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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking question.Jul 26, 2008 Bob, My question was because i am drinking so much alcohol, will the... Read more »

The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

question about the correlation between false positive HIV results and the Flu shot and you said... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known risk factors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: HIV Results in 20 Minutes

The Manatee County Health Department and HIV/AIDS Prevention Program will offer free OraQuick HIV tests at events recognizing National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, Oct. 15. On Friday, free testing is available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the department's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV Result Giving. Is it Time to Change Our Thinking?

An integral component of the HIV testing process is ensuring that patients receive post-test discussion when learning their results. New South Wales Health Department (NSW Health) policy recommends in-person results for all patients undergoing HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Might Be Result of Gene Mutation, Study Says

HIV might be the result of a gene mutation that occurred when the simian immunodeficiency virus -- believed to be the progenitor of HIV -- jumped from apes to humans, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Cell , Reuters reports.... Read more »
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how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you know that your... Read more »

undetermined hiv results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got tested..results undetermined...why does this happen to me..it happened when I was 18 too..now10 yrs later again.. Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

I know I have HIV, no results back

Posted by Redeye77, 2 Replies
It will be two weeks after my 4 week 1 day test was taken and still no results. I called 2 days ago and they weren't in yet so my assumption is I have HIV and it's taking so long because they have to confirm my first positive test.
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