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Hiv Reflex Test

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reflex

what does it mean when some one says hiv reflex
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not sure myself. It can refer to testing when a screening HIV test leads to a reflex confirmatory test. Reflexes often refer to nerve testing of the extremities to look for evidence of nerve Read more »

Faint line on test

Dr I took test and a very faint line came up on two test so they told me I was poz it was really... Read more »

Reliability of Tests?

I have endured a risky moment of unprotected oral sex, me receiving- I didn't even ejaculate I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...(CNS) problems include depression and problems with sleeping, balance, walking, thinking, and memory. In the early years of AIDS these were all called "HIV-Associated Dementia." However, a broader range of problems is showing up at present. This... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am so worried. Read more »

confused and scared

Posted by confused66, 1 Reply
...I am 42 male and had a possible exposure (unprotected vaginal sex, uknown status of partner) to HIV and/or Hep C over a year ago (14 months). I had a complete STD (including HIV) screening at nine week mark, all negative. I had Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood Read more »

Jackie and Greg please read and respond ASAP

Posted by Anonymous
...acne like things. I had to go to an infectious disease doctor and he ordered a RNA by PCR utra-sensitive test with reflex to HIV 1, and a western blot, and a T-Cell count. I have tested negative for all other std's. With these test will i be... Read more »