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How Often Should Someone With HIV Get Blood Work

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HIV BLOOD WORK EVERY 6 MONTHS ???

Hi Dr Bob thank you for your time you are my hero,l am hiv postive and my last 3 blood works every 3 months have come back undectable and my cd4 are around 410 and (....my doctor in sydney has told me not to bother to come in every 3 months now and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...G'day Jeff,Most HIV specialist physicians recommend CD4 counts and HIV plasma viral load determinations every three to four months. Personally I Read more »

HIV even though Blood Work is Norma.

My friend believes that if he was positive it would show up in his complete blood work; something... Read more »

Blood work and HIV Test

Hi,My doctor after a routine examination explained to me that if your blood work e.g. WBC shows... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

...Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Test May Predict HIV-Related Dementia

...and brain-imaging techniques to diagnose brain disease, including HIV-associated dementia. The new study offers hope that a blood test may one day help spot early disease. The researchers used a relatively new technique called proteomics protein... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test From Roche

... On Dec. 29, federal regulators announced they have approved a Roche human plasma test for HIV, including HIV-2 and HIV-1 Group O strains. The latter strains are mainly found in patients from Africa, but the Food and Drug Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Province Announces Law Requiring People Who Might Have Exposed Emergency Workers to HIV to Undergo Blood Test

...a new law that will require people who might have exposed emergency workers to HIV or other infectious diseases to submit a blood test if ordered by a judge, the Edmonton Sun reports. Under the law, emergency workers -- including... 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 »

can a hematology blood test detect hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can a hematology blood test detect if you have hiv??? even though it isnt specifically for HIV like the ELISA??? pls answer Read more »

what kinds of blood testing can determine HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What kinds of blood testing can determine HIV? i had a blood test rescently but i dont know what it is for yet. Im not sure if i have hiv or not and im just Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »