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Hiv Testing Screening And Confirmatory

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hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accept the truly wonderful news of your definitive HIV-negative status. Your WOO-HOO is way, way, way overdue!Regarding theTaqScreenMPX, see below.Be well jon.Dr. BobTest Again? (TaqScreenMPX) Jan 3, 2009I had unprotected insertive oral sex with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Assessing Targeted Screening and Low Rates of HIV Testing

...VAMC-DC, 3.8 percent to 4.9 percent (mean=4.25 percent) of patients in care without known HIV infection underwent annual HIV screening. On average, a yearly rate of 3.4 percent was found among those tested for HIV. During the study period, HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA OKs Second HIV Donor Screening Test

...Prism System. FDA said the test identifies antibodies to HIV type 1, groups M and O, and to HIV type 2. It is the second donor screening test licensed to detect antibodies to HIV type 1, group O. Positive results for the test still require... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: Abbott Recalls Some HIV Blood Screening Tests

...a year ago, the Prism HIV O Plus test is used by laboratory professionals. Abbott says it is the first fully automated blood screening test for HIV-1 and HIV-2. Abbott spokesperson Don Braakman said the company knows of no effect on blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Advocate HIV Tests for All; Insurers Urged to Pay for Screening

...the test. They noted that the transmission of HIV from mothers to infants has been halted in the United States by universal screening of pregnant women. "The same concept needs to be applied to the entire population," Saag said. He noted that in... Read more »
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pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...is it possible hiv survive and infect me in this scenaria? also i am very very worried about other STD. How soon can i do STD screen? thx. pls answer. Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her either. I am worried about the baby. Will they screen her for hiv? What if they screen her for hiv and she is negative but gets it later in pregnancy. How many... Read more »