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How Much Dose A Hiv Test Cost

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HIV Resistance Testing

What Is Resistance? HIV is "resistant" to a drug if it keeps multiplying rapidly while you are taking the drug. Changes (mutations) in the virus cause resistance. HIV mutates almost every time a new copy is made. Not every mutation causes resistance. The "wild type" virus is the most common form of HIV. Anything different from the wild type is considered a mutation. An antiretroviral drug (ARV) won't control a virus that is resistant to it....
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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 anHIV antibody test

I AM DOING A RESEARCH PROJECT ON HIV ANTIBODY TESTING. CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME FIGUES ON THE COST OF THE TESTS....
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
There are ranges of course, depending on what reference or hospital lab is doing the test and what there profit motive is. A standard ELISA screening antibody test costs between $20-40. A confirmatory western blot, $70-100. A viral load test costs... Read more »

cost of cd4 test and viralload test and health insurance

what is the cost od cd4 and viral load test in USA and which health insurance company accepts insurance coverage for hiv pepole in USA...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Contact your doctor to determine the cost of the tests. Costs vary by region. Most health plans provide coverage. To determine what is covered under your plan, contact your plan administrator and provide the administrator with the ICD-9 codes... Read more »
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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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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 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 »