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Home tests; HIV1 and HIV2; Window Period

Hi Rick, I am hoping that you will response to my question because this situation is driving me crazy. I had protected sex with a prostitute for 30 seconds until it finally dawned on me that I was not doing the right thing. 5 seconds after I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your questions.If a person tests negative for HIV-1, and it's been more than 6 months aftera possible exposure to the virus, the tests are more than 99% accurate, asgood as any Read more »

HIV1 & HIV2; Home tests; Window period

Hi Doctor, I am hoping that you will response to my question because this situation is driving me... Read more »

Does HIV-2 has the same window period as HIV-1?

Dr Holodniy:I tested both 1 and 2 negative at 16 weeks. However, much information has been given... Read more »
Articles
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 diagnosis 14 days after the initial visit, when the immunoblot turned positive for antibodies against HIV-1." "Primary HIV infections are often missed or misdiagnosed as common flu," the authors wrote, so "primary care physicians should be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pakistan's "Window of Opportunity" to Prevent HIV

...population in Pakistan, or about 85,000 people, are HIV-infected. However, as of September 2004, just 300 AIDS cases and 2,300 HIV infections were officially reported to the National AIDS Control Program. As in many countries, HIV stigma, limited... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asian Leaders Have "Window of Opportunity" to Avert HIV/AIDS Crisis, Report Says

...France-Presse reports. "Political leaders in Asia and the Pacific have a precious window of opportunity to save millions of people from HIV infection. But to succeed, they will need to drastically increase spending on AIDS and scale up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pregnancy as a Window of Opportunity for HIV Prevention: Effects of an HIV Intervention Delivered Within Prenatal Care

The study team set out to determine if "an HIV prevention program bundled with group prenatal care reduced sexually transmitted infection (STI) incidence, repeat pregnancy, sexual risk behavior and psychosocial risks." At two prenatal clinics, the... Read more »
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HIV2 window update?

Posted by still_have_hope, 1 Reply
...Hi I had risky encounter with someone who had confirmed HIV2 I would like to know if 1 HIV duo combo is conclusive for HIV2 after 90 days or is the window periodlonger for HIV2? 2 is p24 antigen (i took first test Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
Hi Folks, I hope I can explain my situation to be best of my abilities. I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to... Read more »

treatment to clamidia effect hiv window

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...hospital had treated someone for clamidia, which is antiboitics of doxycline and a shot of peniciline would this prolong the hiv window period . thankyou Read more »