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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific Populations Pregnant Women ...
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Dealing with Stress from Waiting for Test Results?

Dear Dr. Bob,I was tested 2 & 1/2 weeks ago , and I still haven't gotten my result. The stress of waiting is really upsetting me. I can't concentrate at work, and I'm crying at different points throughout my day.I've called my health provider to ask...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sure, I have a tip. Next time, get a rapid HIV test. Results are available in as few as 20 minutes!It seems to me that 2 weeks is excessively long to wait for a routine HIV-screening Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it Read more »

ABRAZO BOLIVIANO-Testing results, antybiotics, Agammaglobulinemia

Dr. BOB. Im just fascinated with what you write (and think). Quiero WOO HOO, but I cant. Im married with 2 babies (one is only 10 months old)Ive had sex with sex workers all over last year (not all over...but at least 4 times) (the last time was 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is not your problem. No way. No how.You do not have agammaglobulinemia based on your test results.Antibiotics do not affect HIV test results. To sum up: WOO-HOO.Dr. Bob Read more »

pcr or elisa (HIV TESTING)

dear dr.I have actually read in this websites content that PCR are better than antibody. Is this true? Please give me piece of mind. I have tested up to 8 months using standard elisa, its negative. can i let go or should i still do a pcr?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Rapid Testing for HIV Available; Results Take Only 20 Minutes

... The Spokane Regional Health District has begun offering the OraQuick Advanced rapid oral HIV test to anyone at risk for the virus through unsafe sex or intravenous drug use, according to Dr. Kim Thorburn, health officer for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Now, HIV Testing in Minutes

... New York's state Health Department recently issued new guidelines calling for the use of the rapid oral HIV test that delivers results in 20 minutes after a mouth swab. The aim is to make the test simpler so more people are diagnosed early. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Officials Urge a Wider Use of a 20-Minute HIV Test

...CDC officials yesterday urged greater use of a rapid HIV test to identify newly infected people as early as possible, and so reduce their chances of transmitting the virus to others. The Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital Will Offer HIV Tests, Results to Patients Older Than 15 Without Parental Consent

...with HIV/AIDS. CDC in 2006 recommended routine HIV testing for people ages 13 to 64, and some hospitals have begun offering HIV tests to all patients. However, the St. Louis program will be the first such program at a pediatric hospital, Hayes... Read more »
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how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you know Read more »

question about testing and results

Posted by guy23, 2 Replies
...repeated after 6 months. this was well over a decade ago. so i don't know if things have changed since then. i know that there are tests for HIV using saliva and that some tests can be done where the results can be found in 20 minutes. but does... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

Confused

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...high-risk exposure Feburary 11th(9 weeks). Instead my Dr. did a basic check up; nothing more. I asked him "well, what about HIV testing?" he says "that's not untill Augutst!!!". The wait is killing me inside. Should I goto my local Health clinic... Read more »