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HIV Antigen Testing

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antigen plus antibody hiv test

Dear Dr. Bob,I am married to a wonderful young lady and I have two beautiful kids.The reason why I am telling you about all this is help determining if the symptoms I have are stress related.I am a guy and I had full intercourse sex with a Russian...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello John,1.HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Herpes is much easier to contract than HIV. Herpes can be spread by skin-to-skin Read more »

Dou Hiv antibody/p24 antigen test

Dear Dr Bob,thank you for your selfless work.I had an unprotected sexual encounter with someone of... Read more »

HIV NAT, Antigen Testing

Doctor,I have heard that NAT testing and Antigen testing is the most accurate testing yet to test... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines Issues Surrounding Launch of Lesotho's Campaign to Offer HIV Tests to Everyone Over Age 12

...Know Your Status, including the government and the World Health Organization , hope it will reduce the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS, but some critics say the goal is unrealistic and the program could create coercion. According to the Ministry of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Texas AG Abbott Rules That State Law Permits Prison Officials to Mandate HIV Testing Among State Prisoners

...HIV-positive in prison. July 2006 statistics show that of 154,000 prisoners in Texas, 2,627 are HIV-positive ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 8/24/06). Abbott's opinion, which leaves the decision regarding mandatory testing up to the Texas... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...a realistic risk of infection, then save your money, as these tests are not necessary. Do you want more information on HIV/AIDS, STDs or safer sex? Contact the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Health Line hotline, open 24 hours a day, seven... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fourth Generation HIV Diagnostic Test Approved, Permitting Earlier Detection of Infection

... On June 18, 2010, FDA approved a new, "4th generation" HIV diagnostic assay. The ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo Assay is the first HIV diagnostic assay that simultaneously detects both antigen Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...individuals to be screened for infection are of higher risk groups than the blood donor population, and thus require the use of testing methodologies with high levels of analytical sensitivity to detect primary infection. Of significance, the... Read more »

hiv antigen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what is the chane of me taking 3 hiv antibody tests many yrs after exposure all neg the today i went for a hiv 2 and antigen test that these test would come back Read more »

connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
...someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine rapid test in my case.) I've heard that... Read more »

45 days hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I had a hiv test p24 antigen test and antibody test, 45 days after exposure, the doctor says that is conclusive. What is your take on this Read more »