Window Period To Test For Syphillis
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
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Slightly Different PEP Window Period Question (Will Donate!) (PEP AND THE HIV SEROCONVERSION WINDOW PERIOD, 2011)Dear Dr. Bob, kudos to you and the great service you provide. Being in the midst of a labyrinthine... Read more »
Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window PhaseThe 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 »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone have a view on this?
Day1 Unprotected V Sex with unkown status female, sex worker.
Day 3 symptoms of Ghonerea
Day 20 visit clinic Ghonnerhea diagnosed and antibiotics given
Day 28 3 days after finishing antibiotics...fevers return, body wide... Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4meThe tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the virus and can be used in screening the blood supply and for >detection of rare... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesDoes anyone know the testing window (how long one needs to wait for a definitive antibody test) for syphillis? I've read that syphillis infection is commonly associated with HIV so I figure this question is not too off-topic.... I've been so worried... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousSome more info Ive gathered about the window period. From hivinsite.com, the body.com and hopkins-aids. Opinions from various doctors, Judith Feinberg, Mark Holodny and Joel Gallant.
Remember, most countries say 3 months. The CDC its extra cautios... Read more »
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