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Does Hiv Test Detect Syphilis

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One Test Follow-up

Happy Holidays Dr. Bob!I have come back with another question. As I have told your previously I am a young woman who began to fear HIV and everything else after having an abnormal Pap earlier this year (FEB). My last possible exposure was in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV tests detect only HIV. Syphilis tests detect only syphilis. Your negative HIV test at seven to eight months is definitive and conclusive, Read more »

Can Syphilis test detect HIV?

Is it possible to detect HIV infection from the blood test for syphilis, assuming the test is taken... Read more »

false negative syphilis test

Dear Dr, is it harder to detect syphilis in a patient who has been HIV+ for 20 plus years and is... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

... Over the past decade, rates of syphilis have soared in Canada and other high-income countries. Syphilis outbreaks are common and ongoing among men who have sex with Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cal State-Long Beach Gets Grant to Study Faster HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis C Tests

...Drug Abuse recently awarded California State University-Long Beach a four-year, $1.7 million grant to study experimental rapid tests for HIV, hepatitis C, and syphilis. The project will assess the accuracy and acceptability of the tests among... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

By the Numbers: Black HIV Testing and Infection

...Get Infected Among Gay and Bisexual Men Undiagnosed Gay and Bisexual Men Where Newly HIV-Positive Live Black HIV Testing and Transmission in America Race of Americans Tested Lifetime Testing Rate Views on Testing and... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...negative. Several Rapid test every two months there after up to early march 2010 all negative. Mid March 2010 had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR (DBS) test end May 2010 (after more than 1 year) which came... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...All patients who have syphilis should be tested for HIV infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating Read more »

RNA testing,

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...talking about a version of this RNA test. Comparing antibody and RNA tests HIV antibody tests are the most common and standard tests for HIV. They can test blood or oral fluids. The As someone working in HIV or STDs, you may be hearing more about... Read more »

can someone explain this?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can someone tell me what the VDRL test does? I thought that was for Syph and not hiv? Can anyone explain? And what does a reactive/non-reactive VDRL result mean? Read more »