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How Long Does It Take For Blood Test Results For Hiv To Come Back

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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had an unprotected sex with a person of unknown status, 3 months back. tell me how stupid i am. I went to the doctor and had a blood test for HIV and the doctor also did a regular blood test. My HIV test results are negative, but my liver enzymes... Read more »

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i... Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Get HIV Test, Results Within the Hour

...several central Florida clinics were offering rapid-result HIV tests on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. With the conventional blood test whose results typically took about two weeks, "The retention rate was pretty low for the amount of people... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...timeline of testing and symptoms for HIV/AIDS? When taking an antibody test, what does a negative, positive or indeterminate test result mean? How accurate are the home HIV tests? Should I get a PCR test or an antigen test? Previous... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...least two classes. Combining HIV drugs is the best way to reduce the amount of HIV in your blood ( viral load ). Baseline Blood Tests Before you start HIV treatment, your health care provider should have you take a number of blood tests.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...few as 500 copies. Now there are ultra sensitive tests for research that can detect less than 5 copies. The best viral load test result is "undetectable." This does not mean that there is no virus in your blood; it just means that there is not... 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 »

About Testing.....

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 2 Replies
...different tests What types of tests are available? ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immuno-Sorbent Assay): This is the initial HIV-antibody blood test. If a person gets a positive result, an additional ELISA test will be taken. If the initial test comes... 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 »

testing question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a doctor appointment this friday, and i want him to screen me for std's by way of a blood test. is the normal blood test effective, or should i ask for a certian one? also, how long does it take to get the results back? Read more »