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How Long Does Is Take To Get An AIDS Test Back

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How Long For VL Test To Come Back?

How long do it take for a viral load results to come back and WHY?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Usually a week or so. The test has to be sent to a reference lab, which then performs the test, after which a pathologist has to review the test results, and finally the results are sent back to the referring doctor.... Read more »

Testing, which one(s) and how long after event?

Dr. Frascino, thank you for answering my question and as promised I donated. Follow up as I am... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Organization Spotlight: Long Island Association for AIDS Care

Quick Facts About LIAAC was founded in 1986 as a response to HIV in Long Island. Provides a hotline, 1.877.TO.LIAAC, as well as mobile outreach vans, which literally bring HIV care and prevention services into the community. Other services... Read more »

HIV Frontlines: Mark King Looks Back at the AIDS Epidemic's Darkest Hour in the U.S.

I'm here today with long time AIDS activist and writer Mark S. King. When Mark was 20 years old, he moved to West Hollywood. It was the early 1980s and he was set on pursuing an acting career and enjoying the gay scene. He never expected to find... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: HIV/AIDS Event to Offer Free Testing

The Village of Hempstead and the Long Island Association for AIDS Care Inc. will commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Tuesday with an outreach event from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kennedy Memorial Park, 335 Greenwich St. Free HIV and... Read more »

AIDS Activism: Fight Back! End AIDS!

Approaching the long line of cars at the Tijuana border, Jim Corti was not afraid, even though his trunk was packed with boxes of medications from Mexican pharmacies. As he reached the checkpoint he hoped he would be waved through once again. He... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long testing takes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an HIV test last tuesday ..results came back negative on friday. this just seems like such a short time to get a result. Is it normal to take this amount of time ? Read more »

Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was hoping someone could answer my question. I recently found out that my first girlfreind who told me she was a virgin actually cheated on me early in our relationship by having unprotected sex with another guy. We began dating 5 1/2 years ago... Read more »