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Do Doctors Test For Hiv When Your Pregnant

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reassurance you are looking for can be found there. See below. Dr. Bob Elisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY) Apr 26, 2008 Dear Rob, I am 37 year old happily married man and have been married for more than eight... Read more »

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV test while Pregnant

I'm 29 years old and I am 7 months pregnant. My HIV test has come back indeterminate twice so my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

...Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill ( HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill, sponsored by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many Doctors Don't Offer HIV Test to All in Pregnancy

...A survey of Ohio doctors found that less than half offered HIV tests to pregnant women as part of routine screening, and about a third said they offer the test to 25 percent or fewer of their pregnant Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Gov. Davis Undecided on Whether to Sign Bill Requiring Physicians to Offer HIV Testing to Pregnant Women

...California Gov. Gray Davis (D) has not yet decided whether he will sign a bill that would require physicians to offer a voluntary HIV test to all pregnant women in the state, according to Davis spokesperson Russ Lopez, the Los Angeles Times ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey to Make HIV Testing Routine for Pregnant Women, Newborns

... Today at University Hospital in Newark, Acting Gov. Richard J. Codey will sign into law a measure that will make HIV testing a routine part of prenatal care. "We can significantly reduce the number of infections to newborns and help break down... Read more »
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she Read more »

Pregnant and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
... I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm. I was shocked by the result. Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...infected. Doctors may suggest and HIV PCR test if they think a person has been infected with HIV in the past few days or weeks. Is HIV testing ever mandatory? In New York State, HIV testing is generally voluntary and cannot be done without the... Read more »

I want to share...

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...me to get tested for HIV? Should they not encourage everyone to get tested for HIV? I obviously had unprotected sex if I was pregnant. I just don't get it. Anyone know why it is like this? Read more »