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Hiv Dormancy Period

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Interleukin-7 Protein Able to Flush Some HIV Strains Out of Dormancy, Study Says

An immune system protein called interleukin-7 can bring some HIV strains "out of hiding," and a combination of different types of interleukins and antiretroviral drugs might be able to "eradicate the virus," according to a study published in the... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

American Academy of HIV Medicine Launches 2006 HIV SpecialistTM Credentialing Exam Period

Washington, D.C. -- The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) has launched its 2006 credentialing exam period. Applications for the 2006 credentialing exam will be accepted June 1 - July 31, 2006; the exam will be available to qualifying... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening to create drug-resistant strains of the virus, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Those few patients who can afford... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hepatitis dormancy

dear doctors,is it true that the hepatitis virus can remain dormant for upto 10 years after an exposure?thank you for your time...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
I'm not sure which hepatitis virus you are talking about. HBV and HCV can be present in the carrier state for many years without a person having symptoms. However, simple blood tests can determine whether a person is infected with either of... 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. 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 »

Slightly Different PEP Window Period Question (Will Donate!) (PEP AND THE HIV SEROCONVERSION WINDOW PERIOD, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob, kudos to you and the great service you provide. Being in the midst of a labyrinthine and hellish psychological trap, here's hoping you can shed some light on a question regarding PEP and window periods. The recommendation for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Concerns about PEP extending the HIV seroconversion window are blown way out of proportion. There is no sound scientific evidence that I am aware of that proves (or even suggests) that PEP actually increases the HIV seroconversion window! The... Read more »

unprotected sex during menstruation period (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2011) (USE TERM "CLEAN" TO DESCRIBE HIV NEGATIVE, 2011)

I and my wife are clean from HIV and STDs.but one day i had unprotected sex with my wife.my question is,can i possibly infected with HIV?can HIV be created during this activity? because my semen and her menstrual blood mixed together during our sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You are wondering if HIV can be "created" when two HIV-negative folks have unprotected sex??? WOWZA. Were you perchance home-schooled? Excuse me for asking but exactly where have you been for the past 30 years of the AIDS pandemic?... Read more »
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Window Period, PERIOD!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There seems to be one VERY important factor that is left out of the equation when the issue of the window period is discussed. Everybody is talking about how many people have been studied to come up with this window period; and then there are the... Read more »

What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...progression to AIDS? Read more »

Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed up the process of your body to generate anti bodies... Read more »

who appovred window period for hiv

Posted by nomoreworry4me
cdc or fda appoved window period . dont they really have to make sure they know what they are talking about before telling people about window period to cover lawsults Read more »