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Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...results? Dude, come on; be reasonable. If that were the case, don't you think you would have been advised by your doctor or testing clinic? Besides, we've had nervous dudes at our office that needed half a dozen Jagermeister shots just to walk in... Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »
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American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ahead of South Africa's HIV Testing Campaign, Zuma Gets HIV Test

...of the country last year, Zuma unveiled his government's new approach to the fight against HIV," involving "a massive [HIV] testing campaign" and the expansion of HIV treatment services (Mahlangu, 4/8). Zuma stressed that the HIV tests will be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »