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Aids Testing Centers, Durango, Co

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AIDS Defining Conditions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person ashaving AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell count of 200 or less. The CDC has also developed a list of morethan 20 opportunisticinfections (OIs), cancers and conditions that are considered AIDS-defining conditions (see below).If you have HIV and one or more of these infections or conditions, you have a diagnosis of AIDS, no matter what your CD4...
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Reliable Testing Centers?

I know you must be quite busy but please please assist me. I wanted to know of any reliable hiv testing centers in Tanzania,East Africa. Please help. Thank you. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Try contacting these phone numbers in Tanzania:Cheryl Scott, MD Medical Officer 255 222 666 010 x4500 Eddas Bennett, Public Health Advisor 255 222 666 010 x4500Or contact the following organizations:Society for women and AIDS in Africa Tanzania... Read more »

chances of infection from a testing center.

Hi ....two days back I got tested in a Rapid HIV center , my result was negative but my concern is the person who tested me accidently touched or scratched the countertop instead of the kit, immediately she used the same stick to touch my blood in...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I answer benefits and work questions. I am not qualified to answer medical or transmission questions.... Read more »

test centers

hi Dr. i am from india of state maharashtra.can you tell me the HIV test centers in india (maharashtra)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post from India.There are definitely HIV testing centers in Maharashtra; particularly in Mumbai. You could start by contacting our friend and colleague, Dr. Janak Maniar, Consulting AIDS Physician, Bombay, India -- (Tel:-... Read more »

Can you be infected by the test center?

What is the likely hood being infected by a HIV test center? What if some infected people playing the needles that is being use to draw your blood? Any laws require all the health workers be tested? Can an infected person be a qualified technican...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The likelihood is almost zero, even with the whole Smith-Kline fiasco. HIV testing requires informed consent and cannot be mandated as a condition of employment (except for the military and maybe a few others). I personally know many HIV positive... Read more »
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Online testing centers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any experience with the online testing centers i.e.,, etc. Does anyone know if they're reliable? Apparently they give HIV test results over the phone. I'm not sure if this is a good idea. ... Read more »

Donor blood center test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Quick question if anyone knows out there. What type of test does the blood center use to test for hiv? How effective is it? It would seem nothing would get past them. Right? Where can you get the kind of test done that the blood center uses? ... Read more »

Women's Health Educator/Asian/Pacific AIDS center

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Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center needs a Women's Health Educator

The Women's Health Educator provides outreach, individual counseling, group facilitation, referrals, peer-based HIV prevention services, advocacy and Prevention Case... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

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