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Hepatitis B And C Screening

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hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test for comprehensive single-assay detection of HIV-1 Group M RNA, HIV-1 Group O RNA, HIV-2 RNA, hepatitis C Virus RNA and hepatitis B Virus DNA in human plasma. The test, WHICH IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE AS AN AID IN DIAGNOSIS,is designed to... Read more »

Hep G

Is the nations blood supply screened for Hep G (HGV)? Read more »

blood testing / screening

hi dr. Mc Gowan can you please tell me what this means? i got this from the nybc blood center in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Clears Integrated System to Screen Widely for Hepatitis B

... A new system to screen blood, tissue and organ donors for hepatitis B has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The system, which combines two tests from Abbott Laboratories, tests blood Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Panels to Probe Problems at St. Louis VA Clinic

...underwent dental procedures at the clinic between Feb. 1, 2009, and March 11, 2010, that the errors may have exposed them to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Of the 1,144 patients screened so far, 809 tested negative. The VA has not provided a... Read more »
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Getting Involved in Your Health Care

...resistance test, if viral load is above 1,000 Complete blood count Total cholesterol count Blood sugar Pregnancy test Hepatitis B and C screening Full GYN exam, including Pap smear Anal Pap smear, if at risk for anal cancer (HPV) ... Read more »
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initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told Read more »

pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

Intact Skin; Dont throw all caution to the wind

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you for your question. The skin provides an excellent barrier against infection with HIV, and other bloodborne diseases like Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. The pores of the skin are not a direct access to the bloodstream. As long as the skin is... Read more »

Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »