Hiv Testing Before Marriage

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positive hiv test, now 6 negative tests

After 7 years of marriage, I discovered my husband had been unfaithful. 7 months ago I went and got "all STD" testing. Everything was negative except I had a + HIV elisa and western blot. The following 2 days I was retested again and was negative....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your first test is a "false positive." There are a number of reasons for false-positive HIV-antibody tests, including technical or clerical errors and nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies. In your case it was most likely Read more »

3rd time asking...ppplease advise!

Dr. Bob,I wrote you yesterday about my situation and just wanted to add a couple of pieces of... Read more »

marriage 9 years

I have been married 9 years. My husband has always given blood to the red cross and such. i m... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

...marriage. Nair said that such cases place the HIV-negative spouse and any children at an increased risk for HIV. The National AIDS Control Organisation , which advocates against mandatory HIV tests, is opposed to the proposal and said that HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Goa Makes HIV Tests for Marriage Voluntary

... The government of the Indian state of Goa has decided to allow HIV tests to be voluntary for couples registering for marriage, Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said Friday at an international seminar, the PTI/ DNA India reports (PTI/ DNA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India State of Goa to Proceed With Plan to Require HIV Tests for Marriage

...measure already had sparked debate among advocacy groups, who say that compulsory HIVtesting cannot be imposed on people. UNAIDS country director for India Denis Broun last week urged Goa not to require couples to be screened for HIV, saying... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Roman Catholic Bishops Call for Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage

...India's Roman Catholic bishops have called for national legislation requiring couples to undergo HIVtesting before obtaining marriage licenses in an effort to prevent HIV transmission, the AP/ reports. The country's 149 bishops on... Read more »