We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
...load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral... Read more »
...shows how well your treatment is working. Get a baseline test and every 3 or 4 months. Resistance test (See fact sheet 126 ): This shows if your HIV has mutated (changed) so that some medications may not work against it. Get a baseline test.... Read more »