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Express Hiv-1 Test System

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home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING that's confirmatory? how can i purchase it?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No, and you should have this repeated and with a confirmatory test through a clinical laboratory.... Read more »

HIV express testing

Hi. I took a Home access express test which provides results in three business days. I called... Read more »

RE: HIV Express testing

Dr. Holodniy,The reason Home Access results are taking longer is because they just moved their lab... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Express Visit" Option Leads to Significantly Increased STD Testing and Treatment at New York City Clinics

In response to increasing patient demand for STD screening and limited physician resources, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) made an "Express Visit" option a routine part of care at 10 STD clinics in 2006. With... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Doubt Over Revised Number of HIV-Positive People in China, New York Times Reports

Some HIV/AIDS advocates are expressing doubt over a new estimate of the number of HIV-positive people in China that was released in a report on Wednesday by China's Ministry of Health , the World Health Organization and UNAIDS , the New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California County AIDS Office Could Close Under Budget-Cutting Proposal; Advocates Express Concern

HIV/AIDS advocates in Santa Clara County, Calif., on Thursday at a community hearing expressed concern about the county's proposal to shut down its HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Program as part of a plan to cut $2.3 million from the health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize Confidentiality

Georgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. However, AIDS advocates... Read more »
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will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system.

Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.

Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.

Do such person with... Read more »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »

BRITON - CLEARS HIV FROM HIS SYSTEM

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Thought this was interesting... MSNBC Sunday Nov 13


LONDON - A British man claimed on Sunday to be the first person to become clear of the HIV virus, which can lead to AIDS, after earlier testing positive for it.

If true, the case of 25-year-old... Read more »