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Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, the new national guidelines issued last month indicate that in those people who have had stable HIV infection for some time, CD4 counts can now be monitored every 6-12 months. This is on a case by case basis and is based on a long term pattern... Read more »
Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.Contact your doctor to determine the cost of the tests. Costs vary by region. Most health plans provide coverage. To determine what is covered under your plan, contact your plan administrator and provide the administrator with the ICD-9 codes... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaTests done 3 months or more after a possible exposure are extremely reliable and can be takne as evidence that the exposure did not transmit HIV infection. If you are well, I would not worry about rare strains for HIV, over and above the fact that... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough it depends on the assay, live cells may have changing CD4 receptor numbers on the surface of cells that could affect how those cells are counted.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI know that a person can order an HIV test such as an Elisa, Western Blot, or PCR test on their own, but can a CD4 (T cell level) test be ordered? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDear all - need some advice, help, support.
12 months post a condom break with what I didn't realise at the time was a HIV+ infected person I am still testing -ve on Elisa 1 and 2, P24 antigen, bDNA, RNA PCR and DNA PCR. Normally of course I would... Read more »
Posted by Brickwall, 2 RepliesAnyone that have had severe hiv related symptoms for a long time and still tested negative?
Please let me know! Read more »
Posted by srchanfrans43Please resist the temptation to make a wise crack , i'm tired and burnt out ,so give a christmas gift of an answer or no reply .
The neck ,collar and groin nodes are now continuous and inflamed and burning , hope is now a wish more than a... Read more »
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