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Accuracy Of 6 Week Hiv Test

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Dear Dr. Frascino,Upon your advice, I had an another negative Hiv1/2 Ab Blood Test at 102nd day. As you strongly anticipated my 3 months test(even almost 15 week)test are negative.My I yell a Woo Hoo?Please respond my follow up, it will help also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yep! In fact I'll yell it with you. Ready? One, Two, Three . . . WOO-HOO!!! Didn't that feel great?Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Are these hiv tests conclusive after 3,6 and 11 week?

Dear Dr,After a unprotected oral sex, I have got following tests;- 19 day Hiv 1/2 Negative- 21 day... Read more »

hiv test

can you tell me how much times i can tested the hiv test and where. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
The Body

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

... Table of Contents Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving HIV Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...not be used to determine if one is HIV-positive. Note: A person who tests positive on a Viral Load cannot obtain a letter of HIV diagnosis based on those results. They must still test positive on an HIV antibody test in order to get the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...approximately four times greater than the prevalence among persons in community settings (0.4%). 1 In 2006, CDC recommended HIV testing in correctional facilities and elsewhere as part of routine medical evaluation. 2 However, jail-based... Read more »
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6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »

Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
...Dear doctors,please help me ,few days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this centre to check their Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All patients who have syphilis should be tested for HIV infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been... Read more »

Test Accuracy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've read all of the archives and posts and I understand that a pcr DNA HIV test is not a recommended test for diagnostic purposes according to the CDC primarily because of the risk of false positives and the Read more »