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Hiv Testing After Exposure

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Allowing Teachers to Request HIV Tests After Exposure to Students' Blood

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) on Friday signed a bill (SB 230 ) that will allow teachers to require students to take an HIV test if a teacher is exposed to their blood, the AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (Richmond, AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Students at Missouri High School Tested for HIV Following Concern of Exposure to Virus, AP/Google.com Reports

Students at a suburban St. Louis high school are being tested for HIV after an HIV-positive individual told health officials that as many as 50 students might have been exposed to the virus, the AP/Google.com reports. The St. Louis County Health... Read more »
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Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral exposure to semen of HIV confirmed positive person without therapy (I did unprotected oral sex with ejaculation). How "woohoo" conclusive is my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mike,Your negative HIV test at day 223 is definitive and conclusive. You know what comes next. Yep, that's right: WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well. You're welcome for my short "answear".Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV test after possible exposure

I've made the biggest mistake of my life. 3 weeks ago I had sex with a woman that was not my wife. She is a friend of a friend. I performed oral on her and we had vaginal sex with a condom. I've been married over 8 years. This is the...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The PCR test is not intended as a screening test. For the most part, it is used to measure viral load. The standard screening tests are ELISA and Western blot, which are greater than 99.9% sensitive. You should trust the results. You may repeat... Read more »

HIV test 9 months after the exposure!

If a negative result done after 8 months and nine months of the last exposure be confirmed as a confirmed negative.(ELISA on both occasions)But I still have a cough that has been there for over a month. The friend I slept with is not a HIV patient...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It doesn't sound like your problem has anything to do with HIV. You should have your cough checked out by a doctor-- many problems can cause chronic cough.... Read more »

HIV Testing after high risk exposure

On January 30,2011 I had anal sex with a guy where i was the giver to make long story short protection broke. found out he is HIV positive. I took a three month test it was negative now waiting for six months. Please help me should i test exactly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.The CDC recommends HIV-antibody tests at both the three- and six-month marks for significant HIV exposures. Broken-condom anal sex with a partner confirmed to be positively charged would qualify as a significant HIV exposure. You can test at six... Read more »
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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... Read more »

Hiv test after 3 years of exposure.

Posted by sammi0506, 1 Reply
Hi .. I am from Sydney Australia.

I was exposed to HIV. I had a HIV antibody and antigen test 3 years later. ( Blood sample) . It came back negative.

I am aware that there is a 3 month window period..
But my question is... Would there still be HIV... Read more »

i got tested for hiv 6 weeks after exposure

Posted by lookingforhelp, 1 Reply
i got tested at 6 week after exposure it was negative. what is the odds i will test positive later on. my anxiety is killing me. it actually put me in the hospital, there did more whit count test all were normal can anyone please help me Read more »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »