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Worried - Mishandled HIV test - 2nd post

Hello Dr. Frascino:I have not been able to function properly ever since an incident I had at a HIV testing facility. I went to a HIV testing site and was asked to sit in a small room. After I sat down to take the Orasure Advance Saliva test, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. None of the components in HIV testing assays are infectious.Dr. Bob Read more »

pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey Shows

...serology rate announced through this survey does not mean that we should fold our hands and say Cameroon is not really affected by HIV/AIDS," adding, "This is the time for us to examine the strategies used to fight the pandemic and seek ways of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Testing for HIV/AIDS at Clinics to Be Routine

... HIV testing soon will be routine at 16 of the 19 public health clinics serving Austin's Travis County. Health officials in March initiated Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bergen County, N.J., Rejects Plans to Close No-Cost HIV Testing Center

...threaten federal funding because the county would still provide "public outreach and public education" on HIV ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/4). However, opponents of the plan said the potential closure would put Ryan White funding at risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Often Neglected in HIV/AIDS Testing, Treatment, Rwandan Official Says 500 HIV-positive children. However, Binagwaho said that in addition to HIV/AIDS-related stigma, inadequate pediatric HIV testing, treatment and counseling facilities are still impeding efforts to identify and provide treatment for HIV-positive... Read more »
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HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB... Read more »

Need HIV 2 testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...before along with other strange skin and sinus problems. I would like to be tested for HIV 2 but can not find anyone to do the testing. The state run facilities look at me like I'm crazy and some HIV help lines that I used don't even know that... Read more »

Hiv Test Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have never taken the Hiv test can someone tell me what kind of questions do they ask you and what is the waiting time ? how do you find out the results Read more »

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 Read more »