of traditional antibody testing with polymerase chain reaction, which "amplifies" small amounts of the virus. Currently, most viral load tests can identify 50 copies of HIV; however, the new test can... Read more »

Antibodies with out without symptoms? Jackie?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you think you are a late converter say you got your test back and are doubting your results. So your results show negative no antibodies. Hypothetically if this person is by some rare anomaly positive. Is it more likely that this person would... Read more »

Testing and Window Periods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...western blot to confirm. I found that to be interesting. The bottom line is that your body produces an enormous amount of antibodies in 4-8 weeks. In fact, antibody production, on average, is maxed out at 9 weeks. Trust the tests. And don't... Read more »

CDC Window Conservative ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know the statistics/reason of why the CDC goes with a 13-week testing window and other governments / institutions go with a 6-week window (Thailand, France, some US states, etc ). Read more »