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Hiv Partner Notification

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Ask the Experts

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 »

partner notification

When a person tests posative for hiv is there a system for partner notification without telling... Read more »

ex partner notification

i have recently tested positive, with cd4 count of 24, i already started treatment, i'm not sure... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Partner Notification Outcomes for HIV-Infected Patients by Duration of Infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006

... "The San Francisco Department of Public Health conducts HIV third-party partner notification in the following populations based on standard [CDC] guidelines: (1) persons with acute and non-acute incident HIV infection Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

...the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification (PN). However, PN for HIV is controversial. Many persons diagnosed with HIV do not receive PN... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Decries Passage of HIV Partner Notification Bill

...game in Albany -- and New Yorkers with HIV and those affectedby it have lost. New York doesn't need the Mayersohn bill because partner notification programsare already in place throughout the state. Instead, what's imperative isfinding a way of... Read more »
Connect With Others

guilt

Posted by turtle2087, 1 Reply
...tested 6 months ago i was clean so u have nothing t worry about having sex with me... well seeing that i just got tested for HIV again the second time (just in case) i didnt think i had anything to worry about so i had sex "unprotected" with a... Read more »

Howdo from England!!

Posted by Richie_in_the_UK, 3 Replies
...professional degree! Despite this I finished and qualified as a nurse and social worker. Now doing research into adherence and partner notification In a way being diagnosed turned my world upside down ..but on the flip side of the coin it has... Read more »

i think the cdc is hunting me down

Posted by tommyga, 4 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed, and I've heard that the CDC will call you to talk about partner notification. Well, I ahven't got a call, but I've begun to tell the folks who need to know what they need to know about my diagnosis. It's Read more »

help

Posted by babygirl30, 2 Replies
...I think I have hiv and I have been very sexually active with a couple of men as well as having an affair with a married man for 5 years.It sounds Read more »