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Conclusive Evidence Regarding PEP and the Window Period for HIV Testing?

I have read conflicting opinions regarding whether PEP extends the "window period" for HIV antibodies to appear. Is there any conclusive research? It seems reasonable that if PEP slows the replication HIV, it would take the immune system longer to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system's ability to produce anti-HIV antibodies. This is a completely separate process. If you follow the recommended post-PEP HIV testing guidelines, your results will be completely reliable and accurate! It really is just that... Read more »

sex with an hiv+ man, PEP started outside 72 hour window

Dear DR. FrascinoI recently and stupidly had unprotected sex with a man almost 2 weeks ago; it was... Read more »

Window period and PEP

Thank you Dr. Frascino for answering my previous question regarding my first (and last) unprotected... Read more »
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window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why the window period is 6 months for occupational exposures (even those not on PEP) . Does window period have anything to do with mode of transmission Read more »

PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
...had a PCR-RNA test at 35 days- NEG; no virus detected; less than 48 copies/1.7 ml Oral swab at 6 weeks- NEG Antibody blood test for HIV 1/2, HEP C, Sypillis at 8 weeks- NEG Antibody blood test for HIV 1/2, HEP C, Syphillis at 12 weeks- NEG ... Read more »

hiv from dipping? help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey. so i left a message last night that wasnt clear. sorry. basically, i had protected receptive anal sex. BUT in the very beginning we did 'dip' where he stuck it in me once for about 2 seconds and i immediately told him to pull out which he... Read more »

TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...3 month, 13 weeks, 90 days is considered conclusive with HIV testing. Wheather with Orasure, Oraquick, home Access or Blood test 13 weeks is consider conclusive. A 3rd Gen Elisa test is consider Read more »