Does Hiv 3 Months Window Mean 12 Week Or 13 Week

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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
...and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club in SF. I received an uprotected blowjob and did rapid test bout 14 weeks after the exposure which was negative. Can I take this as conclusive and do a woohooo? I see in some of your answers... Read more »

Why do you tell some people 3 months and others 6?

I was reading through archives, and I notice that you infrom people that 3 month tests are... Read more »

confused,pls enlighten! (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS)

Hi Studly(ok Dr.Studly.) I tested negative at 2,3,4,9 and 13 weeks for unprotected vaginal sex with... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...Engl J Med 1997;336:1072-8 Wira CR, Fahey JV. A new strategy to understand how HIV infects women: identification of a window of vulnerability during the menstrual cycle. Aids 2008;22:1909-17 Padian NS, van der Straten A, Ramjee... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
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