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Hiv Late Testers

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: Late Testers for HIV Concern Health Officials

State health officials are increasingly concerned about Iowans who have had HIV for years before being diagnosed. People who do not know their HIV status are more likely to spread the disease, said experts, and late testers run a greater risk of... Read more »
Latino Commission on AIDS

On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price

On the Eve of World AIDS Day, the Latino Commission on AIDS Sounds the Alarm: Hispanic/Latinos Are Late Testers and Paying a Heavy Price November 30, 2009 Latinos account for 19.0% of people living with AIDS. Photo: Yanira Arias New York --... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Worried about risk from Hiv p tester/counselor

Dr.Bob,First let me say you are one amazing person for all that you do for everyone in this world.I need to ask you a very important question that has me worried.I was tested recently at a clinic in Florida and the person who tested me has hiv(he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your kind comments.Your HIV risk is exactly zero! Zip! Nada! If HIV were so easily transmissible, it would have wiped out the entire planet long ago. Your worries are completely unwarranted.You tested negative! You should be... Read more »

Can I get aids by making contact with an aids tester

Good afternoon, so I was at school and my friend found what looked like to be a used aids testing kit which is about the size of a pen, and he throws it from far and it ended up hitting me around my upper chest and left cheek, am I under any risk of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot get HIV this way.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected... Read more »

Transmission thru Lipstick testers!!!

Dear Dr.Barbara,I recently visited a store and the salesgirl insisted that I try the lipsticks before choosing one.She had lipstick testers...I tried a few and bought one.My concern now is that the same lipstick testers could have been used by a lot...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would definitely NOT recommend testing.... Read more »

Rapid Test Needlestick Validity from late 2008: Very Alarmed!

Hello. In December of 2007 I had two very brief (less than a minute) sexual encounters which I felt put me at risk for HIV/AIDS. I did not come to this conclusion until 8-9 months later when I decided to go to Planned Parenthood and get a rapid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree your recent worries are "unrealistic" and "pretty silly." I also agree your renewed worries about your negative HIV-antibody test are due to your OCD being OOC (out of control). If my reassurance is not sufficient for... Read more »
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Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester

Posted by Anonymous
John XXIII AIDS Ministry
Outreach Worker / HIV Counselor and Tester in Salinas, California


The AACT Program (African-American Counseling and Testing) Coordinator will be in charge of identifying and HIV testing high-risk African-Americans. This... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Counselor/Tester Conn.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hispanic Health Council, Inc.
Bilingual HIV Counselor/Tester
Description:
Provides ongoing risk reduction behavioral change counseling and testing to farm workers and others that may have been exposed to HIV and STDs. Conducts presentations, HIV... Read more »

HIV Counselor/Tester

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Counselor and Tester

Provides pre and post test HIV counseling and testing, education and outreach services to on and off site treatment facilities, surrounding community, Outreach sites, and other CBO' institutions. Other duties as needed.

Own... Read more »

HIV Counselor and Tester Roxbury

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
HIV Counselor and Tester
Provides pre and post test HIV counseling and testing, education and outreach services to on and off site treatment facilities, surrounding community and other CBO' institutions. Roxbury, Massachusetts

Start Date:
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