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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see sheet called Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests ) HIV Illness How HIV is...
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I have HIV related side effects symptoms after i completed my pep treatment

Hi DocI had problems with my boyfriend, whom i have seven years with. Our relationship had its own set of up and downs but i was always faithful to him. This year Jan/feb we had our arguments again, where we were fighting about other girls whom i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more consistent with anxiety than HIV. You comment, "I assume there is a 90% chance that I am HIV positive," is irrational. HIV is not your problem.I would recommend you seek psychotherapy (counseling) to help you confront your irrational and... Read more »

Please read complete details of my recent HIV diagnosis

Interesting developments and I am truly mystified. I was diagnosed with HIV about a month ago. I called the young lady in early 2008 whom I thought must have infected me. I called her urging her to test for the virus, she did. She called me back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they significantly decrease the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. Without treatment, the chances your child will be HIV infected will be dramatically increased. Also, if you don't get appropriate care and treatment, the chances you'll be... Read more »

Clearview complete or stat pak accuracy and a donation

Hi Dr. Bob,I am from the Philippines and am currently in the middle east, I pledge a little donation to you very early next week because I tried to do it with pay pal but it wouldn't take my card because we don't have zip codes. Anyway, your site...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHello Crazy Nervous Guy,A negative HIV-antibody test 10.5 years after a potential exposure is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. I can't say it any more... Read more »

Hiv testing via clearview stat pak hiv 1/2

Hello there doc,I have a somewhat unique question I guess? Eventhough people pick that intelligent brain of yours on a naggingly regular basis =) I am 25 years old i had a risky bar exposure with a girl on feb 1st 2009 that claims to be negative of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of risk for STDs, including HIV. However, your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 18.5 weeks are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your recent "classic flu" almost 19 weeks after your potential exposure is not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

...Antibody Test Reveal G2 Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV Test Multispot HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Test Clearview HIV 1/2 Stat Pak Clearview Complete HIV 1/2 Test Kit Name Manufacturer Specimen Type CLIA Category ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Growing Belief" Among Men in Swaziland That Circumcision Provides Complete Protection Against HIV, IRIN News Reports

... There is a "growing belief" among some men in Swaziland that circumcision provides complete protection against HIV -- a perception that is concerning nongovernmental organizations working to combat the spread of the virus Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...after learning that you're HIV-positive. This will establish a "baseline" measure of your immune health and show how active HIV is. Knowing this information will help you watch for changes in your health over time as well as check the impact of... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV HIV antibody test with confirmation by Western blot or indirect immunofluorescence assay to establish diagnosis of chronic HIV infection. HIV antibody screening tests include enzyme immunoassays (ELISA/EIA), chemiluminescent immunoassays... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »

HIV-1? HIV-2? HIV-O?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
We didn't even know about HIV until the 1980's. So, we invented a HIV1 test, only to find there is a HIV2. So, we invented a HIV2 only to find out there is a HIV-O. Why are we so ignorant to think there couldn't be another strain...for which we... Read more »

Does MA test for HIV 1/2?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if the state of Massachusetts tests for HIV 1/2 or just 1? Read more »

HIV 1/2 tests

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
...and he had just moved here). do you think the DNA PCR was a sufficient additional test if the ELISAs in the US test only for HIV-1? what else other test would i get done? Read more »