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Maximum Window Period For Hiv Testing

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Window Period !! Maximum Duration ?

Madam,I am 40 year old male. 5 CMIA test till date till the beginning of sixth month after exposure with a high risk prostitute. Have had negative ANA,CRP, HCV, HBV, negative RNA at three and half months,negative western blot in the beginning of 6th...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereWith a negative HIV RNA at 3 and a half months and a negative western blot at 6 months I feel confident that your symptoms are not the result of HIV infection. Consideration of another cause of your symptoms would be warranted and... 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 »
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Proyecto Inform

TLC+: Best Practices to Implement Enhanced HIV Test, Link-to-Care, Plus Treat (TLC-Plus) Strategies in Four U.S. Cities

Table of Contents Introduction Where TLC-Plus Is Working Components of Successful TLC-Plus Programs Funding Cost Effectiveness Sharing of Electronic Medical Records Discussion Acknowledgements References Introduction ... Read more »
Project Inform

The Rationale for TLC+, and Project Inform's Position on When to Start HIV Treatment

Project Inform appreciates the opportunity to respond to recent blogs and other conversations that expressed concerns about Testing & Linkage to Care Plus (TLC+) and a related Project Inform position paper on when we believe HIV-positive people... Read more »
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 researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Workshop: Testing and Linkage to Care Plus (TLC+): Implications for Women and Families

This workshop focused on increasing understanding of TLC+, the term, the term's history, and the NIH research study, while sparking discussion on implications in the community and the role of TLC+. In his presentation, Walt Senterfit,... Read more »
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CDC window period have u are tested in the window

Posted by nomoreworry4me
The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the virus and can be used in screening the blood supply and for >detection of rare... Read more »

HIV Test window period

Posted by Ram83, 1 Reply
What is the window period of 3rd Generation HIV Antibody test by CMIA method? Many places its saying 3 months, but some of the doctors mentioning HIV antibody test must be conclusive after 6 months.
Which one is true. Which people seroconverted so... Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

Hiv window period for testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
Hi I was at risk and I had two exposers within same months from raped but all my testing negative my gf she is neg and I was corcern about will she miss up my testing period . I been tested from two weeks two 19 months negative
I have did few hiv... Read more »