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Arguments For Mandatory AIDS Testing

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Arguments on the Connect board - help us out! (COMMON TESTING MISTAKES, 2010)

Dr Bob, I'm sure you don't waste your extremely limited spare time by surveying the fluffernutters on The Body's Connect "Am I Infected" forum. Whilst a valuable resource, it does seem to fuel the fears of many. But I was hoping you could help with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sure thing. Glad to help.Unprotected sex with Miss Positive would put Mr. X at risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently STD testing including HIV testing would be warranted. This would be considered a significant HIV exposure and, therefore,... Read more »

Arguments in favor of abstinence (from a gay man)

Hello Dr. Frascino. I am a gay man who is very concern about STDs specially AIDS. I always try to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chiron, Roche Reach Settlement Agreement on Dispute Over Patent on HIV Testing Methods

...has reached a settlement with Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Roche over licensing fees and royalties for a patent on HIV testing methods, AFX News reports ( AFX News , 9/12). The dispute was based on Chiron's claims that it was owed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over Mandatory HIV Testing Increases in Malaysia, New Cases Up Among Married Women

...not prevent transmission of the virus and violates individual rights, Inter Press Service reports. A limited mandatory testing policy recently was extended by Muslim clerics to cover all Muslim couples seeking to get married, based on an... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Commentary: The Histrionic Push for Mandatory Perinatal HIV Testing

...Research overwhelmingly shows that voluntary HIV testing programs are working for pregnant women and that maternal-fetal transmission rates are dropping. The threat of mandatory testing Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...Munoz, MACS, personal communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers... Read more »
Connect With Others

Dispute over how long to wait 3 months or 2 weeks

Posted by arc3506, 5 Replies
...Hi, its been awhile since I've had to worry about getting tested for HIV. Well, did something stupid and now I'm going to. Can't believe what a dumb *&% I am. My doctor, who is a specialist Read more »

Testing for HTLV... *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 3 Replies
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Viral Load Testing.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...also a HIV specialist. I told him about all of the HIV tests I've had done over the past few weeks i.e several tests where I tested negative and the last one at just over 11 weeks where I also tested neg. I was telling him about my symptoms,... Read more »

Dispute this!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Boys and Girls...here you go, strait form CLIA, the government agency that DOES ALL THE QUALITY TESTING for all the HIV DIAGNOSTIC tests out there! BTW, they send REAL BLOOD SAMPLES THAT HAVE ANTIBODIES ALREADY IN THEM..REAL HIV+ Read more »