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Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Doctor,I have just proceeded a donation and wondering how to do a blank donations to be directly withdrawn from my accounts quarterly, a small amount but feel to do it.I have searched troughs your treads and did not find such subject posed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test is recommended if you want a definitive and conclusive result. I agree with the doctor that you've had way too many HIV tests already and that most likely you are HIV negative. Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low (mutual... Read more »

Hepatitis B / Antibiotics and HIV Test (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2009)

I currently have Hepatitis B and have just finished taking azithromycin for a cough.I just took a... Read more »

Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: 170 Patients Tested for HIV and Hepatitis

...officials are urging 173 patients who underwent endoscopy procedures at the Hinton Healthcare Center to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after it was discovered that an employee there reused syringes, possibly contaminating medication. Dr.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...recommended for anyone in or seeking treatment from the following: Sexually transmitted disease treatment facilities HIV testing and treatment facilities Facilities providing drug-abuse treatment and prevention services ... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Believing Your HIV Test Results | HIV Testing | AIDS Symptoms | Window Period for HIV | Pregnancy | Confidential, Anonymous and Names-Based Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection -- District of Columbia, 2004-2008

...decreased to 1.4% and 1.7% in 2007 and 2008, respectively. During 2005-2007, the overall proportion of persons self-reporting tests for HIV within the past 12 months increased, from 14.9% in 2005 to 18.7% in 2007 (p Table 2 ). Reported by: T... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not Read more »

quick question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey, lately i've done a STD test and result all negative, but my doctor has ommited my hiv test and i'm going bk for it. my question is, since my STD test a re all negative, can i say that the possiblility of testing hiv+ Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...seroconversion) during incarceration. Of these 88 inmates, 37 (42%) had had more than one negative HIV test result before their HIV diagnosis. In October 2004, GDC and the Georgia Division of Public Health invited CDC to assist with an... Read more »

Tested today for HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...So I broke down and went in again today for another HIV test. The test center only tests for HIV-1, so based on what I've read lately, it's not a 3d generation Elisa test. But I am now at more than 5 months out, so I am pretty Read more »