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Do We Need To Test For Hiv Type O

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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medicine. I am from New Jersey. One of my patient is going through severe anxiety and depression. He tested Positive on Labcorp ICMA test for Hiv 1/O/2 but negative on western blot. I have assured him so many times that positive ICMA with... Read more »

Case numbers for rare subtypes (TESTING FOR SUB-TYPE O)

Dr Bob,I'm a frequent follower of your forum and enjoy your wit, humor, consistent honest answers. ... Read more »
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Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a medical system that had simply shut down on offering HIV tests in anything remotely akin to a routine and standardized manner. We'll follow California's lead, trust... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...associated with many bad health outcomes (see Fact Sheet 484 .) Several methods are being studied to reduce inflammation. Chloroquine phosphate is a malaria drug. It fights HIV directly and reduces inflammation. Aspirin and... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...questionable reliability are marketed illegally over the Internet and in newspaper and magazine advertisements. Rapid Test Rapid tests for HIV are assays that detect antibodies to HIV within minutes. Many of these tests use easily collected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the pills I saw him taking...I found out he has had... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...article new window is 3 montths) Are you having a difficult time accepting the fact that you are HIV negative? Have you taken HIV tests over and over and over? Have you taken PCR tests, viral load tests, CD4 counts, antigen tests, HIV-2 tests,... Read more »

Are you still sure.....

Posted by Jackie_Blue
...an antibody test after 6 months? Are you having a difficult time accepting the fact that you are HIV negative? Have you taken HIV tests over and over and over? Have you taken PCR tests, viral load tests, CD4 counts, antigen tests, HIV-2 tests,... Read more »

Are You A "Worried Well" Person?

Posted by Anonymous
...antibody test after six months? Are you having a difficult time accepting the fact that you are HIV negative? Have you taken HIV tests over and over and over? Have you taken PCR tests, viral load tests, CD4 counts, antigen tests, HIV-2 tests,... Read more »