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Cdc hiv window period

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 7 years experience
The window period refers to the time it takes for the tests to detect HIV within the body. No test can detect HIV immediately after infection. Per the... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
My guess is they are not uptodate for vary by parts of the world. For best advice spend $20 for a 1 week subscription to uptodate.com and read all a... Read More
Dr. Kevin Maloney
42 years experience
They're behind the CDC
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Concensus is 4 weeks: Both biological principles of the test and expert opinion favor 28 days. Few if any HIV experts report ever having a patient with new HIV who didn't h... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
For your health and a personal diagnosis a negative 4th gen duo test is conclusive at 6 weeks/45 days, after exposure. Blood Banks will defer donors f... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Rare things are rare. We read about airplane crashes but do not read about the millions of flights that go safely. Go with the CDC information.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
You've obviously been searching the web widely, probably including many scientifically unreliable sites. Anybody can say anything they want on the web... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Most HIV and infectious diseases experts agree with the CDC guidance and that is my advice on HealthTap. Some doctors (whether on HealthTap or elsewhe... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Best HIV Testing: If there is a high risk exposure the newer HIV dna or RNA viral testing can pick up the infection by 21 days. Remember if you do have a high risk e... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Misunderstanding: Hiv has no window. An exposed individual will experience infection fully within fourteen to twenty one days after exposure. A good HIV viral test wi... Read More
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