Is Hiv Standard Test For Pregnant Women
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolWhile HIV testing during pregnancy is recommended as the standard of care, it is certainly not universal. Most states require that a woman be notified if HIV testing is done during pregnancy and many states require specific consent. So, women... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineThere are many different drug regimens that can be used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to infant. Some of the more common regimens are AZT + 3TC, AZT + 3TC + nelfinavir, or AZT + 3TC + Nevirapine.BJ... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolThe screening tests for HIV antibodies work as well to detect HIV infection in pregnant women as in non-pregnant individuals. One note, however, is that there can be a slight increase in false positive results on the ELISA tests during pregnancy --... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt is very important to know just what tests were performed and what the exact results were. I assume a screening antibody ELISA test was performed and based on those results a western blot was then performed. I can't comment on the... Read more »
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Posted by lookingtolearn, 2 RepliesHello,
I asked this questions in the Ask the Experts area but received no response so I will try you helpful people.
My wife is pregnant and during her 10 week appointment did a routine HIV screening. The results were: Repeatedly Reactive Elisa,... Read more »
Posted by nandi26, 1 ReplyIm looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »
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