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Hiv Window Period Update

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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 »

HIV-2 prevalence and window period

Hello Dr. Bob -Saturday will be 12 weeks from my potential exposure and heading in on Monday for my... 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 »

HIV Antiretrovirals in Development: An Update From ICAAC 2009

Table of Contents Introduction GS-9350, a New Booster, Holds Its Own Against Ritonavir When Paired With Atazanavir New Data on Vicriviroc Affirm Safety, Efficacy at 96 Weeks PRO 140: How Long Can a Single Intravenous Dose Retain Antiviral... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Research Update: What Ever Happened to the Thai HIV Vaccine?

In 2009, it was announced that the first successful HIV vaccine, the Thai vaccine, had been identified. At the time, this news was greeted with both excitement and skepticism, but we haven't heard much about it since. What happened to the vaccine?... Read more »
Project Inform

Update on Experimental Antiretrovirals

Researchers, doctors and treatment activists often use the term pipeline to refer to the collection of all experimental HIV drugs currently being developed. The 2007 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), held in Los... Read more »
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HIV2 window update?

Posted by still_have_hope, 1 Reply

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 after 25days) only for HIV1 or 2... Read more »

Stupid ass fucking window period!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by dontbelieveit, 4 Replies
Just got off the phone with the HIV hotline. Now their telling me that if you have a known exposure with someone you know have HIV, the window period is six months. They say if you have mutliple exposures, your body builds up an immunity and makes... Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HIV Antibody Assays

HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
Published September 2001
Niel Constantine, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Early Detection and the Window Period
Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but... Read more »

Info about the 3 month window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Im gonna post this info I gathered from this site This info is updated and have other links.

Definition of HIV "Window Period"
Has Changed

Based upon a clearer understanding of current scientific and clinical data, the Departments of Health... Read more »