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hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accept the truly wonderful news of your definitive HIV-negative status. Your WOO-HOO is way, way, way overdue!Regarding theTaqScreenMPX, see below.Be well jon.Dr. BobTest Again? (TaqScreenMPX) Jan 3, 2009I had unprotected insertive oral sex with... Read more »

chance of false positive HIV screening test

I tested positive during an hiv screening. Less than 2 years ago I had the gastric bypass.My... Read more »

Name of infant HIV screening test

Can you tell me what the name of test is used to screen nebworns for HIV in New York State? What... Read more »
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV Screening Tests Proposed to Be Added to Medicare's List of Covered Preventive Services

...Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a new proposal that would cover Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection screening for Medicare beneficiaries who are at increased risk for the infection, including women who are pregnant and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: Abbott Recalls Some HIV Blood Screening Tests

...a year ago, the Prism HIV O Plus test is used by laboratory professionals. Abbott says it is the first fully automated blood screening test for HIV-1 and HIV-2. Abbott spokesperson Don Braakman said the company knows of no effect on blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA OKs Second HIV Donor Screening Test

...Prism System. FDA said the test identifies antibodies to HIV type 1, groups M and O, and to HIV type 2. It is the second donor screening test licensed to detect antibodies to HIV type 1, group O. Positive results for the test still require... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Assessing Targeted Screening and Low Rates of HIV Testing

...VAMC-DC, 3.8 percent to 4.9 percent (mean=4.25 percent) of patients in care without known HIV infection underwent annual HIV screening. On average, a yearly rate of 3.4 percent was found among those tested for HIV. During the study period, HIV... Read more »
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Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...is it possible hiv survive and infect me in this scenaria? also i am very very worried about other STD. How soon can i do STD screen? thx. pls answer. Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her either. I am worried about the baby. Will they screen her for hiv? What if they screen her for hiv and she is negative but gets it later in pregnancy. How many... Read more »

initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told Read more »