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How Early Can You Detect Hiv

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early detection of hiv in mother & child

how early we detect mother to child hiv transmission & by which method?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...If a baby becomes infected during the pregnancy, then they will test positive at birth by HIV DNA PCR or HIV RNA PCR.If infected around the time of labor and delivery, then they will typically test positive within 2 weeks Read more »

How long are people living with HIV, IF DETECTED EARLY AND THEY ARE TAKING MEDS AS PRESCRIBED?

hi Dr.Sherer, how long does the average person live who is living with HIV if he /she was... Read more »

HIV tests at early stage

Dear doctor .which tests are the most important one to do to detect HIV at early stage ..and what... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

... "The dental community can join [the fight against AIDS] by being the first line of defense in identifying possible signs of HIV. Dental teams have a unique opportunity to identify individuals who may be HIV-positive and unaware of their status. ... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Benefits and Barriers of Early Detection of HIV Infection Among Adolescents

...An article in the May issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine discusses the barriers to HIV testing for youth and outlines opportunities for innovation Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Program Offers Free Early-Detection HIV Test

... A more accurate HIV test is now being offered for free at three San Diego-area locations thanks to a joint research effort by the University of California-San Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Early Detection of TB Among HIV-Infected Could Avert Many Deaths

... Early detection and treatment of TB among HIV-positive individuals could avert a significant number of deaths in South Africa, suggests a new report. Of 240 people ages 20-45 Read more »
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3rd,4th gen. Elisa

Posted by Anonymous
...I know the 4th gen. is more sensitive then the 3rd,does anyone know what the difference in early detection of hiv in window period would be in the two tests. Read more »

Early Detection???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How early can HIV be detected? I was exposed about three weeks ago, is there a test for that time period? --Fallenangel Read more »

question about cbc

Posted by chrisbadmushroom
...does any one know if a high with blood count could happen in the early stages of hiv or would those values always be lower and high eosinphical white cell elevated also if recently infected could one have Read more »

Holodniy on PCRs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Question: Dear doctor . which tests are the most important one to do to detect HIV at early stage ..and what is the name of the latest generation of viral load test.Thank you doctor for your response. Dr. Holodniy's Response: Read more »