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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unprotected sex with a person of unknown status, 3 months back. tell me how stupid i am. I went to the doctor and had a blood test for HIV and the doctor also did a regular blood test. My HIV test results are negative, but my liver enzymes were... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada OKs First Rapid-Result HIV Test for Doctor's Office, Clinics

...patient and their health care provider," said Galli. "This test is designed as a screening test. It is not considered a diagnostic test for HIV," he said. "In other words, any positive on a screen has to go for confirmatory testing. The patient... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Trinity Biotech's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV Test for Use in Doctors' Offices, Clinics

... FDA has approved Ireland-based Trinity Biotech 's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV test for use in almost 200,000 clinics and doctors' offices in the United States, the company on Wednesday announced, the Associated Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: B.C. Officials Want HIV Tests Offered on Routine Doctor Visits

... Public health officials in British Columbia are testing the feasibility of offering an HIV test to anyone seeking care at a doctor's office, clinic or hospital. The initiative, called Stop HIV/AIDS, is funded by a four-year, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Physician -- HIV Test Guidelines Not Being Followed

...Physicians can easily offer HIV along with other age- or risk-appropriate screening tests. If the patient declines the offer for HIV testing, it can be noted in his or her file, said Sweet. But if a patient sees two or three doctors and is never... Read more »
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Terrified...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I got an HIV test at my doctor's office last Saturday. It is only a month after potential exposure with prostitutes (condom for intercourse, none Read more »

Terrified...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I got an HIV test at my doctor's office last Saturday. It is only a month after potential exposure with prostitutes (condom for intercourse, none Read more »

Can doctors take HIV tests? UK question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UK lad here that needs to have a HIV test done but the only problem being that my local GU clinic is only open on Tuesday afternoons between 12 and 4 and I cannot get Read more »

Unsure about these symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I pray all are doing well. I had several hiv tests done both doctor's office and home hiv test. All negative. Last negative Feb 01. Last risk was Aug. 99 but I have white tongue Read more »