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Hiv Test Delay

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dose habetites b carrier delay delay hiv test for more than 4 months after exposure.

If someone have habetites B for more than 20 years, just carier, but have no any problem and all liver function are normal, dose that delay hiv test for more than 4 months after exposure.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I know of no data to suggest this. Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Fear Causes Risky Delay in HIV Tests, Experts Say

... Early HIV testing took top billing among a variety of awareness initiatives in Arkansas on World AIDS Day. The state has experienced more HIV Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cleveland Agencies, Groups Frustrated by Delays in Receiving HIV Test Results, People Not Returning for Results

... The federal government is urging state and local health departments nationwide to step up HIV testing efforts to identify HIV-positive people who are unaware of their status, but agencies and AIDS service organizations in the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cost, State Laws, Reluctance of Some Family Physicians Expected to Delay Implementation of CDC Recommendations for Routine HIV Testing

... Complex state HIV testing laws, reluctance of some family physicians to administer tests to their patients and testing costs are expected to delay for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention Value of HIV Testing of Inmates Shown

...Correctional Institutions (ACI). During 2000-2007, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections program administered 102,229 HIV tests within 24 hours of jail admission, representing an estimated 40,000-60,000 unique detainees and 73 percent of... Read more »
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Must read for all you HIV worry warts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...physical was fine with the exception of one problem. So I walked over to the clinic, expecting them to say I am sorry your HIV exam is positive. I was told that the problem was that they did not have my eye exam results and that my blood tests... Read more »

Herpes and HIV/delayed sero

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...whether taking Famvir (an antiviral) for a rash (herpes like burning sensation) for 5 days (this was 2 weeks after exposure) would delay seroconversion? Could it delay it beyond 3 months? Is there any real need to test at 6 months for a low... Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be interpreted in the usual manner... Read more »

Suppressed immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »