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Hiv Hepatitis Coinfection Extend Window

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window period for hiv/hepatitis

Dear Carol, I have a 179 day(after exposure) neg antibody test for hiv and a 195 day (after the same exposure)neg antibody test for hep b/hep c. Is this long enough to wait for a conclusive answer? I would like to stop testing and worrying...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Hi, The usual period for both hepatitis and HIV exposure to show signs and reveal a positive antibody test are usually 90 days. The viral load test for both of these infections Read more »

Acute Hepatitis post window period/sero conversion

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Taking Medications while testing for HIV and Hepatitis

Hello Dr, I promise i will donate to the organization. I got tested for HIV and Hepatitis C and... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Spike in Hepatitis C Cases Raises HIV Fears

... The relatively high number of hepatitis C cases in central Vancouver Island could be a sign that an increase in HIV is on the way, said Dr. Lorna Medd, medical health officer with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA). Central Vancouver Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
...to develop and you are using other tests than Antibodys. Hepatitis is a liver infection so you will have the virus there AND HIV virus is spread in the hole body for example brain, lymphnodes etc and because of that you have a problem to stop the... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...about a questions posed to "Dr. Santana" in the ask the experts section (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SpanishTreatment/Archive/LaPrueba/Q172788.html). Here the good doctor advises that if co infected with hepatitis, he recommends TESTING... Read more »

hepatitis window peroid.

Posted by Anonymous
...Does hepatitis have a window period like hiv does? Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...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 NEGATIVE? Read more »