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Negative antibody test 4 years after HIV contact?

Hi Mr M.Excuse my ignorance as I am still trying to understand HIV/AIDS. A question from 16 December contained a statement whereby the patient had contracted HIV in 1994 due to tragic circumstances, yet tested negative in 1998 to HIV antibody. Is...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloThe standard HIV antibody test will show positive within weeks after infection in the majority of people who are infected. Although the sensitivity Read more »

HIV Test

An ex partner of mine just took an HIV test and was told he was negative. However, he was told that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

...and discrimination, which means they miss the "best time for treatment," Lu said. Yunnan has 210 labs to screen and diagnose HIV/AIDS, and the number of labs might increase in the future, according to Lu (Xinhua/ People's Daily , 1/18). ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics are seeing other health care providers, besides your HIV specialist, be sure that they are all in contact. Track Your HIV/AIDS Tests It's best to buy a notebook and use it whenever you go to the doctor to write questions you have and take... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Program Uses Text Messaging to Encourage HIV Testing

...Health has launched a program, "Text 2 Survive," that uses cell phone text messaging to encourage residents to be tested for HIV, reports. Through the program, individuals can send a text message to a designated number with their... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Where can I get the Rapid Oral Test

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
Where can I gte the rapid oral swab test? How much does the rapid oral swab test cost? Is it conclusive? Read more »


Posted by Rohan, 1 Reply with any one after she had one boyfriend in Feb 2003 with whom she had oral. But I m worried that i might have contacted HIV. DO you want me to have another TEST. IS IT REQUIRED OR SHALL I FORGET ABOUT THIS. PLEASE HELP!!! Read more »

Afraid to take a test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Three years ago I had a relationship. The guy died last year December while in prison. There are rumours that he dies from HIV/AIDS. I do not have any symptoms that I might be positive. My fear is I am now engaged to somebody who loves me very... Read more »