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Hiv Testing Nyc

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Proposal in NYC Receives Mixed Reviews

A Bronx town hall panel and forum held March 22 gave mixed reviews for a proposed state measure that would ease HIV testing and medical privacy restrictions. Some AIDS advocates said the proposal, drafted by New York City Health Commissioner Dr.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional Test

CDC this week will issue a public health advisory recommending that all HIV-positive results from OraSure Technologies ' oral, rapid HIV tests be followed up by the company's rapid "finger stick" test after reports of an "unusual" number of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

The New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS on Monday released a draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Free HIV or STD testing Clinic in NYC

I want to know are there any places that offer free HIV and STD testing?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
For New York City, call 1-800-TALK-HIV. The Department of Health will schedule an appointment at a clinic closest to you. You can also request to be tested at an anonymous site.RMK... Read more »

Are ELISA Test Different in NYC???

Dr BobI live in NYC and recently had a high risk exposure. The NYC Dept of Health as well as the GMHC hotline people are telling me that a 4 week negative anti body tests is over 95% accurate. Is that possible?? Everything I have read says to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, different generations of the HIV-antibody test are in use in various locations. I am aware of the different recommendations from the various health departments and testing centers. It is true the vast majority of folks infected with HIV... Read more »

HIV Dr. in NYC with a lab on premesis

Hi Doc's, I moved to NYC a few months ago and found a good HIV specialist. However, when I have to have blood work done (which is fairly often) or other diagnostic tests, I have to go to an outside lab or imaging center instead of having my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am sorry to hear about your dilemma. Of course the major Specialized Centers can do phlebotomy on site and many also have private practice suites...such as Mount Sinai Downtown (212-604-1701), or Beth Israel (Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10... Read more »

Need an HIV Doctor in NYC

My 23 year old son was just diagnosed. his CD4 count is 500. He has a lot of symptons.. fever, nausea and he needs an specialist in NYC...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. BobJust found out... (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST) Sep 20, 2008Well, doc, the feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left... Read more »
Connect With Others

Gay HIV+ Man in NYC looking 4 Friends

Posted by dkny, 3 Replies
Diagnosed over a year ago and doing well. Friends have been very accepting and supportive but cannot understand what I'm feeling. Would be nice to meet other hiv+ men in NYC or anywhere for friendship, advice, chat etc. Email, IM buddies would be... Read more »

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx)

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a study looking for genetic link to lung disease in Weill Cornell Medical College. Offering $50 compensation for 5... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
How soon after exposure can HIV infection be detected?
With the HIV antibody tests used in New York State, virtually all people who are infected will test positive within one month of being infected. Most people will test positive even sooner.

The... Read more »

Is there anyone in NYC I can talk to?

Posted by espoirnyc, 8 Replies
I tested positive for HIV on August 19th 2009. I'm sure that date will forever be burned into my memory. I remember the counselor closing the door, taking a deep breath and saying "your result is positive." Then I remember feeling like I was... Read more »