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Can It Take A Year To Test Positive

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Partner of 3 years tests positive in Jan 05

My partner of 3 years just tested positive in Jan 05. We are in a monogomos relationship, never going outside of the relationship for sex. We are both terribly confused on how this could have happened. There are two items that concern us. One, a...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
You are asking some challenging questions that I am really not able to answer. How your partner was infected may never be known by you. The scenarios you describe are a bit vague and do not provide an obvious answer as to source of his infection. ... Read more »

39Yrs old African Male,tested positive one year ago

I was tested positive one year ago and my cd4 count was 330,one year later after the last test... Read more »

HIV+ but test negative for years?

HelloMy partner and I have been together for over 21 years. I test positive January 2009. I have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

...pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case has... Read more »
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National HIV Testing Day Throughout the Year!

...their jurisdictions. NASTAD, in partnership with Alere (formerly Inverness Medical), has been working over the last several years to leverage the visibility of other HIV/AIDS Awareness Days (e.g., National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...expansion, but the government previously has said that planned treatment programs would cost about $500 million over the next five years. Mwanawasa said that the country's $7 billion external debt has been "hampering the government's ability to... Read more »
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A Review of Six Years of Statewide Testing for Acute HIV in North Carolina

...also work along with the state of North Carolina, Department of Public Health. We have been screening for acute HIV for six years in the state of North Carolina. My poster basically summarizes the past six years. 1 What happens is anybody who... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Multiple neg tests to 1 year ALWAYS conclusive?

Posted by NYFirefighter, 1 Reply
...Hello- I have been told by numerous docs that my multiple negative tests out to just over 1 year post exposure are conclusive. Still having lots of unexplained symptoms that Primary doc is stumped about. Has anyone ever Read more »

It only took 5 years...

Posted by nibbler, 4 Replies
...Well, I've been positive for nearly 5 years now. My dearest friend tested positive just this past Friday. It made me realize that this whole time, I had never actually Read more »

Pozinservice - 1 year???

Posted by OrsonWelles, 1 Reply
...Hi, What's the deal with pozinservice claiming he took 1 year to test positive? Does anyone know what the truth is? I know one regular suggested he may have had an alternative exposure to Read more »