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How Long Does The Hiv Virus Take To Be Detected
HIV window period : Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is estimated 9–11 days. Talk with md. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Up to 10months 4 AB+: Depending on the route and the amount of viral exposure may determine the amnt of time for ab dev. Symptoms can start as early as 2-4wks, can be vague and flu like. If with high enough suspicion, docs may choose to treat you with antiviral therapy even prior to ab+. Hiv med is so ever changing that unfort infectious dz docs best source help. Only some primary docs can keep up w. Hiv med. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for HIV to turn into full aids? And how long does it take to identify HIV and can blood test detect them both?
Blood test : Hiv disease and aids are considering same disease cause by HIV virus. It can be diagnose with blood test. Aids is advanced disease where certain infection , malignancy and lab criteria make the diagnosis of aids. Treatment is essential for both stage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure: It's uncommon to be completely cured of hepatitis b. One achievable goal is to go from having a positive hbeag to a positive hbeab ("e antigen" to "e antibody" conversion) with treatment, which means your virus is less active and less infectious. A small number of people convert from hbsag to hbsab ("surface antigen" conversion), which is about as close as you get to a cure. ...Read more
Not a routine test: The specimen was likely sent to a reference lab as it is not a commonly done test. It may take a couple of weeks, could be sooner. ...Read more
HIV: Obtaining results of pcr for viral RNA depends upon where you are, what laboratory the test is sent to, and the frequency with which they do their testing. In communities with large numbers of HIV patients this can usually be obtained within 24 hrs, but do not know how the military is handling this. The test is very rapid and should be back quickly, but with the government shutdown who knows? ...Read more
Some 2-10 days...: Exposure to STD does not mean contracting it; contracting it does not mean developing its symptoms. This fact reflects personal integrity of 2 lines of protection, i.e., external natural barrier-skin & mucosa and internal humoral immune defense. The usually timing for genital herpes to manifest is about 2-10 days after exposure. ...Read more
Weeks to months: Testing for syphillis relies on both non-specific tests that can be falsley +or - and more specific germ tests as backup. A + or rising level of a screening test is confirmed by a germ test. The most specific test is finding the germ in material from a lesion. Since transmission ~30% per contact with an infected source, a single dose of penicillin is often given as early as exposure is suspected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HIV Testing: First, there is no test that pick up HIV until it has become an infection in the whole body. This is usually between two to three weeks after an exposure and is known as viremia. The HIV RNA pcr test can be 100% accurate if the time for viremia has passed. The antibody tests, otherwise, are accurate when the human has created antibodies and this can happen from twelve to twenty-four weeks after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7-30 days or longer: Herpes infection can present in many ways. Typically ulcer will show in 7-30 days. Primary herpes is a systemic illness with fever / fatigue & usually multiple sores. Recurrent herpes in usually a small cluster of sores w/o other symptoms. Most people never get full blown primary herpes & may simply experience occasional genital discomfort or itching, & sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more
Show up?: Not sure what you mean by "show up". It may be capable of being diagnosed rapidly (within days) if a PCR for viral RNA is done on the baby's blood. Whether it will produce rapid changes in the baby's immune processes is quite variable. Antibody testing should wait for some weeks after baby is borne since they may be carrying the mother's antibodies and the time for clearance is variable. ...Read more
2 weeks to 3 months: The response time varies and may take up to three months to turn positive. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003352.htm. ...Read more
For how long the scratch is capable of transmitting hiv I mean how long it takes to not contract hiv from infected blood?
Depends on moisture: HIV is a fragile virus. It needs moisture and warmth to survive. If the scratch from an HIV + person is new and has flowing blood then it is infectious. Question is, how long before it is not infection? My view of this is that if the blood is in any way moist, then its infectious. If it is completely dry and been that way for a while, unlikely to be infectious. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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