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Hepatitis Vaccine Hiv 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 »

How soon should I test for Hep B?/ Window Period for Hepatitis?

Question #1: How soon should I test for Hep B?Recently the condom broke when I was performing... Read more »

Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD)

Dr. Frascino:Many apologies if I am repetitive. To make things easier, if you want to refer me to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine Decreases Hepatitis B Incidence in Cohort of Drug Users

Recent research from Italy showed that the incidence of hepatitis B infection decreased, due to anti-HBV vaccination, in a cohort of drug users followed over 15 years. "In the Western world," the scientists wrote, "the population at the highest risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Rates of Hepatitis Screening and Vaccination of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

Due to similar behavioral risk factors for the two infections, HIV-positive men who have sex with men are at increased risk of viral hepatitis. The authors of the current study set out to assess adherence to HIV management guidelines that recommend... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Hepatitis A and B Vaccination as a Paradigm for Effective HIV Vaccine Delivery

"An understanding of vaccine acceptance and uptake is imperative for successful vaccination of populations that will be primary targets for vaccination after a vaccine against HIV is developed and ready for dissemination," researchers wrote. In the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins,... Read more »
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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 »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »

window period

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
there has been so much info going on this board about hiv seroconversion and people get confused from info on different sites on the web. dr. bob does a nice job of explaing this i found this an interesting answer from dr. bob on this site.... Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HIV Antibody Assays

HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
Published September 2001
Niel Constantine, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Early Detection and the Window Period
Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but... Read more »