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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 that she was HIV positive. How accurate are the tests that the Red Cross performs? She is getting an HIV test but I would like to know what the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...In addition if indeed she is HIV positive, the donation center did her a favor by encouraging further testing to confirm her diagnosis so that she can be appropriate monitored and treated.I'll reprint below some information from the archives that... 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 »

Late Diagnosis of HIV

My younger brother recently was diagnosed with HIV and his CD4 counts are below 100. But what... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

...significant contributor to high mortality, an international team of researchers noted in this collaborative study. While TB screening is recommended for those with HIV to facilitate antiretroviral and isoniazid preventive therapy, there are no... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV Testing Practices Will Improve Screening and Early Diagnosis

...percent of state residents with HIV do not know they are infected, and 33 percent of patients newly diagnosed with HIV progress to AIDS within one year. "HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health concern for New Yorkers, and this important change... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female patients (n=368) screened for STDs at an urban community health center in Boston. De-identified electronic medical record data (e.g.,... Read more »

Institute of Medicine Issues Report on HIV Screening and Access to Care

...certain questions related to HIV testing policy and access to care. They organized a 15-member committee, the Committee on HIV Screening and Access to Care which consisted of subject matter experts that planned a series of workshops and are... Read more »
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Paid Study for recently diagnosed

Posted by studySF
...If you have been recently diagnosed with HIV, you may be eligible for a study. Call 1 877 737 5782 x5 to be screened. We currently have 2 studies going on: One is an online survey for $75, and the other is a phone survey for $50. The Henne Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies 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 »