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REPLY-reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert, THANK you VERY VERY much for finding time to answer my question. God Bless you. I wish you all the VERY BEST. You are an Angel. You deserve all the VERY BEST.Love from Cyprus :)I will make a Donation
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Cypriot,You are most welcome. Thanks for your thanks and your very kind donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Both are warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bobreused cotton while taking blood Read more »

my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a lot, and pretty much every day it bleeds. What happened the other day was i went to my friends place, he is HIV positive. The flush in his apartment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from backsplash and/or sleeping on your buddy's bed is nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Read more »

How long positive

Is there a posible way one can find out how long a person is HIV pos. I have a family of 6, my one twin daughter of 8 years old, is pos.
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...no. Unless there is a past negative test or stored blood available for testing.CD4 etc does not tell how long someone has had HIV. Best WishesDr Moyle Read more »

Dr, i went and gave the blood for HIV RNA PCR test.

Dr. Brian, I am the guy whom you recommend a PCR or an antigen test, because I was on immunosuppressants for a long period of time. So I took an appointment with an infectious disease specialist. He has requested the HIV 1 RNA PCR test and the HIV 2...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
False negative PCR tests are extremely unlikely. False positiv tests are almost as rare, but I would consider that the test may be falsely positive if the result is 5,000 copies/mL or less, especially if the aitbody test is negative and the CD4... Read more »
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blood donation question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... If donated blood tests positive for HIV, how long after the donation date will the donor of that blood be notified? Thanks Read more »

How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
...It has been a week and I am still waiting for the result. I thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very Read more »

Message: as long as you have been tested and clear

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...tested and cleared by the health department you should be fine. Anytime anyone gives blood, it is tested for certain STDs and HIV. If it is positive for any of these, the donor is notified - either via the health department or from the blood... Read more »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, Read more »