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Lab Used To Detect Hiv

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HIV detection from routine labs?

I'm not quite sure if this should be adressed here but i have a question about HIV detection. I have my HgA1c tested every 3 months for type 1 diabetes and i am curious if my doctor could be informed by this test or a thyroid level test, if i am...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Those tests cannot determine HIV status. HIV specific testing must be performed. Read more »

Test Centers

I wanted to know if certain test centers are valid companies. This is the one I went to... Read more »

3 tests say HIV+, now clinicians doubting lab

I was tested as positive at my local clinic and this was confirmed by a second test a couple of... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...consult with an expert to interpret the results of resistance assays because such results are often complex (the New York State AIDS Institute's Clinical Education Initiative line is available for phone consultation) . ( AIII ) The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Use Sythethic Protein to Block HIV in Laboratory Experiment

... Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison "report they were able to block HIV infections in the lab with synthetic proteins that prevented the virus from entering healthy cells," according to a study published Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

...Performing Rapid HIV Tests Any organization that performs a rapid HIV test in order to provide results to patients is considered a laboratory under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). All laboratories must comply with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Network of Diagnostic Laboratories Needed to Combat HIV/AIDS, U.S., Cambodian Officials Say

...Vietnam. According to U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Charles Ray, the most important piece of infrastructure needed to improve HIV/AIDS treatment and care in the region is a "strong laboratory network that can provide the necessary diagnostic... Read more »
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Biology Lab On HIV.Gues who was infected?

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
...First day back to college. My first lab for my biology class was today. Take a sick guess what it was on........The spread of HIV. Now take another guess who just happened to get the anonymously infect cup.....That's right I had the cup or the... Read more »

A question about HIV-2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...4,7, and 10 months later, at my doctor's office. Would these tests (which were done at a lab called Labcorp), have detected HIV-2? By the way, I am an American, and had sex with a girl who was white and most likely did not travel anywhere... Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, I have been worried sick about HIV for the past 6months, I had sex with a guy who actually brought HIV up. He called to tell me that he didn't have HIV, I was Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV Read more »