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If You Are On Hiv Meds And Take Hiv Test Will It Show

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pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for hiv(any, not specific)and their v.l. is undetectable, how possible is it they can go down to the local health department and test negative? Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...period (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS VIRAL LOAD TEST)Jul 11, 2008 doc i read all ur logs about window period which says that the HIV test is certain when its done after 6 months of the exposure, but i was just going through this log I met and fell... Read more »

Drug testing and HIV meds?

My son is applying for a job at a local hospital. They require a drug screening. He has been told... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira's HIV Test Receives First EU Order

... Canada-based MedMira recently said its distributor in Spain had ordered 400,000 of its MiraCare rapid-result HIV tests. This is the first major shipment of the tests to Europe. The distributor will focus first on pharmacies, hospitals and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira Wins Contract for 1 Million Rapid HIV Tests to Be Sold in India

... On Tuesday, Halifax-based MedMira Inc. reported it has received a contract for 1 million rapid HIV tests from Venkateshwara Hatcheries Ltd, its distribution partner in India. The Indian company has interests in poultry and biotechnology; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira Gets Mideast Order for 10,000 Rapid HIV Tests

... Yesterday, MedMira Inc. reported it had received an order for 10,000 MiraWell Rapid HIV tests destined for Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tests will be used for immigration services, hospitals and other rapid-testing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira's Three-Minute HIV Test Wins Regulatory Approval in China

...distribution approval from China's State Drug Administration, a Canadian biotech company is rushing to produce 250,000 rapid HIV tests for the nation. "The Chinese government has finally acknowledged this is a problem. Now they're trying to make... Read more »
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Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I have been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants. Would you recommend eating them? Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »

HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status, she says she's negative and has been tested for HIV over the past 6 years all with negative results. Her last HIV test was approximately November 2007 around the time she got together with her ex bf. She told me before that... Read more »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »