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Notification For Hiv Aids

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hiv notification

hi, heres my situation im 23 and used to donate blood. well yesterday i got a call from a blood center in the county i used to live saying that they were reviewing my case and it was determined i was hiv positive. well i have not donated blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to be screened for STDs. Screening tests at blood donation centers are designed to protect the blood supply, not to diagnose HIV disease. False-positive tests are not uncommon with blood bank screening. If someone tests preliminarily positive,... Read more »

Aids Notification

If a person has AIDS is that person required to tell anyone that they come in contact with while... Read more »

Teacher notification of Student HIV status

During a recent parent/teacher phone conference, a parent notified me that her child was HIV+ with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill Requiring Parental Notification When Consultants Teach HIV/AIDS, Sex Education in Schools

...guardian if an outside consultant or assembly with a guest speaker will provide comprehensive instruction on sexual health or HIV/AIDS prevention, the Los Angeles Times reports (Rau, Los Angeles Times , 8/31). The bill allows parents or... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Telephone vs. Face-to-Face Notification of HIV Results in High-Risk Youth

...Journal of Adolescent Health examines the possible differences between telephone notification vs. face-to-face notification of HIV test results for high-risk youth. All outreach testing sites were within the Portland, OR, metropolitan area.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

... The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Examines Partner Notification as HIV Prevention Method

... The San Francisco Chronicle on Monday examined the increasing role of partner notification in the battle against HIV/AIDS in California and across the U.S. Partner notification, which emerged from the contact tracing method used since the... Read more »
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Contact notification

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Newly diagnosed and want to notify 3 contacts anonymously. I live in upstate NY and was told I would have to give my name to my county health dept to take advantage of CNAP, but it's a small county, I know people who work there and I'm sure word... Read more »

Tested Prelim Pos 2x This Week

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Went for my follow-up blood test at the dept. of health services today. Got tested at work the other day (I dont recommend that anyone else try that) it was hard to keep it together so I went to my mom's and we cried together. I'm so up and down... 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 »

South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From: http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/publicationsearch.asp?PN=fqtqz.t&PM=&PY=&PS=1 HIV/AIDS as an official cause of death in the year 2001 as available: <1 year of age: 1.6% (1999) 1-4 years: 3.0% (down from 3.5% Read more »