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Can Hiv Show Up In Routine Blood Tests

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Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a trace of HIV Ag/Ab, the sample was sent for confirmation by Western Blot which those results came back as HIV 1 Western Blot indeterminate Gp 3 and HIV p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...22 YR. OLD FEMALE THAT HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 6 YRS. AND HAS 4 KIDS NOW. WHEN I WAS PREGNANT WITH MY LAST CHILD THEY DID A HIV BLOOD TEST AND IT CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR HIV. AFTER THAT THEY DID ANOTHER BLOOD TEST AND A WESTERN BLOT TEST. THE BLOOD... Read more »

Abnormalities on routine blood tests from HIV?

Dear Doctor,Would someone hiv infected for a little over a year show any abnormalites on common... Read more »

Help! problem with HIV results for pregnancy blood test

Hi Doc, last monday i went for my routine pregnancy blood test, when the result came back it asked... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former NBA Star Magic Johnson on Tour to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Black Youth

...sex among teenagers is up" (Pierre, Washington Post , 10/13). Johnson discovered he was HIV-positive in 1991 after a routine blood test, according to the Associated Press (Associated Press, 10/13). Back to other news for October 13, 2006 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physicians' Group Recommends Using Public Cord Blood Banks, Routine HIV Testing

...banking options with their patients during pregnancy," said board member Dr. William A. Dolan. In a separate matter, AMA endorsed routine HIV testing while noting the importance of safeguarding patients' privacy. "AMA's new policy calls on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vermont Health Dept. Releases Guidelines on Routine HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women

...Donald Swartz, medical director for the health department, said the cost of the test will be low and billed as a routine prenatal blood test. Positive results will be rescreened for confirmation. He added that the feedback from people consulted... Read more »
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HIV in routine Blood Tests?

Posted by Hifb, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status about three years ago- Since then I have donated blood (about 3 months after the encounter) and had several blood tests, one for mono and two during emergency room visits(At 3 months, and in the last year). I have no symptoms.... Read more »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but i don't know her history. She is not speaking to me now as she is insulted as i asked her that very question. I have had blood tests which showed me to be in very good health, no abnormalities, but not an HIV check. Doctors say that they... 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 »