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Background Check And Hiv

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Federal background checks for employment

Hello!Someone asked this question a little while back, to which you gave a wonderful response!"Does a pre-employment background check show the person tested positive? I understand certain...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Thank you for catching that. A pre-employment background check is very different from the pre-employment physical exam, which is how I probably answered it initially since it is a part of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). A pre-employment... Read more »

Pre-employement background check

Does a pre-employement background check show the person tested positive? I understand certain jobs... Read more »

Background checks and applying for jobs

This is the second time I have asked this question (but got no answer the first time). I moved to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tuberculosis and HIV: Background Information

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and usually affects the lungs. However, among people co-infected with TB and HIV, parts of the body outside the lungs are often affected; this is called... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: Background and General Questions

This booklet aims to help you get the most out of your own treatment and care if you are considering pregnancy or during your pregnancy. We hope that the information here will be useful at all stages -- before, during and after pregnancy. It... Read more »
AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition

Report Card Research Background: Pharmaceutical Company HIV/AIDS Report Card -- Research Methodology and Scoring

Research Methodology ATAC's Drug Development Committee completed its independent review of the pharmaceutical industry in June 2009. The information in the HIV/AIDS Report Card was gathered from interviews with pharmaceutical companies and data... Read more »
Office of Minority Health

Background on 20th Anniversary of AIDS

On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) of a new disease which was hitting gay men. This report ushered in what we now know as the AIDS pandemic. In the United States alone, almost... Read more »
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Oraquick HIVrapid test light pink background

Posted by timemachine, 2 Replies
hi. I have a quick question and maybe someone here can help me. last year I took a number of HIV Rapid tests, Oraquick. and they all came back negative. I do however have a question. One of the last ones I took, was done a bit differently.. the NP... Read more »

A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into you get multiple results for so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body so they can make... Read more »


Posted by nomoreworry4me
HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »

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