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Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely... Read more »

Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Is this a good sign?

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Urine ELISA Tests

Posted by Anonymous
Hi All, About 2 months ago I had protected inter-course with a SW. ABout 4 days later I ended up with loose bowel movements, night sweats, exzema on my fingers, a sore throat which lasted for a week when away and then came back three weeks later. ... Read more »

Urine Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Sorry I typed the wrong time period in the last message. I am under a lot of stress. Ok, I had a Urine test at 8 weeks and tested negative. Does the 95% accurate rule at 25 days still exist with Urine tests?

I have another question also,... Read more »
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Does urine test at gynecologist show HIV?

While I know that this test does not show HIV antibodies but wouldn't this test come up abnormal if I had an immunological disorder such as HIV? I also took a blood test so I should know my status for sure in a few weeks. I just wondered if the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo regular urine test do not test for HIV. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Urine testing at my work and HIV meds

Hello DoctorFirstly, thank you for such a wonderful resource as this website. I was diagnosed on 10th June, and am advised by my doctor that I am weeks, if not months away from commencing treatment. I work in heavy industry/ manufacturing and we...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. I think that you are probably getting ahead of the thought process. There are many factors that impact the decision on when to start and what medications to use, but an over... Read more »

Urine HIV Antibody Tests

What are the details about the urine test mentioned on CNNyesterday?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.In regard to HIV antibody tests, the first tests that became available used blood. More recently, antibody tests using saliva became available (known as Orasure). Now, a new antibody test is available using urine. All... Read more »

elevated protein in HIV urine test

Elevated proteins in HIV urine tests indicates what?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Elevated protein in the urine is a very nonspecific marker. It could be the result of infection, inflammation or kinds of kidney disease.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canadian Company Receives Grant to Develop Urine Test for HIV

Steve and Carolyn Slupsky, the brother-and-sister founders of Metabolistics, report that their Edmonton-based company has received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Canada's National Research Council to develop a test that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Joins Board of Alameda, Calif. Firm

Earvin "Magic" Johnson has agreed to join the board of directors of Calypte Biomedical Corp. to raise awareness about its new HIV testing product. Alameda-based Calypte has developed a system to test urine samples for HIV-1. "The fear of a blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Test Will Diagnose Sexual Diseases via Phones

Testing for certain STDs might someday be as easy as putting saliva or urine on a small device similar to a pregnancy testing kit, plugging it into a computer or cell phone, and receiving diagnostic information within minutes. The UK Medical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University of California-San Francisco and colleagues. Chlamydia is moderately prevalent among... Read more »