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How Soon Does An Hiv Test Pick Up Whether I'm Positive

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in... Read more »

HIV Test / HIV Medication

Hi -My partner, we have been together over a year, is HIV positive. I had symptoms back in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get Tested on HIV Testing Day

... In the run-up to National HIV Testing Day June 27, CDC has released new statistics indicating that more than 1.1 million Americans are HIV positive, with 21 percent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommendations on HIV Testing Not Followed "Comprehensively," Too Few People Tested, HIV Specialist Says in Washington Post

... CDC guidelines that recommend HIV testing be a part of routine care for people ages 13 to 64 -- as well as annual testing for people at high risk of the virus, such Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...A recent issue of Pediatrics featured a study focusing on the HIV testing patterns of HIV-positive and HIV-negative high-risk adolescents to determine why, where, and when young people use such testing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mumbai, India, Police Dept. Mandates HIV Testing, Creates AIDS Awareness Program After 450 Officers Test HIV-Positive

...India, police department has decided to make it mandatory for all of its 38,000 constables, officers and inspectors to undergo HIV testing every six months after discovering that hundreds of the city's police officers are HIV-positive, the ... Read more »
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Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

Possible Positive HIV Test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...This past week I went in for my annual blood HIV testing because my spouse has HIV. My initial HIV test this week returned with an abnormal result which inspired that lab to test Read more »

Different Q & A about hiv testing:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...up enough antibodies to be tested positive after the original exposure? 1-3 months. Concerning Rapid Hiv Test Posted: Mar 28, 2001 Dear Dr. Mark, First, I commend you on your dedication to this forum - your hard work... Read more »

Tested Hiv+ 2 Months ago

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi My names John and i tested Hiv+ 2 months ago, i have only told two people including my wonderful and supportive brother. My problem is not totaliy directed towards how i feel, its more towards how other people feel. I want to tell everyone that... Read more »