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UPDATE to May 19, Multiple Inclusive report

Hell again Dr. Bob,I wrote to you back in May about my inconclusive test and you were awesome and replied to my questions. I appreciated that IMMENSILY.(past questions below). I need to tell you that your email was extremely helpful in controlling...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your situation continues to be complicated by excessive inappropriately ordered tests that produced results that are nearly impossible to interpret. PCR RNA and CD4 subsets are not helpful or appropriate when you have not even established your... Read more »

UPdate 3: to May 19, multiple inclusive report

Hello again Dr. Bob,I don't mean to bug you again. I will follow your advice. The only reason why i haven't is because the Doctor I went to is also HIV positive and also listed as a provider on AAHIVM website and I felt he would be able...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I would recommend you seek a completely independent second opinion from a certified HIV specialist. After reviewing your entire record, he or she will advise whether a qualitative PCR DNA test or other evaluation is warranted. Accurately... Read more »

When will we have an all inclusive test?

Dr. Holodniy,With all of the advances in medical technology today, why is it so difficult to develop a comprehensive ELISA that will detect all strains of HIV1? Although HIV1 O, N are rare, no one truly knows where it exists in the US and if they...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I have not, and doubtful that I would.... Read more »

hiv test after pepMy AntiHiv (ab & p24 ag) result is Negative after 18 days. My question is can i trust the result? I asked two doctors and they said you dont need any other tests and the result is accurate and you're clean! Please tell me what do you

I have unprotected sex with a csw at 4 Feb 2014 and I used PEP 28 days included Lamzidivir and Zidovudine, Kaletra at 43hours after exposure. 18 March 2014 is about 2weeks after finish PEP I have taken HIV combo Ab/Ag test is Negative. after...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If combo test is negative at 6 and 8 weeks after your exposure, you are not infected. DW... Read more »
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Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer

BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web sites) test results not just hundreds, as hospital officials have suggested,... Read more »

will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Can Sulpiride affect the result of HIV antibody test?

Posted by character28, 2 Replies
Hi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »