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Performance Indicators And Hiv

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Can Other Bloodwork Indicate Possible HIV Infection?

After I was diagnosed about 14 months ago, my partner got tested twice and was negative thankfully. He insists on performing unprotected oral sex on me as he believes the risk is very low. I know that, too, but still worry.Anyway, he had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that gives an indication of HIV is an HIV-specific test. Other tests, such as the ones you listed cannot be used as surrogate indicators for HIV.I agree with both you and your partner: Oral sex carries a very low risk. However, it's important to... Read more »

Western blot

I recently had a HIV 1 ab western blot test, which came back intermindate only at P24. I didn't... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Quality Forum Performance Measures for HIV/AIDS Care

...measures. In 2008, the National Quality Forum (NQF) first endorsed performance measures for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS care. Little is known about performance on these measures in routine medical practice," the authors wrote in... Read more »
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

...of the nation's health care system 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... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Annex 3: Technical Details of UNGASS Indicators Relevant to MSM and HIV/AIDS

... Reprinted, Guidelines on Construction of Core Indicators (2008 Reporting), UNAIDS, 2007. Most-at-Risk Populations: Reduction in HIV Prevalence Most-at-risk populations typically have the highest HIV prevalence Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Performed Cunnilingus please read entirely

Posted by decadude, 1 Reply
...incident she was a prostitute and had been for years. I had met her at a strip club. I have too many symptoms that indicate early HIV infection. I have mononucleosis as well as angular cheilitis only four weeks after the incident. The angular... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
2 and a half years post exposure.. no symptoms at all.. reason to be concerned? Read more »


Posted by needavise, 1 Reply
...i know this has been asnwer before many times, but it is easy to ask again than search the answers in the archive. so if you do not mind here is my question. I have sexual encounter with other men. I am the giver always, kissing is completely Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...definitive. Confirmatory testing at six months might be indicated in cases of significant risk (a person had unprotected sex with an HIV infected person) or a person experiences otherwise unexplained symptoms indicative of HIV infection. This is... Read more »