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Hiv Test Consent Forms

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HIV Testing

Hi. I had recently had minor surgery, and they took a lot of samples of my blood. I was wondering: Do they test your blood for HIV? Or if you had the HIV virus, would they let you know it? Don't they need to know if you are HIV+ before they operate...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...they simply treat every patient as if that patient has HIV, for their own protection. To be tested for HIV, you must sign a consent form. If you didn't, then the blood was drawn for other purposes. Read more »

CDC Recomendations

Dr. BobToday I read in the press where the CDC and AMA want to start testing everyone 13-64 for... Read more »

HIV testing in the workplace

Hello,A friend has just been interviewed by a large Multi National Company, when he took his... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Massachusetts Officials Issue Directive That Seeks to Streamline HIV Testing Consent Process

...patients receiving medical care, the Boston Globe reports. State health care providers typically give patients separate consent forms for HIV testing, a practice health officials say poses as a barrier to HIV testing for patients and their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: HIV Testing Bill Passes Legislature

...would be sufficient for rapid HIV testing outside correctional settings. Consent to HIV testing could be included in a general consent form covering multiple procedures, so a separate HIV consent form would not be necessary. Consent would be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

VA to Begin Offering Routine, Voluntary HIV Tests at Medical Centers

...reports. The new policy follows CDC's recommendations for voluntary, routine HIV testing and no longer requires veterans to sign a consent form, the article states, adding that "veterans must verbally consent to the test. They can also decline... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Testing and Written, Informed Consent

...which can be easily accessed on the Department's website. GMHC does not view this as a significant barrier for physicians. HIV test consent forms are no different than a variety of other forms necessary to gain consent for other tests and... Read more »
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Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...wouldn't get tested every year: Repeated, annual testing would only be recommended only for those at high-risk. There would be no consent form specifically for the HIV test; it would be covered in a clinic or hospital's standard care consent... Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 2 Replies
...wouldn't get tested every year: Repeated, annual testing would only be recommended only for those at high-risk. There would be no consent form specifically for the HIV test; it would be covered in a clinic or hospital's standard care consent... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...tell applicants they will be tested for HIV, must provide them with general information, and must have the applicant sign a consent form. In New York State, people cannot be denied health insurance because they have HIV or AIDS. Why is it... Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »