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Dear Doctor I have a question but I don't know this question might be pointless but I really want to know answer of that because I'm really scared, I had HIV rapid test and came positive 3months ago 7th of Oct 2009 thenI had ELISA Test in the same...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your rapid test on October 7, 2009 was a false-positive test as confirmed by your subsequent multiple negative ELISA, rapid, Western Blot and PCR tests. You are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. False-positive rapid tests are not... Read more »

Don't know what to do....Please respond-donation to follow

Hello Bob. I need your expert advice. I had receptive oral sex about 6 weeks ago and swallowed a... Read more »

This is my last question re: please help!!!

Thanks for the reply! I plan on sending a nice donation.Please answer one question. I know the HIV... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...been delayed for 7 days, 72 detainees (43%) would have been released before they could be tested, resulting in a delay in their HIV diagnosis and care, and continued risk for HIV transmission. To maximize case identification, all detainees should... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

...especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to National HIV Testing Day (June 27th). The campaign will spotlight 10 cities -- Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston,... Read more »
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How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks? I know that the recommended testing timeframe is 3 mos. (99.9% accurate) ... but I've also heard that most people Read more »

i just need reassurance, PLEASE

Posted by worriedude1, 1 Reply
...that it would be irrational that just because you find a 20 dollar bill on the ground (very rare) that if you have a negative hiv test at 5 weeks that it will turn positive at 12? Read more »

Need Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...syphilis anti-body delay in the formation on anti-body for HIV. As my test results came out +ve for VDRL but -ve for HIV in week 5. Would like to know if this is possible that I might have HIV too??? regards Read more »

white blood cells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have been to the doctor twice in the past 2 weeks and he has found white blood cells in my urine. He says it isn't a UTI. My last possible time of exposure was 8 weeks ago. Could Read more »