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Anonymous Confidential Hiv Testing

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Anonymous, Confidential, Regular Testing a clinic... Which is best?

Hello Dr. Bob, I have been wanting to go test for quite some time now but don't know which testing to choose. I am afraid of testing positive and losing any chance for Insurance should I lose my current job.Whats the difference between...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Anonymous HIV testing means that no names are provided when the test is performed. Instead the person being tested is given a unique identifier code. This means you and only you know your test results and absolutely no one even knows you've... Read more »

Confidentiality for HIV testing through your general practitioner?

This may seem a really strange question. I remember reading somewhere that if you get tested for... Read more »

Anonymous hiv testing in Canada?

Do you know of any clinics in western Canada (B.C, Alberta) who conduct anonymous hiv testing? I... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Confidentiality and HIV Testing

Most counseling and testing centers follow one of two very different policies regarding the confidentiality of your test results: Confidential HIV testing involves recording the name of the person who tests positive and reporting confidentially... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

New Studies Reinforce Importance of Anonymous HIV Testing

Contact: media@aidsaction.org or call: 202-986-1300 Washington, D.C . -- Two new studies released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrate the importance of anonymous testing as a tool for getting people at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize Confidentiality

Georgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. However, AIDS advocates... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Newly Diagnosed or Long-Term Survivor -- What Everyone Should Know About HIV and Their Rights

Confidentiality Rights -- the AIDS Confidentiality Act First, your HIV status should not be disclosed by you to anyone except those people who absolutely need to know (doctors, health care providers, etc.), close friends, most-trusted confidants,... Read more »
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6.

The Henne Group is a Market Research Company located in San Francisco.
We are working to understand health issues... Read more »

HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6.

The Henne Group is a Market Research Company located in San Francisco.
We are working to understand health issues... Read more »

Confidentiality Urban Legend

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently tested with my girlfriend because of a false rumor that she had claimed she had HIV both of us had negative results sheets, however, they didn't let us see each others results. I didn't think of it much at the time, until I heared the... Read more »

to Anonymous

Posted by Anonymous
Dear Anonymous the tests I am asking for are:-

CD4 to see if Ive got AIDS yet, she said that a normal count could be as low as 350 thats not what I read!

bDNA b means branch this PCR test looks for B subtypes so it would be good for the others but... Read more »