Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill

Hiv And Aids Testing Clinics

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Testing for HIV/AIDS at Clinics to Be Routine

HIV testing soon will be routine at 16 of the 19 public health clinics serving Austin's Travis County. Health officials in March initiated routine HIV testing at four of the clinics run by Travis County CommUnityCare, the clinics overseen by the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Harare, Zimbabwe, Maternity Clinics Reportedly Conducting Compulsory HIV/AIDS Tests on Pregnant Women

"In a move that is likely to raise the ire of HIV/AIDS activists, maternity clinics in [Harare] are conducting compulsory HIV/AIDS tests on pregnant women before they can register for delivery," the Zimbabwean reports, adding, "Scores of pregnant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Clinics Boost Number Tested for HIV/AIDS -- Authorities Credit Fast Exam, Marketing Campaigns

National HIV Testing Day was June 27, capping off an effort by health officials in Colorado to boost screenings there. The Colorado AIDS Project (CAP) has stepped up its outreach, and its free testing center has served twice as many people during... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I'm HIV negative, first sexual partner (unprotected) tested negative today in HIV walk in clinic. Do i still undertake treatment?

Im HIV negative and foolishly had unprotected sex with someone who hadnt been checked in almost a year. Today he tested negative in a HIV walk in clinic. Beforehand, I was given the post exposure prophylaxis starter kit from a local std clinic due...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The issue is that HIV tests do not pick up very recent infection. So, if your partner was theoretically infected a week before having sex with you it is possible he would be highly infectious yet antibody negative.The chances of this are low but... Read more »

HIV Test at Clinic

What type of safety precautions are put into place at HIV testing sites? I recently took a test at a free clinic (I get one done every year but this was the first time at a clinic) and the test came back negative. They did both a blood draw and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Free HIV or STD testing Clinic in NYC

I want to know are there any places that offer free HIV and STD testing?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
For New York City, call 1-800-TALK-HIV. The Department of Health will schedule an appointment at a clinic closest to you. You can also request to be tested at an anonymous site.RMK... Read more »

3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »
Connect With Others

tests neg.- clinical pos.!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a lot of pain and hiv -symptoms after a risk.(lymph-pain,body pain, skinproblems and more) Every day severe symptoms and pain !!! Not in my head! Another malady was not founded. I have done 5 elisa-tests for hiv1 and hiv 2 about 14 months.... Read more »

Standard STD clinic tests should be done too

Posted by Anonymous
Standard STD clinic tests should be done along with AIDS HIV and get vaccinated for hepatitis.


Read more »

Hiv Clinic infection possibility?

Posted by dekispur1, 1 Reply
Hey guys i went to get tested for HIV and any other STD's and everything came back negative which is great news, but the problem was at the clinic as i walked out the band aid where they had taken blood came off and there was a fair amount of blood... Read more »

Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more than one infection.


Read more »