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Inconclusive Hiv Test And Pregnancy

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pregnancy and inconclusive HIV WB test (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2008)

Hi - I've read through this forum: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/safesex/Current/Q196044.html and didn't quite seem to find my answer. I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my second child (Ive had miscarriages before and after my first...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antibodies, but rather checks for a piece of the HIV virus itself. I'll repost some information about indeterminate HIV testing and pregnancy below. If in the very unlikely case you test positive for both the supplemental HIV tests and... Read more »

HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many Doctors Don't Offer HIV Test to All in Pregnancy

...tests to pregnant women as part of routine screening, and about a third said they offer the test to 25 percent or fewer of their pregnant patients. Treating HIV-infected pregnant women with antiretroviral drugs can dramatically reduce the chances... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey to Make HIV Testing Routine for Pregnant Women, Newborns

...sponsored while Senate president, pregnant women will be tested for HIV unless they specifically decline. Doctors will provide pregnant patients with information about HIV/AIDS, the benefits of testing, and data about how much the risk of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Implement Routine HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women, Infants in New Jersey Should Be Supported, Editorial Says

...tested for HIV unless women choose in writing to opt out of the test. Current state law requires health care providers to offer HIV tests to pregnant women. Codey's bill would require pregnant women to be tested for HIV as early as possible in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...should be screened for HIV infection. Screening should occur after a woman is notified that HIV screening is recommended for all pregnant patients and that she will receive an HIV test as part of the routine panel of prenatal tests unless she... Read more »
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Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »

Pregnant and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
... I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm. I was shocked by the result. Read more »

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 »

6 weeks test

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