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Hiv Appears Within 6 Month Period

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6 months 'window period' if HIV exposure confirmed??

Dear doctor BobFirstly thank you for doing a fantastic job for so many people in difficult situations, (incl my own BF) - truely remarkable and the humour and wit amazing... :-)My wonderful BF was diagnozed positive middle of April, and we have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Casper,Yes, if your three-month HIV-antibody test is negative, the current testing guidelines recommend a repeat HIV-antibody test at the six-month mark for folks Read more »

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. ... Read more »

what is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?

Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure at a strip club... Read more »
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Training Guide for the CDC Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I read a previous post regarding the CDC's recommendation regarding the window period. It is clearly written in there training manual that all people infected will have a positive test within 4-6 weeks. Only in Read more »

WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.who.int/diagnostics_laboratory/faq/window_period/en/index.html Window period What is the "window-period" and how long is it? This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the... Read more »

3 months windows period is a myth!!

Posted by bura, 5 Replies
...Just want to inform you that I am HIV positive! i've got scars on my arms.....it is like when we took BCG. It is fresh and it is red in color. Tomorrow going to the Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...Some more info Ive gathered about the window period. From hivinsite.com, the body.com and hopkins-aids. Opinions from various doctors, Judith Feinberg, Mark Holodny and Joel Gallant. Remember, Read more »