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How To Read Test Results For Hsv

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...to survive. They are hopeful that drugs aimed at disrupting these viral targets might lead to the design of more effective treatments. More about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but...
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Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the internet! My story is: I engaged in insertive oral sex with a person who, I guess, bit the tip of my penis at the time! I didn't feel much pain, so I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,So despite reading "a million pages on this website which talk about the unlikelihood of acquiring HIV through insertive oral sex," you continue Read more »

Does Sustiva give a drug use result upon testing

I need to know that when you are taking Sustiva and you are drug tested does this drug show a positve test on marijuana a possible false reading?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrine) can sometimes cause a false positive test for marijuana. KH Read more »

Please help me understand this, do you think this will also affect HIV window period or a false result.

Hi Dr. Brian, second try, please answer and advice me on this. New update from Body on March 1st. http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.htmlHerpes Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study FindsTreatment with the herpes drug Valtrex...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...hepres, the Valtrex would not have had any effect on HIV (even if it had been there). You need to believe your negative HIV test results and move on, my friend. Read more »

does valtrex affect HIV antibody test result?

Dear Dr. Ewald, In April 2001, i was mistakengly diagnosed as HSV2 positive, and they gave me valtrex for fifteen days, one capsule every day. I have been reading your archives, some one asking about combinations of citalopram and alcohol. I had...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...negative tests, you can be confident that the results are accurate. The Valtrex you took in 2001 has nothing to do with your test results. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

... Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

... The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...individuals seroconvert by 12 weeks. However, in rare cases, antibodies may not be detected for months. Key Point Antibody test results that are initially negative should be followed up with HIV antibody testing at 3 months to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Other Genital Infections in the Acquisition of HIV-1 Among High-Risk Women in Northern Tanzania

... In the current study, investigators examined the role of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and other genital infections on HIV-1 incidence in a cohort study of female hotel/bar workers in Moshi, Tanzania, Read more »
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need some one who can read my test result

Posted by geodeeb, 2 Replies
i did HIV test after 23 weeks since the last time i thought i had exposed to the virus the result came back with lab corp tests panel 083824 HIV 1/0/2 abs-icma !RN! HIV/1/o/2abs- index value ... Read more »

Confuse about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I went to the Hospital to get tested for HIV after possible exposure at 18 weeks, my result was ready in 1 hour and it read: HIV (1&2) Negative Negative. This is not an ELISA test nor a Western Blot, so my questions are: What Read more »

Test Results....

Posted by Overstressed, 3 Replies
...guys, Well I have been doing lots of reading about test and time periods. I just wanted to share something to guys about my test result .Back in 2003 when I got my test result it came out negative and I remember thinking thank you God am ok , but... Read more »

hiv / herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have read that oral sex is low risk for hiv, but what about herpes? if u get herpes in the mouth, how long does it take to show up after Read more »