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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
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...AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Both are warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bobreused cotton while taking blood for blood test Feb 13, 2010Dear Doctor Robert, First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are... Read more »

reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert,First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are an Angel!!... Read more »

Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Government Donates Blood Testing Equipment to Turkmenistan

...On Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat announced that the United States is donating blood-testing equipment to Turkmenistan to fight the spread of HIV and other blood-borne diseases in Central Asia. The six sets of lab equipment, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New TB Blood Test Shows Promise

...vaccine because antibodies are made in both cases. The new test, developed by scientists at Oxford University in England, is a blood test using a different substance to stimulate a reaction. Instead of looking for antibodies, it detects the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma Health Department Wants to End Pre-Marriage Blood Tests

...probably ask the Legislature to eliminate the tests during its next session. Tulsa Rep. Darrell Gilbert had sought to make HIV testing a requirement for marriage licenses, but the bill died in committee because officials said that soon-to-marry... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hope for Tuberculosis Blood Test

...Current TB diagnosis involves examining sputum from the lungs through a microscope. In rural clinics in developing countries, such testing can be just 40-60 percent accurate. The researchers from St. George's Hospital and the Medical Research... Read more »
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Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »

blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have never been tested for HIV. But Ihave taken several other blood tests which have came out great, including a white blood cell test. Is there still Read more »

Blood Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If my physician performed a blood test on my blood, would HIV/AIDS show up if I didnt ask to be tested for it? Read more »