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How Long Do Hiv Blood Tests Take

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Mild alteration in my blood test. Should I be worried?

I am 46 years old man who is positively charged since 1991 and on HAART therapy since 2001, when my CD4 count dropped to 44 and I had pneumocistosys. After being discharged from the hospital, I started my treatment with antiretrovirals. I am on the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your current HIV regimen is usually safe for the liver and pancreas. From what you described the level of concern about significant liver/pancreas Read more »

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Viral Load Tests

...infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load, the faster HIV disease progresses. For prevention , ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Test to Detect HIV in 20 Minutes Nears Approval

...Federal regulators are expected to give approval soon to an easy-to-use finger-prick blood test that can diagnose HIV infection in 20 minutes. The action will come more than four years after public health officials declared Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission ... Read more »
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New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...Preventing and treating AIDS is one of the Food and Drug Administration's top priorities. A new class of drugs, a home blood testcollection kit, an oral diagnostic test, an HIV antigen test, an HIV-1 antigen test for blood supply, and an HIV... Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
... how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, Read more »

hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i was wondering how long it takes to get hiv results back from blood testing?? reply ASAP!!!! Read more »

Message: as long as you have been tested and clear

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Message: as long as you have been tested and cleared by the health department you should be fine. Anytime anyone gives blood, it is tested for Read more »