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Names Of The Tests Used To Test Hiv

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Name of infant HIV screening test

Can you tell me what the name of test is used to screen nebworns for HIV in New York State? What does this test detect the presence of HIV antibodies or the actual HIV status of the newborn? Thank you.
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...The test detects the presence of antibodies to HIV which will be detectable in all infants born to HIV infected mothers at birth as the mother's antibodies are transferred to the Read more »

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV? Read more »

Testing Procedures

Hello Dr. Bob Frascino,I was tested through a website that says it was certified. I requested to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Name-Based HIV Reporting Doesn't Deter Testing

...of HIV testing in the state were not impacted by the law. "HIV reporting has greatly improved the monitoring of New York's HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Tesoriero, and this study's results show "this benefit has not been offset by decreases in HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in HIV Testing After Implementation of Name-Based HIV Case Surveillance in New Mexico

...New Mexico implemented name-based HIV case surveillance on Jan. 15, 1998. The current study undertook to assess changes in HIV testing patterns after HIV case surveillance Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

...and discrimination, which means they miss the "best time for treatment," Lu said. Yunnan has 210 labs to screen and diagnose HIV/AIDS, and the number of labs might increase in the future, according to Lu (Xinhua/ People's Daily , 1/18). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Carolina HIV/AIDS Service Organization to Continue Under Different Name Following Funding Losses

... The oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in Charlotte, N.C., will continue to provide services under a different name after Friday, despite Read more »
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Lab question

Posted by Anonymous
...My lab report shows that the test name is "HIV-1 AB W/RFX". My doctor told me it means that it is antibody test but will automatically go to western blot if the AB test is Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »

Please read and advice me, thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I only took one HIV test but it is already 10 months after exposure. (because I am not aware of the possible HIV infection until that time) But Read more »