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Old 10-01-2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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what is seroconversion?

may i know what is seroconversion?

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

Its the development of antibodies to a particular antigen (infectious organism); in this case HIV. Seroconversion is a part of the immune response. When people develop antibodies to HIV, they "seroconvert" from antibody-negative to antibody-positive. In other words seroconversion has occurred. It may take from as little as 2 weeks 3 months, although most will go through sero before 6 weeks, infact 99% will. After antibodies to HIV appear in the blood, a person will test positive on antibody tests.

AS you tested negative you can be 100% sure you do not have HIV.
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Re: what is seroconversion?

i heard HCV, HBV and other diseases etc.. will cause windows period take more longer it is true? i scare i might have those diseases and affected my windows period

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

No, its not true. Only if you are a long term IV drug user, on organ transplant medication or agressive chemo can the window period be extended to 6 months but Even then its only rare for these to effect the window period.
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Re: what is seroconversion?

sorry my english is bad,is that means HCV HBV or other diseases never ever will effect the windows period?
and i dunno i get tested which generation test...there only show Anti-HIV 1&2 screening (EIA method) :non reactive and i get my result within 2 hour 30 minutes more

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

AS my post above, their are only three reasons which may effect the window period and nothing you mention will.

The generation is not important. 3 months is conclusive, you dont have HIV and really you didnt have a risk, only your mind create a risk but either way, you test has proved you dont have HIV and you dont have anything to worry about.
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Re: what is seroconversion?

thanks so much apollo, sorry...... last question i need to ask you ... even those i get my result within 2 hour 30 minutes more it also wont cause or effect my test error?

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

Yes that is fine. Their are plenty of rapid tests that give you results in 15 minutes and they are just as accurate as a blood draw test that takes 2 days. So you test is fine mate :-)
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Re: what is seroconversion?

but the test i taken is a lab test and tested at lab ..... the nurse or the worker draw my blood and i asked her can i know my result today and she said can

is a standard blood test like this to get result on 2 hour 30 minutes more is posibble?

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

Yes its fine mate. They are medical people who deal with many hiv tests every day, they know what they are doing, really you got to forget this now and mive on with your life.

You are hiv negative.
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Re: what is seroconversion?

thanks so much apollo........so, even the test result release at 2 hour 30 minutes more is a standard time for elisa test and my result is conclusive enough?

 
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Re: what is seroconversion?

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thanks so much apollo........so, even the test result release at 2 hour 30 minutes more is a standard time for elisa test and my result is conclusive enough?
stop looking for reasons that the test
was done somehow wrong for you.
that is a lost cause you will never win at.

instead of barking up that tree,you should be working
with a doctor to really find out what is going on.

hiv will not be the cause of your symptoms
good luck

 
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