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Window period

i had unprotected sex 16 months back, after window period of i year i had taken all the tests like Elisa, westeron blot and Hiv dna pcr all test results are non reactive, but i had taken indian based ART(Sidda) treatment with mis guidance of sidda...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative ELIZA and WB and an undetectable DNA PCR one year after a potential exposure, you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative, even if you took a course of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).Dr. Bob Read more »

Post exposure prophylaxis

Hi, I'm a 19 year old college student, I live in Mexico. I had unprotected receptive intercourse... Read more »

What should I expect from post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) medication?

Hi everyone, I'm very new to this so please bare with me. As yet I've not had a positive test, but... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Financing HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Could Cost $400 Billion-$700 Billion Over 20 Years

...for their national programmes," IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Study authors present their "cheapest" and "ideal" scenarios for HIV/AIDS funding in the future, according to IRIN/ PlusNews . "One of the surprising things we found was that the price... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States

...for Vulnerable Populations Conclusion References The material presented in this report originated in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Janet L. Collins, M.D., Acting Director. ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract 397: Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) vs. HIV in a Boston Community Health Center

...transmission (N=4); having a known or suspected HIV seronegative partner (N=4); no reported reason (N=3); being outside of the 72 hour window (N=2); and, receiving PEP for occupational exposure elsewhere (N=1). Of note, 17 (~30%) exposures were... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...Hi all, I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month. My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi! Let me tell you about the window period we are using in Sweden. The window period we use is 12 weeks window, regardless of exposure type(high or low risk exposure) Read more »

hiv prophylaxis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My partner is pos.Last week the condom broke so doc gave me kaletra+combivir to take as 'morning after pill' or prophylaxis.ok for 3 days (except terrible shits) then BANG! puking,stomach pains,sweats,fatigue(so bad it brought on an attack of... Read more »

confused

Posted by Anonymous
...dear confused, still no responses, i found this in "medical management of hiv", by Drs Gallant and Bartlett: "The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with newer test reagents (Clin Infect Dis... Read more »