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Are Hiv Test Results Accurate After 1 Year

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Indeterminate Test Result 7+ Years

I've read the past posts on the subject, but have more of a scenario to present to you. About 7 years ago I went to my doctor for an HIV test. The test result came back indeterminate. We waited 60 days and another test was administered. That...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...absolutely agree with him!You should not have been started on antiretroviral therapy due to persistently indeterminate HIV-antibody test results and a low plasma HIV RNA viral load!Write back and let us know what the results of your evaluation... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...to test people who are worried about symptoms, after having a possible exposure with someone whose HIV status is unknown! Tests for HIV-2 and Group "O" The HIV-2 virus is found almost exclusively in Western Africa, and in persons who have had... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The New Saliva HIV Tests

...what if you don't likegetting blood tests? What if you really hate getting stuck with a needle? Until now, when it came to HIV testing, you had two choices ... get stuck witha needle, or don't get tested at all. Now, for those of you who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...largely on the providers' perception of the patients' risk behaviors. 21 Data confirm that testing rates are higher when HIV tests are included in the standard panel of screening tests for all pregnant women. 52 , 69 , 104 Women also are... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results. You Read more »

HELP ME PLEASE WITH MY RESULTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, I am right now going through a lot. Two years ago I went for an HIV test. The results were: MEIA reactive, EIA supplimental nonreactive, P24 antigen nonreactive, Western Blot nonreactive. My family Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am so worried. Read more »