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Anonymous Hiv Testing

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Increases Number of Clinics Offering Anonymous HIV Testing Following Rise in Tests

Singapore's Ministry of Health on Thursday reported that the number of anonymous HIV tests performed throughout the country increased by 46% to 8,251 last year, compared with 5,639 in 2005, Channel NewsAsia reports. In addition, 131 out of 423,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Legislation in Chinese Autonomous Region Would Eliminate Anonymous HIV Testing, Require Names

"Health officials in southern China are proposing new legislation to require real-name registration for HIV testing, a move aimed at lowering infection rates that has sparked controversy over personal privacy," the Wall Street Journal's "China... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Singapore: More Stepping Forward for Anonymous HIV Testing, Says Advocacy Group

The advocacy group Action for AIDS (AfA) in Singapore reports that more individuals are taking anonymous HIV tests. So far, 1,368 persons have been tested for HIV at AfA's mobile van in the past 11 months. Of this number, seven persons tested... Read more »
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Anonymous HIV Testing

eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the test is confidential? How do you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
names-based system. The bill also would create penalties for those who do not adhere to the confidentiality rules and would allow anonymous HIV testing in certain locations. The California Senate approved the bill in January (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS... 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 have contacted several places in the past week but they only offer confidential testing. Could you also explain to me the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi,Thank you for your question. Since I live in the United States, I do not know if the federal or provincial governments in Canada allow anonymous testing or not. In the United States, some states allow anonymous testing, and others do not. In... Read more »

where can i get an anonymous and rapid HIV test

In America, I was wondering where I could get an anonymous or rapid HIV test. Either in the dakotas or NY,I get confused by the sites as some of them say they report my name to authorities if I'm positive? I don't want that if I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
nearby that meets your needs. Just Google AIDS service organizations and the name of your city or town. You can also Google anonymous HIV testing and the name of your city or town for a list of possibilities.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Is anonymous follow up testing available?

Is it possible in the States to receive anonymous HIV genotype and viral load testing or are all physicians and labs required to report? Obviously, this would be paid for personally rather than being run through insurance....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Yes it's possible, but it would require working with a cooperative HIV specialist physician in a private office. Dr. Bob... Read more »
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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 »

Mr Anonymous!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Ok, assuming my exposure was in July 2005 as i just wanna be sure.So if the test i took so far was negative, it looks like i don't have HIV. I am unsure whether this is normal, my sore throat is with me for i think about 1 1/2 weeks. I thought it... Read more »

Hey Anonymous One

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do you really want to be like this?


Dear Dr. Gallant,

I realize that you hate WW questions but in your honest opinion why does it take some people a long time to test + on the HIV test. A friend of mine had an encounter with a sex worker in 1998 and 6... Read more »

for anonymous w/tongue

Posted by QQQ, 1 Reply
I have had the same problem with my tounge now for 4 months. I think it is just geographic tongue and hairy tongue, at least thats what my dentist says and what most of the info on the net seems to indicate. I was obsessed thinking it was thrush... Read more »