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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 »

did antibiotic delay the window period

i was diagnose with chlamydia and hsv1&2. i was given a shot of pennicilin and oral medicine of... Read more »

the great window period debate

Dear Dr Holodniy,There seems to be some discord in the HIV community about the current status of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
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The AIDS Theatre Project

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Launches New Funding Model, Says $1.9 Billion Available During Transition Period

"The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria [on Thursday] launched a new funding model that allows it to invest more strategically, achieve greater impact, and engage implementers and partners more effectively," a Global Fund press... Read more »
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And the window period debate goes on!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply


the great window period debate.....
By Joel E. Gallant, M.D., M.P.H. (29-Jul-1998)


Dear Dr. Gallant,

There seems to be some discord in the HIV community about the current status of the window period. The CDC says 6 months. The GMHC says 3 months.... Read more »

Hopkins / Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Found the following post this morning on the window period. It's from Dr. Gallant from around 1999 or 1998. The question is about blood transfusions, but his answer is more about the window period.

Q: Having a relative who received a blood... Read more »

So truly when is the window period?? PLEASE COMMENT

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
I apologize in advanced for making this long, I am just concerned and looking for an intellegent answer.I always read something different everytime about the window period of testing. When is the true window peroid? Can someone please shed light on... Read more »

Skeptical about window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
About the window period...I am skeptical of the current party
line, that the window period for becoming antibody-positive is
six months max. I had sex with someone in Sept 96, and within two
days became feverish and fluey. Fever 101 lasted six... Read more »