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Why Would They Have You Do Another Hiv Test If They Say You Were Still In The Window

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Conclusive Evidence Regarding PEP and the Window Period for HIV Testing?

I have read conflicting opinions regarding whether PEP extends the "window period" for HIV antibodies to appear. Is there any conclusive research? It seems reasonable that if PEP slows the replication HIV, it would take the immune system longer to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system's ability to produce anti-HIV antibodies. This is a completely separate process. If you follow the recommended post-PEP HIV testing guidelines, your results will be completely reliable and accurate! It really is just that... Read more »

HIV Testing and Window period

How long is the window period before testing positive for HIV? Does the HIV tests performed when... Read more »

Home tests; HIV1 and HIV2; Window Period

Hi Rick, I am hoping that you will response to my question because this situation is driving me... Read more »
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PRI's "The World" Profiles Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS in Iran and Malawi

...testing, no-charge condoms and a needle-exchange program (Werman, "The World," PRI, 9/22). According to Aresh Alaei, the first HIV diagnosis in Iran occurred in 1986 with a case of hemophilia, and the country did not launch pilot projects to... Read more »
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New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...already have newer tests it is called the 3rd generation and even the 4th Generation. Your information is old and outdated. New HIV Test 25 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests, Study Says June 15, 2004 A new HIV test that identifies "tiny... Read more »

MASSACHUSSETTS WINDOW PERIOD 6 WEEKS CONCLUSIVE!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Bureau 1 A Guide to HIV Counseling and Testing Take control of your health. Know your status. Get tested. What is the HIV test? The HIV test can be either a blood test or an oral test (which tests the cells from the lining of your... Read more »

HIV Tests/Undetectable

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."undetectable" status?? If someone's condition is made "undetectable" through drug therapy will they still test hiv-pos on a routine hiv test or will the test hiv-neg because of their "undetectable" condition???? Comments??? Read more »

window

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...immune system builds up as a result of HIV infection. This is important to know because there is a period of time called the Window Period in which someone who is HIV positive will not receive a positive result. ... Read more »