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Hiv Testing Centers

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil Plans to Launch HIV Testing Centers, Advertising Campaign Encouraging HIV-Positive People to Seek Treatment

On Thursday, Brazilian health officials announced plans to set up HIV testing centers in remote areas of the country and to increase advertising to encourage people living with HIV/AIDS to seek treatment, the AP/ reports. Mariangela... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: New HIV Test Center Opens

The "Lead the Way" campaign's new storefront center at University Avenue and Park Boulevard is targeting residents of Hillcrest, South Park, University Heights, and Mission Hills with its offer of free, rapid-result HIV testing. The center, a pilot... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: HIV Testing Center Opens in Chelsea

Though it has been operating for two months, Gay Men's Health Crisis' (GMHC) HIV testing center in Chelsea marked its grand opening on Sept. 27. "Our presence here is no accident -- HIV rates in Chelsea have long been disproportionately high,"... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV RNA test center in los angeles?

hi, doctor. could you please tell me where can i take a HIV RNA test in Los angeles, california. thank you very much. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would check the website for the AIDS Project Los Angeles ( to get basic HIV information and the location of HIV test sites in LA. KH... Read more »

do plasma centers report hiv infection to local plasma centers

i was rejected at a plasma center for high liver enzymes through alt test they said it was not hiv but i'm still very frightened....
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 would determine whether these elevated enzymes are due to hepatitis virus infection. Ask the center what hepatitis tests they performed. If they did not do them, get tests for hepatitis and followup.MH... Read more »

test centers

hi Dr. i am from india of state maharashtra.can you tell me the HIV test centers in india (maharashtra)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post from India.There are definitely HIV testing centers in Maharashtra; particularly in Mumbai. You could start by contacting our friend and colleague, Dr. Janak Maniar, Consulting... Read more »

Can you be infected by the test center?

What is the likely hood being infected by a HIV test center? What if some infected people playing the needles that is being use to draw your blood? Any laws require all the health workers be tested? Can an infected person be a qualified technican...
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
The likelihood is almost zero, even with the whole Smith-Kline fiasco. HIV testing requires informed consent and cannot be mandated as a condition of employment (except for the military and maybe a few others). I personally know many HIV positive... Read more »
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Donor blood center test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Quick question if anyone knows out there. What type of test does the blood center use to test for hiv? How effective is it? It would seem nothing would get past them. Right? Where can you get the kind of test done that the blood center uses? ... Read more »

Online testing centers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any experience with the online testing centers i.e.,, etc. Does anyone know if they're reliable? Apparently they give HIV test results over the phone. I'm not sure if this is a good idea. ... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
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