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How Much Do Aids Tests Cost?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Department of Health and Environmental Control Offering Free or Low-Cost Testing for World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, DHEC will offer free or low-cost testing for HIV. "In South Carolina, more than 14,000 people are known to be living with HIV/AIDS, and we estimate that one HIV infection occurs in the state every nine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Testing Whether AIDS Drug Regimens Can Be Taken Only Five Days a Week to Cut Costs, Reduce Side Effects

Researchers in Boston and Uganda are exploring the implications of allowing HIV-positive patients to take a break from their medications every weekend, a strategy that could reduce the cost of treating the disease and improve the quality of life for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Seeking No-Cost Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe to Increase Following Procurement of T Cell Tests, AIDS Council Says

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS seeking access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe likely will increase following the procurement of tests that count CD4+ T cells, Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council said recently, the... Read more »
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NEED A LOW COSTING OR FREE AIDS TEST ONLY 14

I HAD ORAL SEX WITH A BOY WHO HAS A BAD REPUTATION. HE DIDNT ACTUALLY CUM IN MY MOUTH BUT I'M STILL NERVOUS I MIGHT HAVE SOMETHING. I WAS WONDERING IF I COUL GET A FREE AIDS TEST OR AT LEAST A LOW-COSTING ONE SOMEWHERE. COULD YOU HELP ME OUT?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi,Thank you for your question. If you want to get tested for HIV, you have several options.1) Your private physician can do the test. Costs can vary greatly from doctor to doctor.2) Your local health department can very often do the test for... Read more »

How fast can you get test results? How much do tests cost?

About how long does is take to recieve the results from a home HIV test?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. According to Home Access, the only FDA approved home HIV testing company, the time it takes to get your test results depends upon how much you pay.For results in a week, the cost of the test is $39.99 plus $12.95... Read more »

Cost of HIV Tests in the United Kingdom

I AM A RESEARCH STUDENT FROM THE UK. I AM INTERESTED IN THE COST OF THE HIV ANTIBODY TEST....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
In the United Kindom (UK), I have been told that HIV testing can be obtained for free from any National Health Hospital or a public clinic.For more information on testing in the United Kingdom, contact the National AIDS Helpline at 0800 567 123.... Read more »

cost of lab test

I have no health insurance.How much it cost to me to measure CD4 ,viral load and to check type of HIV virus ?Infected most probably august 1st by risky sexual activity....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Seems like the very first thing to do is to get a HIV test. You can often and usually obtain a free HIV test from a variety of centers. Many AIDS service organizations (ASOs) provide this test confidentially and at no cost.Only if the HIV test... Read more »
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Viral load test cost

Posted by Bensf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for 10 years, not on meds and have been part of a study that pays for my CD4 and viral load tests. The study is ending and I am covered by Anthem Blue Cross- California with a high deductible, which I never meet. Has anyone had... Read more »

Cost of testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can anyone tell me how much an HIV antibody test would cost around? As well as the consultation fee?

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COST AND COVERAGE

Posted by MACKD413, 4 Replies
NEW TO THIS SITE. USED A HOME HIV TEST AND TESTED POSITIVE. SECOND TEST FROM MY DOCTOR COME BACK TOMORROW. IF POSITIVE,HOW MUCH WILL THE MEDS COST AND WILL MY INSURANCE COVER SOME OF THE COST. Read more »

need info on drug costs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi, i just tested positive about a week ago while undergoing routine pregnancy tests. it was quite a shock. i'm from the u.s. but have been traveling for about two years. i was planning on heading back to the u.s. in a couple of months to look... Read more »