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Percentage Of Hiv Tests In The Window Period

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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 »

HIV Testing and Window period

How long is the window period before testing positive for HIV? Does the HIV tests performed when... Read more »

Home tests; HIV1 and HIV2; Window Period

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...symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? The CDC estimates that about 21% of HIV-positive people do not know... Read more »
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Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

... References Consultants Membership List, November 2005 CDC, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing in Health-Care Settings Project The material in this report originated in the National Center for... Read more »
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MASSACHUSSETTS WINDOW PERIOD 6 WEEKS CONCLUSIVE!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Bureau 1 A Guide to HIV Counseling and Testing Take control of your health. Know your status. Get tested. What is the HIV test? The HIV test can be either a blood test or an oral test (which tests the cells from the lining of your... Read more »

Window period percentage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Here's the fact's on the window period 1 month - 50% 2 months-80% 3 months-97% 4 months->98% 5 months->99% 6 months->99.99% These are the facts, except them Read more »

Looks like window period may be reduced to 6 weeks

Posted by Anonymous
... Directly from Who.org Testing for HIV antibodies Tests for HIV detect the presence of antibodies to HIV, not the virus itself. Although these tests are very sensitive, there is a "window period. Read more »

Any experts! Cortisone during window period!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Will the use of Cortisone during the window period(3-6 weeks) affect the human body in producing detectable anti bodies for the Hiv tests to detect? Read more »