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Is HIV Testing Recommended At Six Weeks

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Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...well.Dr. BobFollow-up: What to test for? Nov 5, 2010Hi.Dr.Bob;If i test negavtive for HIV-1 and HIV-2, 10 days from now (14 week post exposure test) i will most certainly believe the result that HIV-1/2 not the cause. What i will then believe is... Read more »

if Dr. Bob was French... ? (SIX WEEKS VERSUS THREE MONTH HIV TESTS)

Doctor Bob,suppose for a minute you were French - or just being in doctor in France. The... Read more »

Are these hiv tests conclusive after 3,6 and 11 week?

Dear Dr,After a unprotected oral sex, I have got following tests;- 19 day Hiv 1/2 Negative- 21 day... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

... New York, NY -- The first Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week will kick off on June 19th, calling on Americans, especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: HIV, AIDS Awareness Groups Offer Free Testing This Week

... AIDS awareness groups are urging Oklahomans to take advantage of free HIV testing opportunities this week as part of Wednesday's National HIV Testing Day. A mobile testing van, provided by the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund, will offer testing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Free HIV Testing at Weeks School

... The annual "Summer Sizzler" community HIV testing event will take place Monday at Edwin E. Weeks Middle School, 710 Hawley Ave. in Syracuse. Free, rapid-result HIV testing will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no appointment Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: HIV Tests Available in Awareness Week

...Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is offering free, confidential HIV testing this week. On Wednesday, testing will be offered 1-4:30 p.m. at Walb Student Union, room 114, Indiana University-Purdue... Read more »
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How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
...grain of salt? Or is it a good step in the right direction? Does anyone know the level of conclusiveness after 30 days for an HIV test? Read more »

hiv test at 7 weeks

Posted by ironman82, 1 Reply
...last about 2 minutes and we have protected sex. After the exposure, i have some flu, joint arches but no fever. I got tested on week 7 and it came out negative. During waiting for the results, i always think negatively which make me cant sleep... Read more »

6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »

For HIV - first test between 9-12 weeks

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...For HIV - first test between 9-12 weeks (by that time about 95% of positives come back positive). Then test at 6 months, and then at one year (by one year 99.9% of Read more »