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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medicine. I am from New Jersey. One of my patient is going through severe anxiety and depression. He tested Positive on Labcorp ICMA test for Hiv 1/O/2 but negative on western blot. I have assured him so many times that positive ICMA with... Read more »

What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the... Read more »

Does a person have to be tested for HIV-subtype M or O or N?

Hi, again. First and foremost, hope you're doing fine. and, second, thanks for answering my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

...immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and health-care expenditures in the United States. HIV testing and linkage to care are essential to identify persons early in their course of infection to prevent... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...questionable reliability are marketed illegally over the Internet and in newspaper and magazine advertisements. Rapid Test Rapid tests for HIV are assays that detect antibodies to HIV within minutes. Many of these tests use easily collected... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

...Infectious Diseases). It was administered to participants at two different times: the three-month and six-month marks in the study. HIV testing took place every six months for three years. Participants also received HIV prevention counseling at... Read more »
The Body

HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...researchers lovingly nicknamed "subject number RBF168") was diagnosed with HIV. Bienvenue en France! Several different HIV tests repeatedly came up positive, but her Western Blot results were a little weird. Scientists decided to... Read more »
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hiv-2??

Posted by Anonymous
...having symptoms but still testing negative. should i consider testing for hiv-2 or subtypes?? Read more »

HIV Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know everyone on here is scared and all of our symptoms are real. has anyone else on here thought about the possibility that the tests just aren't that good, or maybe we all have some new strain that the ID doctors refuse to acknowledge. I saw a... Read more »

HIV with non B-subtype

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Hi, are there anyone here infected with HIV1 with non-B subtype? Did you get dx by standard HIV1 antibody test? The reason I'm asking this because I may got infected in Asia and I don't know Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Please Help I am still having symptoms after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 Read more »