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Hiv Testing Protocol

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HIV Testing

If I have had RNA testing withing the window period, is there a need to do further testing at the 6 month mark?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...All protocols for HIV testing following a possible exposure call for a definitive HIV antibody test to be done at some point, usually after Read more »

Should i keep worrying

I am a healthcare worker. About a year ago, i had a needle stick (no blood contamination was on the... Read more »

Scared to Death

I am so nervous Doc please tell me im okay. On Dec. 15 I decided to go to my local clinic and get... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

...the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a survey to 36 medical directors, clinic directors, and HIV service providers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Officials, Providers at Odds on HIV Test

... At a series of meetings this spring, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Frieden advocated changing state HIV testing protocols to facilitate HIV screening, and state privacy rules to allow public health authorities to share information... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How HIV Drugs Get Approved

..."Phases" of Clinical Trials? There are four phases of human clinical trials. These apply to all drugs, not just drugs for HIV/AIDS. If the results from any phase of testing are not good enough, the company will stop developing the drug. Phase... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

... Fact Sheet 500 ) or raise T-cell counts (see Fact Sheet 124 .) Clinical trials may also test vaccines to treat or prevent HIV infection. Before new drugs can be sold they must be proved to be safe and effective. New treatments are tested in... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...getting so I don't want to see people and I am a teacher and just don't know what to do. Could this be something other than HIV? Someone please respond. I am so scared. 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 Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...length of time after infection that it takes for a person to develop enough specific antibodies to be detected by our current testing methods. If an individual engages in unsafe sex or shares drug injection equipment and becomes infected, the... Read more »