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How Accurate Is Three Month HIV Testing

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6 Month old infant & Mother Test Negative for HIV, Father tested Positive

We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
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
It is extremely unlikely given the baby's and mother's results. Read more »

if Dr. Bob was French... ? (SIX WEEKS VERSUS THREE MONTH HIV TESTS)

Doctor Bob,suppose for a minute you were French - or just being in doctor in France. The... Read more »

HIV Testing (3 MONTHS VS, 6 MONTHS TESTING )

Hello to my favorite doctor in the world,I have a question about HIV testing. In a couple recent... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Jail Testing Finds 20 New HIV Cases in First Month

... An HIV testing program begun last month in the D.C. jail has found that 4.4 percent of the 1,264 people screened so far are HIV-positive, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC-Funded Clinical Trial Testing Tenofovir for HIV Prevention to Begin Next Month in Bangkok

...immune response and lower viral levels in the bloodstreams of patients who are resistant to other antiretrovirals ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/7). The trial, which has been approved by Thailand's Ministry of Public Health , will be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to fight a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
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Tested Hiv+ 2 Months ago

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hi My names John and i tested Hiv+ 2 months ago, i have only told two people including my wonderful and supportive brother. My problem is not totaliy directed Read more »

HIV/AIDS101 TEST FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER (Cata

Posted by Anonymous
...1. How many Chalmydia cases take place in the US every year ? 2. It is 10 times easier for a woman to get HIV than a man. True or False ? 3. How many sexually transmitted diseases are there ? Read more »

More Answers Pls

Posted by PolarBear, 2 Replies
...How accurate is an HIV test done at 5 months and 2 weeks? (21 weeks) since unprotected with my boyfriend. He says he has tested negative for all STDs Read more »

I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
...questions. I think I have an anxiety disorder, and I will seek help when this HIV thing is resolved. I was tested at nearly 4 months, but I have heard it is possible to not be accurate until 6 months. I dont know what kind of test it was. Just a... Read more »