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Can You Get Hiv Donating Plasma

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Need help - Feb 16, 2009 - USING HIV RNA PLASMA VIRAL LOAD

Doctor!! Greetings!!I am really very sorry for the late reply..This is with respect to the Question which i have asked and got reply from you on Feb 19, 2009 regarding RNA testing. You have suggested me to take one ELISA test at 3 months mark. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, I can with absolute confidence advise you that HIV is not the cause! Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org.Congratulations on your negative... Read more »

Need donation info, and a final answer.

I dont want to go into alot of detail on why or how it happened but my penis was in someones mouth... Read more »

Testing for HIV in places other than plasma.

Dr. Bob,Since 2003, I have had 11 total HIV tests, all negative and these were various kinds of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Bayer, Roche HIV Tests for Use on Blood Plasma, Organs

... FDA has approved HIV tests made by Bayer and Roche that are able to detect the virus in blood plasma, Bloomberg News/New York Times reports ( Bloomberg News/New York Times , 3/3). Blood plasma is used in many protein-based Read more »
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Poster Session 22339: A Comparison Between Seminal Plasma RNA and Blood Plasma RNA in HIV+ Men Who Receive Either Zidovudine (ZDV) Plus Lamuvidine (3TC) or ZDV Plus 3TC Plus Indinavir

...around 3.5 logs and 4.8 logs respectively. Semen plasma HIV levels could be measured down to the 1000 copies/mL level, while blood plasma was measured to the 400 copies/mL level. After 24 weeks of treatment, semen HIV levels were below... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Marion County, Ind., Officials Charge Five People With Knowingly Selling Their HIV-Positive Blood Plasma

...Officials in Marion County, Ind., on Thursday charged five people with allegedly selling their blood plasma despite knowledge of their HIV-positive status -- the first such cases in the county, the Indianapolis Star reports. The Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...2008, FDA approved the first nucleic acid test (NAT) that screens for the presence of two divergent types of HIV in donated blood plasma and human tissue. Nucleic acid is the term commonly used to refer to the chemical compounds that make up the... Read more »
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6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This virus destroys the body's ability to fight off illness, and is the cause of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). more from New Mexico AIDS InfoNet Why Should I Be Tested? - The Benefits of... Read more »

testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tests is the "window" period: the time it takes the body to produce antibodies after infection has begun. The standard tests for HIV do not detect the virus itself, but the antibodies that the body produces in response. During the period before... Read more »

are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...again the results NEGATIVE.I have since tested 4 more ELISA and 2 PCR RNA again all negative. How is this possible do I have HIV or not? Could all the previous testing be false positive? From what I have read this seems very unlikely. Could... Read more »