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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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HIV tests and boils on penis

Hi Doc,Condom failure during a sexual encounter with Russian CSW in Thailand around 28 days back. I have taken a HIV I & II Anti-body, P24 Antigen, NAT and PCR test at the 10 day mark and the results were negative.I wanted to know how reliable are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only FDA-approved urine test for HIV that I am aware of is the Calypso HIV-1 urine EIA. This test is administered only by a physician (not available online) Read more »

HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...itself. 
Urine: This test uses a urine sample to detect HIV antibodies (again, not the virus itself) in urine. The accuracy of urine tests is somewhat less than that of blood and oral fluid tests. Positive results must be confirmed with a... Read more »

Urine Test??

Hey Dr. Bob...I have a question about the HIV Urine Test....Is it as accurte as the other test....? Two years ago I was drugged and taken advantage of...The guy had anal sex with me without a condom...I dont know if he climaxed in me...I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"Calypte HIV-1 Urine EIA" is an FDA-approved screening HIV test. It is administered only by physicians, and a positive result requires confirmation Read more »

Mutual j/o with some hiv+ semen present on uncircumcized penis

Dear dr. Bob, I would like you assesment of the risk from the following activities. I had three partners recently, with neither of which I engaged in any sort of anal or oral sex insertive or receptive sex.Partner A: hiv+, on retroviral medications....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk.Partner B: Nonexistent risk.Partner C: Nonexistent risk."Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). If my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

...test, read the posting The New Saliva HIV Tests . Urine Antibody Tests: Like the saliva test, the main advantage of the urine test is that needles are not necessary to collect a specimen. Therefore, if a person is a hemophiliac, or if a... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...effect of antiretroviral therapy on clinical manifestations. AIDS 20(7):1051-1058. October 2005. Gynecological conditions and HIV/AIDS. The Body. Retrieved from www.thebody.com/content/art5000.html on July 21, 2006. Levine AM, Berhane K,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...for antiretroviral therapy. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Maraviroc is the first "attachment inhibitor" drug. When HIV infects a cell, it attaches to the outside of the cell. It uses molecules on the surface of the CD4 cell to attach... Read more »
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Concerned and Anxious

Posted by Andre50, 1 Reply
...background, I have only had two heterosexual sex partners previously and no previous history of STDs. Since that time, I had a urine test at a local clinic for the standard treatable STDs (2 weeks after exposure), which came back negative. I... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have HIV? Dr. Daar: Very important. The standard test is the same test developed 15 years ago, and that is a blood test or urine test or saliva for presence of antibodies, which are body's immune response. They will have first a screening test... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...Advantage is avoidance of phlebotomy. Sensitivity and specificity are comparable to standard serology (JAMA 1997;227:254). Urine test (Calypte 1) >99.9% Used for EIA test only, so positive results must be verified by serology. Must be... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you Read more »