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6 Month Extended Window Period

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3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »

Does window period for HIV extend when simulatenously exposed to Hep

Dr. Douglas, I am confused when is 3 months valid or 6 months valid for the window period for HIV.... Read more »

EXTENDED WINDOW PERIOD

You say that 99% of all people infected with HIV will seroconvert within 6 months. I was tested... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Viramune XR (Nevirapine) 400 mg Extended Release Tablet

On March 25, 2011, FDA approved Viramune XR (nevirapine) 400 mg extended release tablet. Viramune XR is indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. The approval is based on one... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Once-Daily "Extended" Formulation of Nevirapine Holds Up Well in 48-Week Study Results

A once-daily, extended-release form of Viramune (nevirapine) in development appears to be as safe and effective as the twice-daily, immediate-release form currently on the market, according to 48-week study results presented at ICAAC 2010. Viramune... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: AIDS Emergency Period Extended

Zimbabwe has extended the declaration of emergency on HIV/AIDS by a further five years, according to the Government Gazette, quoting Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Patrick Chinamasa. "The Minister hereby declares an emergency for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Congress Extends Funding for Abstinence Education

On Wednesday, House members voted 291-126 to extend for three months Title V Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) funding. The program lapsed June 30 after the House failed to act on the measure, which is tied with the Transitional Medical... Read more »
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WINDOW PERIOD ACCORDING TO NY HEALTH 1 MONTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/aids/facts/questions/testing.htm


CHECK THIS OUT , IT SAYS MOST WILL BE TESTED POSITIVE WITHIN 1 MONTH OR SOONER. IS THAT FOR REAL OR A TYPO !!!!!

How soon after exposure can HIV infection be... Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
the vaccines extend the period of window? it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
Some more info Ive gathered about the window period. From hivinsite.com, the body.com and hopkins-aids. Opinions from various doctors, Judith Feinberg, Mark Holodny and Joel Gallant.
Remember, most countries say 3 months. The CDC its extra cautios... Read more »

Which test will be more reliable ? Is the window period 3 months ( 84 days) or 6 months ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
Which test is the most reliable test ? And what is the window period - 3 months or 6 months ? Does symptoms - fatigue,rash diarrhea goes on for a long time ? Read more »