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Hiv Positive Notification

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hiv notification

hi, heres my situation im 23 and used to donate blood. well yesterday i got a call from a blood center in the county i used to live saying that they were reviewing my case and it was determined i was hiv positive. well i have not donated blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to be screened for STDs. Screening tests at blood donation centers are designed to protect the blood supply, not to diagnose HIV disease. False-positive tests are not uncommon with blood bank screening. If someone tests preliminarily positive,... Read more »

Aids Notification

If a person has AIDS is that person required to tell anyone that they come in contact with while... Read more »

Teacher notification of Student HIV status

During a recent parent/teacher phone conference, a parent notified me that her child was HIV+ with... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Telephone vs. Face-to-Face Notification of HIV Results in High-Risk Youth

...Journal of Adolescent Health examines the possible differences between telephone notification vs. face-to-face notification of HIV test results for high-risk youth. All outreach testing sites were within the Portland, OR, metropolitan area.... Read more »
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

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

... The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Sex on Premises Venue (SOPV) Health Promotion Project in Response to Sustained Increases in HIV Notifications

... Queensland has seen an increase in HIV notifications. In response, a health promotion outreach was developed with sex on premises venues (SOPV) in Brisbane. During 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 »

Contact notification

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Newly diagnosed and want to notify 3 contacts anonymously. I live in upstate NY and was told I would have to give my name to my county health dept to take advantage of CNAP, but it's a small county, I know people who work there and I'm sure word... Read more »

Damn

Posted by planonstaying, 3 Replies
... It's good to be alive huh? I think it will be a while till I really get a handle on living with HIV. I know I am doing all I can to accept it and to live with it rather than push it aside or self medicate rather than Read more »

Blood Bank notification

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how long a blood bank takes to notify a donor if there is a find with the blood. I have been told by many people it is 2 weeks but one sourse said it can take up to two months. I know that in most cases they send a cerified letter.... Read more »