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How Accurate Is Hiv Screening

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I BEG on my KNEES and ask your help...Will donate $50 and need your opinion on Reliability of Tridot (screen test) done in Mumbai, India. (PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009

Dear Doctor, I have already written to you for about 5 times and will keep doing till I get your opinion on my questions please Doc......I am 27 years old guy from India and will definately donate $50...this is the max that I can afford. Comming on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...six-month repeat test is always open to you.2.See above. HIV-antibody tests remain the best and most reliable tests for routine HIV screening. My colleagues in India advise me the Tridot test is very reliable.3.Both quantitative RNA PCR and... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV screening for donating blood (BLOOD DONATION, FALSE POSITIVE TEST 2009)

Dr. Bob, My sister recently tried to donate blood and was denied. She recieved a letter stating... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Screening HIV-Positive Patients for TB in Resource-Poor Settings

...study that used individual participant data meta-analysis to identify factors that could be used to create a standardized TB screening rule for resource-constrained settings." While "[g]reatly improving TB screening, diagnosis, and treatment in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

JAMA Perspective Piece Examines Routine HIV Screening

...tests. According to the article, HIV/AIDS experts endorse CDC 's 2006 recommendations that medical workers offer routine HIV screening to all patients between ages 13 and 64; however, routine HIV tests have not been implemented widely. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

... National guidelines recommend asymptomatic routine STD screening for HIV-positive patients. The researchers undertook the current study to learn whether these guidelines are being followed Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Free Prevention Justice Film for World AIDS Day Screenings

...activist filmmaker Jean Carlomusto. And now you can get a FREE copy of the film, plus publicity support, for World AIDS Day screenings. All the info you need is below. Let us know how it goes, and we'll post your accounts to ... Read more »
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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 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 »

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 »

initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told Read more »