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What Is The Incubation Period For The Disease AIDS

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Incubation period for HIV.

Is there an incubation period for HIV?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes-- usually on the order of 10-21 days.... Read more »

can HCV shorten HIV incubation period?

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incubation period for HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya, UN Warn Crisis Risks Incubating New AIDS Infections

On Thursday, officials with the UN and Kenya's National AIDS Control Program warned that ongoing unrest in the nation could prompt a new wave of HIV infections, threatening to erase the progress achieved so far. Of the 300,000 displaced Kenyans,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Aims to Raise $15 Billion to Fight Infectious Diseases in 2014-2016 Period

"The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has set the target of raising $15 billion to help countries fight the three infectious diseases in the 2014-2016 period, its Executive Director Mark Dybul said ... on Monday," Xinhua reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Patients Face Periodic Shortages of Drugs, Hampering Treatment

Kenyan HIV patients have faced periodic shortages of critical drugs over the past six months, hampering their treatment and threatening to create drug-resistant strains of the virus, an advocacy group said Tuesday. Those few patients who can afford... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida Anti-AIDS Activists Target Disparities: Messages Tailored to Blacks, Others Battle Stigma of Disease

In Florida, health officials are tailoring HIV/AIDS awareness messages toward the high-risk groups that continue to be disproportionately affected. According to 2005 data from the Florida Department of Health (FDH), blacks comprised 15 percent of... Read more »
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Incubation period

Posted by Anonymous
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much.

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HIV can incubate ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a friend who insists that he was told by an AIDS center that HIV can incubate for up to a year before you test HIV+....is this true? I told him no, but he insists that it is a true fact... Read more »

missed menstraul period

Posted by Anonymous
Is this a symptom of recent hiv infection? I missed mine 3 months after a possible exposure and read that this a symptom of hiv infection, is this true? I tested for pregnancy and it was negative. Jackie, somebody please answer. My exposure was... Read more »

Old Gallant Posts on Window Period 1996-97

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
excuse me am I missing something???

Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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