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Negative Aids Test Result What Does It Mean

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Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Eight years? You can get a reliable HIV test after 8 months! If you test negative, that means you were not infected in that encounter, fortunate soul. It's time to move on. Continue to take care of yourself Read more »

What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I... Read more »

Will HINI Vaccination casued my HIV test result to be fault negative?

Hi Dr Bob,I just read yr Forum regrading to guy who has a HINI vaccination and suspected the result... Read more »
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Negative HIV Antibody Test Results Among People Treated During Acute/Early Infection

...It is a scenario that keeps the worried well worried: the possibility of a false negative HIV antibody test. Since HIV screening began, it has been acknowledged that false negative results do occur with ELISA assays, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

...first-generation and second-generation exposures there are "due to confidentiality," he said. Hirsh said he will wait for final test results from one of the first-generation performers before Vivid starts filming again. "We are just being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

...Although Farm Bureau sent a letter to the couple telling them their life insurance application had been denied because of blood test results, it failed to inform them that they had tested HIV-positive. Instead, Farm Bureau offered to send the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

... To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known Read more »
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For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you? Anyway apparantly this test checks for both HIV antibodies as well as the 'P24 antigen' to get an earlier result. It was NEGATIVE thank God, and the doctor tells me that it is 99% accurate. This is who they are, in the big posh spot in... Read more »

When to test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could a test at two weeks possibly show results? Are there tests that will show results faster than others? I know I will not get a conclusive result until three months, but I am freaking. Read more »

Confuse about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hospital to get tested for HIV after possible exposure at 18 weeks, my result was ready in 1 hour and it read: HIV (1&2) Negative Negative. This is not an ELISA test nor a Western Blot, so my questions are: What kind or type of test is this?... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Health hotline at 800-272-2437. The original rules were adopted by the state Board of Health in 1989. More than 15,000 cases of HIV & AIDS have been reported in Washington since the epidemic began in 1982. "Today the rate of new cases of... Read more »