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Vaccine Effects On Window Period

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window period

Hello Doc I have been a regular visitor to your forum and been folowing all the responses and archives in my window period.I was convinced that the encounter i had unprotected for oral and protected for vaginal with a sex worker. This entire...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Regular Visitor to the Forum,You are not alone. We have lots of folks who view the forum from their window (periods). Your overall HIV risk is minimal at best. Your seven-week negative test is encouraging, but not definitive. Your symptoms... Read more »

I just came back from Iraq and worried

When I came back from Iraq, my friends and I decided to go visit a place where lots of sex... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Quest for an Effective HIV Vaccine Presents New Possibilities, Challenges

...the immunized individual? Might people immunized with T-cell vaccines before HIV exposure remain disease-free for a prolonged period once they are infected? Additionally, T-cell vaccines may reduce secondary HIV transmission if they can help the... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV Vaccine Trial Lessons: What Researchers Learned From the STEP Study's Failure and the RV144 ("Thai") Study's Success

...we could call this session "A Tale of Two Vaccines." As you are all aware, over the last five years there have been two major vaccine products that have been tested in efficacy trials. Approximately two years ago, one of those vaccine trials was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Shows Long-Term Efficacy

...that this window of protection (against infection with HPV-16/18) is at least six years," and immunogenicity data suggest "the period of protection might be much longer," Dr. Gary M. Clifford of the International Agency for Research on Cancer... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Stimulating Vaccine Development:

...is very important; there is only a limited window of opportunity in which to most successfully intervene. "There is a finite period, an interval that must occur, between immunization and the time that antibody can be transferred through the... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...the vaccines extend the period of window? it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...infections occurring. Incidence estimates are most often calculated by testing a cohort of individuals at two different time periods and observing the number of new infections. As is easily understood, this strategy is difficult due to the need... Read more »

window period

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...repeat testing should be done at three or more months to rule out the possibility of a false-negative result within the window period. If the ELISA test is negative at three months or more after an exposure, the individual is extremely likely to... Read more »

Stress and Testing Negative after window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...which push the body into a hyped-up state - the ancient ``fight or flight'' response. When cortisol levels fly high for extended periods of time, there's no relaxing, no sound sleeping and the prolonged tension causes headaches, irritability,... Read more »