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Hiv Testing Timing

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HIV test taking a long time to show positive result

I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I couldn't find any other that's more suitable. This is a bit long, so brace yourselves...I just tested positive for HIV on October 27 (with result on November 1 ...). The test was done as part of my annual...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...1. It may relate to someone's underlying immune system and genetics, the amount of HIV received and the method (sexual vs. injection drug use).2. No.3. Because the look for antibodies and not the virus. The position Read more »

Effective time for HIV testing

Hi Doc!Great site; thanks so much for what you do.I had a "whoopsie" at a club. I was drunk and... Read more »

Accuracy and timing of HIV PCR Testing

Can you tell me what you know regarding the accuracy and timing issues associated with HIV PCR... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Test 25 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Times Examines Test Aimed at Detecting Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...that it can detect whether a vaccine candidate will stimulate an immune system response and if the response will actively fight HIV/AIDS. The test, developed by Imperial College London and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative , is known... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Indian Communities Need HIV Prevention Programs, Testing to Hold Off HIV/AIDS "Time Bomb," Editorial Says

... The "conditions are ripe" for HIV/AIDS to reach "epidemic proportions" in American Indian communities, but a concerted effort between federal, state, local and tribal Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. High-Risk Communities "Cannot Afford to Ignore" Rapid HIV Tests, New York Times Editorial Says

...HIV-positive but unaware of their status continue to share needles. This is the population CDC had "in mind" when it issued its new HIV/AIDS prevention strategy in 2003, according to the Times ( New York Times , 12/30/04). CDC in April 2003... Read more »
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HIV testing time

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I was tested 8 months after my last sexual encounter. The nurse at the clinic and the AIDS hotline, AND the CDC say that that 6 months is the correct length of time after a possible exposure and that I would not have Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Good Day, Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection. Oh, and let us not bastardize this Read more »

Susan..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear susan, did it ever occur to you that there are no cases of infection through deep kissing so far, because people who are tested positive engage in other sexual intercourse, and not just exclusively kissing, so that's why infection from this... Read more »

If you feel like sharing your story

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I'm in the process of writing a screenplay about a character that is HIV+. I have been tested several times and am negative. I will never forget the incredible amount of emotions I experienced just Read more »