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Vaccine Effects On Window Period

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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
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »

Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD)

Dr. Frascino:Many apologies if I am repetitive. To make things easier, if you want to refer me to... Read more »
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The Quest for an Effective HIV Vaccine Presents New Possibilities, Challenges

A vaccine that prevents HIV infection remains an important goal in the fight against AIDS, but the current top HIV vaccine candidates may not work in this way, say scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: Vaccine Tackles Virus, but Sparks Controversy

While most new vaccines typically raise questions about effectiveness and side effects, Merck & Co.'s newly approved Gardasil is fostering debate over the message it sends about sex. Gardasil protects against HPV, an STD that infects more than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Vaccine Effects May Wear Off, Researchers Say

An AIDS vaccine candidate previously reported to have partial efficacy may have been most useful during a short timeframe, researchers announced Thursday at the 17th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in San Francisco. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Examines Potential Effect of Buffett Donation to Gates Foundation on HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research

The San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday examined the effect that Berkshire Hathaway Chair Warren Buffett's donation to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation could have on HIV/AIDS vaccine research, as well as the challenges of developing... 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 vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE... Read more »

Stress and Testing Negative after window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply



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Posted by Niklas20, 1 Reply
I dont understand this about the Window Period because in sweden we have 6-12Weeks and after 12 weeks we are saying that the test is 99.9% safe and no need for new test, what I have heard Sweden have studied people with a knowed or peoples that have... Read more »