Hiv Test At Six Weeks With Third Generation Test

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re: hiv/aids

Hi Dr Bob.I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about my risk of contracting hiv over 4 years ago and then recently experiencing some symptoms so i went to get a hiv test. You said to write back to you when i got my test result.when i went for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative fourth generation HIV-antibody test four years after a possible exposure is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able!I cannot diagnose the cause Read more »

Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

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is HIV DUO test offered in US ?

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The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

... Table of Contents Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving HIV Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing

...for diagnosing HIV infection. These advances have reduced or eliminated many of the technical weaknesses of first-generationHIV tests -- making it far easier for patients to take HIV tests, and giving providers far more tools for catching new... Read more »
The Body PRO

A Review of Six Years of Statewide Testing for Acute HIV in North Carolina

...the third trimester. Women were more likely to have an STD [sexually transmitted disease] within eight weeks of their acute HIV diagnosis compared to men. Can you explain the significance of that discrepancy? I don't know if I actually know... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

...saliva, and blood" -- accounted for 89.1 percent of all transmission events in the first 20 months of follow-up. "Single antibody HIV tests in particular can be false negative in primary HIV infections, as it can take on average three to four... Read more »