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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
Hello m. p.,How possible is it that an HIVer on antiretroviral medications that have driven his HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels will test "HIV negative" (HIV-antibody negative) at his local health department? The answer is it... Read more »

hiv meds & abnormal gyn test

I've been hiv for about 14yrs and currently on meds. When I do my gyn test, it comes back... Read more »
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's Three-Minute HIV Test Wins Regulatory Approval in China

After receiving 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... 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; MedMira... 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 facilities. "We believe the... Read more »
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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 »

Possible HIV, School, Meds, Advice???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. I am currently in college and about to ente rmy last semester. I am going to go get tested soon, but I am afraid. Apart for the obvious reasons to worry, I am also worrying about treatment is I test +. THe treatments I know are very... Read more »


Posted by aqualove77, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how accessible HIV meds are in Peru? how much do they cost? is there some sort of ADAP or assistance with getting HIV meds for an A1 type person?
any info will be greatly appreciated!! Read more »

Traveling with HIV meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone have any information on traveling to non-democratic countries with HIV meds in your carry-on? And not being allowed in the country?

I went to Syria earlier this year and rather than take my meds, I took a 2 week drug holiday from my... Read more »