Acute Retroviral Syndrome. Dr. Jennifer Veltman. Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS). Definitions Epidemiology Basic course of Primary HIV Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment. What is Acute Retroviral Syndrome???. Definitions:.
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Acute HIV Infection: Phase of HIV disease immediately after infection during which the initial burst of viremia in newly infected patients occurs: anti-HIV antibodies are undetectable at this time, while HIV RNA or p24 antigen are present.
Recent Infection: considered the phase up to 6 months after infected during which anti-HIV antibodies are detectable.
Early HIV: either acute or recent HIV infection
Acute retroviral syndrome: patient w/ acute HIV infection w/ symptoms.
What are the most common signs/ symptoms in Acute Retroviral Syndrome?
What are the Pros of treating patients during Acute Antiretroviral Syndrome?
What are the Cons of treating patients during Acute Antiretroviral Syndrome?
How do you diagnosis Acute Retroviral Syndrome?
When are HIV patients the most infectious?
What is the window period?
Window period signs/symptoms?