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Is One Hiv Test Enough

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in... Read more »
Articles
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in all health care settings for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Mayor Bloomberg Announces Formation of 20-Member Commission on AIDS; City to Offer One-Hour HIV Test

...(R) on Monday announced the formation of a 20-member Commission on AIDS and said that the city next year will offer a one-hour HIV test to all residents, the New York Post reports. The new commission is expected to help shape HIV/AIDS policy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get Tested on HIV Testing Day

... In the run-up to National HIV Testing Day June 27, CDC has released new statistics indicating that more than 1.1 million Americans are HIV positive, with 21 percent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Fifth of People at High Risk of HIV Are Tested Annually in U.S., Study Says

... About one-fifth of U.S. residents considered to be at high risk of HIV received an HIV test in any given year between 2000 and 2005, according to a study published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine , Reuters Read more »
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What is Electrochemiluminescence testing for HIV

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi , an some one tell me what is Electrochemiluminescence testing for HIV1/2.My patalogist told me to do this test instead of ELISA.He told me this tech is better.I did my Electrochemiluminescence testing for HIV after 3 months my questions are 1)... Read more »

At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this method. Read more »

Skill in HIV testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there any skill involved in performing a HIV Elisa test? Does anyone know how long it actually takes to perform the test itself? Is the blood just fed into a machine which gives a reading of positive or negative or is there some interpretation... Read more »

This hiv testing nightmare

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
...again??, broken condom,yaaaaah!but seriously ive come to terms with a sexless life,its a shame..i adore women.the best is just one hiv tested partner for life.to be truthful i still feel afraid that i got hiv,but commonsense suggests i have to... Read more »