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How Do You Get Results For Hiv Testing

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Result of HIV testing after treatment with ARVs

When a person on ARV treatment goes for viral load testing, and it shows undetectable, does it mean that the HIV antibody test will now be negative as well (ELISA or similar)? And if treatment fails and the viral load increases, if one is tested in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The HIV antibody test remains positive on treatment even after the blood HIV level has gone to undetectable. Virologic failure does Read more »

Will polio affect the result of hiv test

I have polio as a child, will this condition affect the result of a hiv rapid test done by the Home... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zuma Publicly Reveals Results of HIV Test, Launching Government Testing, Treatment Drive

... South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday publicly announced that his most recent HIV test had come back negative, "as his government rolled out a major AIDS prevention and treatment campaign," the Los Angeles Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada OKs First Rapid-Result HIV Test for Doctor's Office, Clinics

...is not considered a diagnostic test for HIV," he said. "In other words, any positive on a screen has to go for confirmatory testing. The patient would be getting a presumptively positive result." The test will cost $7-$10 Canadian ($6-$8 US),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

... To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital Will Offer HIV Tests, Results to Patients Older Than 15 Without Parental Consent

...The St. Louis Children's Hospital in July will begin offering no-cost, immediate HIV testing to patients ages 15 and older without parental consent, the AP/ Joplin Globe reports. Under the program, adolescents who Read more »
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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 »

Can ecstasy hinder HIV test results ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi there. I was just wondering if taking drugs like ecstasy or cocaine a few weeks before testing can affect the results in any way ? Also, I read somewhere that ecstasy use lowers the immune system, so could this cause any Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...brachial vein with 0.1 ml of blood that he had obtained, using the same insulin syringe, from a drug addict seropositive for HIV and HCV. Thirteen days after the injection, the man had a temperature of 40 degrees C, sweating, and erythematous... Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV Read more »