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Test Results for HIV and Hep

Dr. McGovern, Thanks for all you do here on this forum and for dedicating so much of your time to it; it's so greatly appreciated. I recently had an STD panel done and received the results. This was done at 7 months after the last exposure. Could...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am glad you find the website helpful. You only have evidence of protective surface antibodies for HBV which means you are protected. Read more »

What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Porn Actor's HIV Test Results Officially Reported to County

...potential infection, but the results take one week to return. Los Angeles County does not, and cannot under law, accept any other test results." However, LACPHD Director Jonathan Fielding said Tuesday afternoon that a Western Blot is not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia: Government's SMS System for HIV Test Results

... Zambia's Ministry of Health is piloting a project that sends newborn HIV test results back to community health centers via text messaging, shortening to three to five days a process that used to take up to 10 weeks Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Young People in Cameroon Do Not Retrieve HIV Test Results, Researchers Say

... The high percentage of young people in Cameroon who do not retrieve their HIV test results is contributing to the spread of the virus in the country, researchers from the Institute for Research, Socioeconomic Development 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 Read more »
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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 »

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 problems when testing ? 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 (news - web Read more »