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Hiv Test 5 Months

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Can HIV be tested after months of death?

Hi, my friend died months ago in the hospital, because of a tropical disease that was not diagnosed correctly and in time.After his death, two days later, labs came out stating he was actually HIV positive. At that time he was already dead and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hi and sorry for your loss.Testing preserved tissues after death for the presence of HIV is possible, but rarely done. I'd suspect that if one looked at your friend's lab tests prior to his death, one might (or might not) find other clues... Read more »

HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral... Read more »


Hello to my favorite doctor in the world,I have a question about HIV testing. In a couple recent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC-Funded Clinical Trial Testing Tenofovir for HIV Prevention to Begin Next Month in Bangkok

A CDC -funded, three-year clinical trial testing Gilead 's antiretroviral drug Viread to determine its effectiveness in preventing HIV transmission is scheduled to begin next month in Bangkok, Thailand, the Bangkok Post reports (Wancharoen, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers to Test Monthly Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

Two large clinical HIV-prevention trials in Africa will test the safety and effectiveness of a vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine. Both studies are being conducted in partnership with the US National Institutes of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Jail Testing Finds 20 New HIV Cases in First Month

An HIV testing program begun last month in the D.C. jail has found that 4.4 percent of the 1,264 people screened so far are HIV-positive, correctional officials said Monday. Of the 20 new cases diagnosed, one-third were unaware they were infected.... Read more »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... Read more »
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Tested Hiv+ 2 Months ago

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
My names John and i tested Hiv+ 2 months ago, i have only told two people including my wonderful and supportive brother. My problem is not totaliy directed towards how i feel, its more towards how other people feel. I want to tell everyone that it... Read more »

Is HIV ELISA test 3 months conclusive?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
Is HIV ELISA blood test at 3 months after possible exposure conclusive? What factors affect the window period of HIV? Why do some people are false negative after 3 months? Thanks Read more »

HIV Test at 4.5 months

Posted by Ram83, 1 Reply
As posted before I had intercourse at two occassions with CSW, first one in the month of January 19 when the condom slipped. Second one was deep throat kissing on 22nd May 2014. I recently went through HIV antibody test. It was automated HIV test... Read more »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »