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Can The The Ilness Aids Show Up In Any Kind Of Blood Work?

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Question on blood test..

Dr Bob, this site is great, it has scared me at times and calmed me sometimes.. I had a very risky exposure on the 2nd January, had some symptoms like swollen throat and neck pain. I had a full blood test today, the results came in 15 minutes, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Tokyo,Unfortunately the doctor you saw is woefully uninformed! Routine hematology tests like the ones you had cannot diagnose HIV or rule it out. The only way to determine if you've acquired the virus is to take an HIV-specific test. The best... 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 »

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... Read more »
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Understanding Your Lab Results

... Table of Contents Everyone Needs Lab Tests Blood Tests Hematology Tests Blood Chemistry Tests Microbiological Tests HIV-Specific Tests Sample Laboratory Report Credits 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...reaction marks the virus. The markers are measured and used to calculate the amount of virus. Roche and Abbott produce this type of test. The bDNA ( b ranched DNA ) method combines a material that gives off light with the sample. This... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...cancer, liver failure, and death. How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high results on routine blood tests that measure liver enzymes. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on these tests. If you have been... Read more »
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what kinds of blood testing can determine HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What kinds of blood testing can determine HIV? i had a blood test rescently but i dont know what it is for yet. Im not sure if i have hiv or not and im just 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 »

can a hematology blood test detect hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can a hematology blood test detect if you have hiv??? even though it isnt specifically for HIV like the ELISA??? pls answer Read more »

thorough blood test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bladder infection. He prescribed me some antibiotics, but upon my persistence and anxiety, he agreed to do a complete and thorough blood test. I was called back a few weeks later saying that my levels of bilirubin (from liver) were a little... Read more »