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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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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 »

again about the window period (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS VIRAL LOAD TEST)

doci read all ur logs about window period which says that the HIV test is certain when its done... Read more »

HIV Testing window

Hello Doctor, I had flu like symptoms after vaginal sex with female who tested negative one month... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asian Leaders Have "Window of Opportunity" to Avert HIV/AIDS Crisis, Report Says

Asian leaders can avert an HIV/AIDS crisis if they act quickly to break social taboos, attack stigma, encourage prevention programs and provide access to treatment and support systems for HIV-positive people, according to an Asia Pacific Leadership... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Eliminating Written Consent for HIV Tests Might Increase Testing Rates, Research Letter Says

Eliminating written consent requirements for HIV tests might increase testing rates, according to a research letter published in the March 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association , HealthDay News/ Washington Post reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People With Access to Rapid HIV Tests More Likely to Get Tested, Collect Results, Study Says

People with access to rapid HIV tests are more likely to get tested and collect their results than people with access to traditional testing, according to a study presented this week by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the XVI... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing Programs in Zimbabwe Increasing Number of Pregnant Women Seeking Testing, Counseling, Health Minister Says

An increasing number of women in Zimbabwe are receiving HIV tests and counseling as a result of the country's provider-initiated testing and counseling programs, Minister of Health and Child Welfare David Parirenyatwa said recently, The Herald ... Read more »
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This Doctor Says 6 Month Window ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dr. Joel Gallant

http://qa.hopkins-aids.org/forum/main.html?section_id=61 Read more »

New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What will losers like Aids2Hiv say when this test comes out ? Just proves that the newer generation tests are more accurate than what the 13 week nazis are still saying. The Elisa test out there right now can detect HIV Antibodies in 21 days making... Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

TESTS?TESTS?WINDOWS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Everyone is REALLY concerned about tests and window periods. I know what the CDC says, but EVERYONE seems to agree that the CDC guidelines are outdated and REALLY conservative. Is there any sense in getting a PCR test or will a negative PCR mean... Read more »