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Period Blood Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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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
...eposure at a strip club in SF. I received an uprotected blowjob and did rapid test bout 14 weeks after the exposure which was negative. Can I take this as conclusive and do a woohooo? I see in some of your answers you say test at 3 and 6 months.... Read more »

Positive Elisa/ Negative Western Blot

I have read other reader's responses and mine is different so I wanted to ask. I am 21 and I am 12... Read more »

HIV RISK AFTER 6 MONTHS FROM A NEGETIVE TEST

I sincerely need your help. Because I am worried very much. Because. I had posted a question in... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during pregnancy can lower the chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...mins of hell, even though my dotor the day before told me that w. my results of thoses testes i'm in the clear. She told me I RULED OUT HIV because it' will interfere with your blood cells. Ihave never done an ELISA, just rapid oraquick test. ... Read more »

Help!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...check your white blood cells when you go to get tested ? do they do a rapid test to ? and if you say test poz on the ELisa but negative on the blot then negative again on the Elisa will they tell you ? Read more »

Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test? Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...majority." So, if the p24 antigen test miss the window, would elisa pick up the antibody since the current generation of the elisa assay is ultra sensitive?? In the past, you have also indicated that p24 antigen will not disappear unless antibody... Read more »