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PLEASE ANSWER.Possible HIV infection, reliability of STD testing services offered on Internet, etc

Dear Dr. Bob,First, Happy, Happy New Year to you and your partner.! Second, I would like to thank you for answering so many questions. Your answers are educational, optimistic and encouraging unlike many others that I could find on the Internet. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...at clinics or doctors' offices provide accurate results in just 20 minutes. As for other STD testing, I do not recommend home testing methods. A physician's physical examination is necessary to know exactly what tests to perform.Finally, as for... Read more »

can I be tested for hiv for a civil service job

I am applying for a position for the Las Vegas police Department.I am in great health and have been... Read more »

aids testing

can aids be revealed just by getting a regular blood test or must i get an HIV/AIDS test. please... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Mass Media Campaigns to Promote Voluntary Counseling and HIV Testing Services in Kenya

... Kenya has rapidly scaled up its voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) services, from three sites in 2000 to 585 by June 2005. Beginning in 2002, these services were promoted Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Pastor Takes HIV Test at Sunday Service

..."the unholy trinity of silence, shame, and stigma," the senior pastor of Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church took an HIV test during Sunday's morning worship service. "I'm very convinced that if Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mid-Missouri Group Sees Increase in People Seeking HIV/AIDS Services, Patients Testing Positive for HIV

... Mid-Missouri has experienced an 18 percent increase in people seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS, according to RAIN, the organization that handles case management for patients in the area, AP/ Springfield News-Leader reports Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Harvard Students Protest Health Services' New HIV Testing Policy

... Harvard University Health Services (UHS) has discontinued anonymous HIV testing, earning the disapproval of students and at least one faculty member. "UHS is trying Read more »
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This is interesting...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
but everytime I see a link on the web, in the USA or other place, they always says that even tough on most people the elisa test will test positive (if the person is infected) withing 5-8 weeks but to be sure one should test at 12 weeks. See, nobody... Read more »

A little bit more of sense on these sites. But...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...guidelines make a little more sense... However they don't give 100% accuracy neither... http://www.ucsfhealth.org/adult/medical_services/infect/hiv/tests.html http://www.hivtest.org/subindex.cfm?FuseAction=FAQ Read more »

testing service

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am interested in getting anonymous HIV testing. I looked in the yellow pages and there is a company called Specialized Testing. Are they a legit company? Can I trust Read more »

Sore throat? testing service reliable?

Posted by Anonymous
...gave me MRI neg results, tested me for Hep a,b,c and Gonnorea, and other std except for Herpes. iam now convinced it is not Hiv although iam still going to test at 6 month , just my nature i guess. I have two questions first, what do you all... Read more »