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Consent For Hiv Testing

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Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as short as I can. I went to the ER after a possible exposure, they called the ID doctor that was on call and he decided that my risk were "low-moderate"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months and then a year because I got really sick.So my result was negative today before I started pep. I wanted to know if my testing window period will change for the sexual encounter that took place 4 months ago or should I trust in a 4 month... Read more »

HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use... Read more »

WEPA! (CDC's REVISED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIV TESTING)

That's the spanish WOO-HOO! I just got my results and passed. That Home access test takes 3 days... Read more »
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The Body

Opt-Out and Eliminating Consent for HIV Testing

...itself that HIV testing is rising under the current rules. I am concerned that if people are not given an opportunity for consent for HIV testing and to have the conversation that would likely take place with that medical provider, that much of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program Offers Computerized Informed Consent for HIV Testing at New York City Hospital, Others

... CBSNews.com examines how some states, including New York, have not implemented CDC's routine, voluntary HIV testing guidelines in health care settings and still practice "what's known as 'informed consent,' which means health care professionals Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Proposed Legislation to End Written Consent for HIV Testing in Massachusetts Sparks Controversy

...legislation. According to Jehlen's office, testing rates at San Francisco General Hospital rose by 44 percent after written consent for HIV testing was lifted. And the number of HIV-positive tests at SFGH increased 67 percent. As many as 20... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Eliminating Written Consent for HIV Tests Might Increase Testing Rates, Research Letter Says

..."These findings are consistent with increases in HIV testing associated with an administrative policy change that simplified consent for HIV testing," Zetola said, adding, "Because these data are observational, other events may have contributed... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB... Read more »

HIV Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Will HIV show up on a standard blood test for example, during a Physical/Check-up at the doctor? Read more »

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 »