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Hiv Partner Notification Guide

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

ex partner notification

i have recently tested positive, with cd4 count of 24, i already started treatment, i'm not sure from what i'm reading over here on this site that if i'm on the right meds or not, where i live right now they provide the meds for free, and moniter...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...treatment. If you are asking about your treatment, the likelihood is that if you are taking a regimen that contains 3 approved HIV medications in your country, and you take them with good adherence, you are probably responding well to them. If... Read more »

after the result, who finds out? (Reporting/Partner Notification)

I have heard that if a person tests positive they have to tell the doctors who they have had intercourse with and the doctor puts their name on a national list so that every doctor knows. Is this true?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...may have been exposed to the disease, are tested (and when necessary, treated as well). This is called "Contact Tracing" or "Partner Notification". Contact Tracing has been a valuable tool to prevent further spread of infectious diseases. ... Read more »

Not a question, a resource (THE CANADIAN AIDS SOCIETY GUIDE TO HIV TRANSMISSION RISK)

Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk factors for HIV transmission for many, many types of sexual activities from Golden Showers, to Fisting, to plain vanilla sex. It's published by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks! I've posted this reference in this forum previously, but it's been a while. Consequently, I'll happily repost the Web address to help others in their (fear-induced) research!Dr. Bob Read more »

Partner notification and domestic violence issues

I recently tested positive for hiv at a local clinic . The clinic called a partner identification program and they asked me to list my former partners . I left out my last partner because he has a history of violence and if the Board of Health is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...about safer sex). When we notify partners about a possible exposure to HIV or another STD, this is known as contact tracing or partner notification. In a case such as yours, your local health department can notify your partner for you WITHOUT... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider and Client Acceptance of a Health Department Enhanced Approach to Improve HIV Partner Notification in New York City

... The goal of the current study was to assess provider and client acceptance of health department-delivered HIV partner services (PS) in clinical and community settings. New York City's HIV field services unit was formed in 2006 and staffed Read more »
Women Alive

HIV Partner Notification

...Almost 17,000 cases of HIV infection were identified throughout New York state during the last seven months of 2000, according to a report released Friday Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening, Testing, Case Reporting, and Clinical and Partner Notification Practices: A National Survey of U.S. Physicians

...suggest that there are many missed opportunities to diagnose, treat or prevent STDs in the United States. Few physicians engage in partner notification, and most instruct patients to self-report to the health department or to notify their... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

... What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »

Training Guide for the CDC Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read a previous post regarding the CDC's recommendation regarding the window period. It is clearly written in there training manual that all people infected will have a positive test within 4-6 weeks. Only in RARE ocassions, does it take up to 3... Read more »

Are The Guide-lines Different?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When someone has had an exposure with someone who is know to be HIV postive is the window period different? Because, I notice lots of people who have talked about testing longer like health care Read more »

Please Guide me!

Posted by mark1, 1 Reply
...vaginal sex (1/4 of my penis was inserted into the mouth of the vagina for less than 45 seconds) a year back with a potentially HIV infected person. Now after a year, I got a stomach trouble for the last one month. the symptoms include a heavy... Read more »