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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...past ten years. I had an unprotected sex with a person of unknown status, 3 months back. tell me how stupid i am. I went to the doctor and had a blood test for HIV and the doctor also did a regular blood test. My HIV test results are negative,... Read more »

HIV testing and Doctors

Hi. I was tested at 6 months for HIV, and never heard the results back. I'm assuming they were... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada OKs First Rapid-Result HIV Test for Doctor's Office, Clinics

... On Oct. 25, Health Canada approved for the first time a rapid HIV test for use in doctors' offices, clinics and hospital emergency rooms. Using a drop of blood, the Insti HIV antibody test produces results in 60 seconds Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Proposal -- HIV Tests During Doctor Visits

...commissioner. One in six people with HIV/AIDS in the United States lives in the city. Frieden wants HIV testing done during routine doctor exams and wants state law changed so a patient's verbal consent could authorize testing. Current state law... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Trinity Biotech's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV Test for Use in Doctors' Offices, Clinics

... FDA has approved Ireland-based Trinity Biotech 's Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV test for use in almost 200,000 clinics and doctors' offices in the United States, the company on Wednesday announced, the Associated Press reports. FDA first approved... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: B.C. Officials Want HIV Tests Offered on Routine Doctor Visits

... Public health officials in British Columbia are testing the feasibility of offering an HIV test to anyone seeking care at a doctor's office, clinic or hospital. The initiative, called Stop HIV/AIDS, is funded by a four-year, $48 million (US... Read more »
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Can doctors take HIV tests? UK question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UK lad here that needs to have a HIV test done but the only problem being that my local GU clinic is only open on Tuesday afternoons between 12 and 4 and I cannot Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

For friend: broken glass in foot

Posted by grcboy28
...the guys got blood on the glass shards and the blood could've transferred into her foot. She went for an HIV test through her doctor 2 wks later which was negative but now she's worried about the "window period" as it was 14 and not 90 days... Read more »

cd4 count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »