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Does The Flu Vaccine Increase The 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 »

flu vaccine-transient increase in viral load

hi,I've searched wether to get the Flu vaccine, and feel fairly confident I should get one,... Read more »

Will this surgery affect the hiv window period??

Hi I had a recent surgery on Dec. 23, 2011, called endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) which... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of South Florida Studies Flu Vaccine, HIV

At several dozen sites across the nation, researchers will examine whether a higher dose of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine elicits a protective immune response in pregnant women, children, and young adults with HIV. The University of South Florida... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

H1N1 Cases Still Increasing in Many Countries; WHO to Begin Shipping Donated Vaccines Within Weeks

With many countries continuing to report a growing number of H1N1 (swine flu) cases, Keiji Fukuda, special adviser to the WHO director general on pandemic influenza, said Thursday it was too early to declare the pandemic over, the Washington Post ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update on Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines

On September 15, 2009, four influenza vaccine manufacturers received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for use of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent influenza vaccines in the prevention of influenza caused by the 2009 pandemic influenza... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oct. 30, 2009 -- Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing

Audio recording (MP3) ACIP H1N1 Vaccination Recommendations for Priority Groups (PDF) NOTE: This is a rough, unedited transcript and transcription errors may appear . Operator: Welcome and thank you all for standing... 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 »

Stress and Testing Negative after window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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New York Times Syndicate
Lyrysa Smith
January 24, 2002

Humans have always had stress. But today's stress is particularly detrimental to the... 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 »

Window Period

Posted by Niklas20, 1 Reply
I dont understand this about the Window Period because in sweden we have 6-12Weeks and after 12 weeks we are saying that the test is 99.9% safe and no need for new test, what I have heard Sweden have studied people with a knowed or peoples that have... Read more »