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White Discharge During 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/Value of Viral Load test and ELISA at 8 weeks

Had an unsafe oral experience toward the end of February, came down with Shingles March 1 and sore... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Action Council

Congress Passes New Continuing Resolution; Ryan White, HOPWA And AIDS etc's Included in CR; President Clinton To Sign Department of Defense Authorization Bill -- Servicemembers Face Discharge

Continuing Resolution: Congress has passed a new Continuing Resolution (H.R.2880) which extends FY 96 funding for Ryan White, HOPWA, and the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), among other programs, through March 15th. As a reminder, the... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Discharge of HIV Positive Military Possible VA HUD Conferees Appointed

The White House 202-456-1414 US Senate 202-224-3121 US House 202-225-3121 Call today! HIV and the Military House Senate Conferees continue to try to resolve their differences in the FY 1996 Defense Authorization bill. Some staff report that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

The ADAP Watch

Since the release of final FY2011 Ryan White grant awards in September 2011, including $40 million in ADAP emergency relief funding for 30 states with waiting lists or other cost-containment measures in place, some ADAPs were able to reduce the... Read more »
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Window period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Since my exposure i have mada 12 tests, the last one 133 days after, 19 weaks, now 23 weaks after i began again with my tongue white, cheilitis angular, and of course it seems the next Elisa i will made will be positive. I will write it here the... Read more »

3 month window period im the exception to the rule

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
i know i am infected i was at work today and i fainted my tongue is so white with teeth marks on the side of it my body feels so hot all of it with no sweat i feel so confused like really spaced out my my lower back is killing me and this freaking... Read more »

Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
The reason im asking is because i have been trying to get info about HTLV window period and most sites say 40 to 50 days is the average to turn positive but i have read cases of people testing far out to 4 months and comes back negative but later... Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So why do we have so many different window periods across different organizations around the world? Even within the US different states have different Window Periods. Which information can we trust? 6 weeks/ 12/13 weeks? 6 months? 12 months? Read more »