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Just donated $50 to your foundation, please answer

...find any info regarding the other three concerns. Your advice and all around good woohoo karma is much appreciated. I had a PRC HIV test as well as a screen for other STDs done at 16 days they were all neg. Since Ive read the PRC which is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). If you remain worried, despite my reassurances, get a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark to put your residual (and unwarranted) HIV fears permanently to rest. The test will... Read more »

post-exposure prophylaxis

Hi Dr. Joe, Thank you again for your previous answer. I appreciate it.I took the HIV-1 DNA by PRC... Read more »

PRC Test

Hello my question is can a PRC test for HEP C also detect HIV virus or it have to be a seperate one... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between Testing for HIV and Changes in Risk Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users in S. China

...needle-sharing practices. The researchers used Fisher exact test and multivariate regression analysis to compare the impact of HIV testing mode on ongoing risk behaviors for HIV transmission. The results indicated that persons who received... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

... China Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pharmacy Workers' Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HIV Knowledge in Fuzhou, China: Implications for HIV Testing, Treatment and Prevention Strategies

... Because pharmacies in China play a special role in providing treatment services for STD-infected patients, the authors identified a need to study the STD Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines HIV Testing Program in China

... The New York Times examines an HIV prevention program in China aimed at promoting blood screening that has led "more than 110,000 people" to be tested so far: "On any given night, in 14 cities Read more »
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Travel to the People's Republic of China

Posted by ScotCharles
...anyone have experience with this, should I worry? A good friend who moved to the PRC to take a teaching job had to have an HIV test, but she was going for several years. Tests are not required for tourist visas, it seems. Help, I really want to... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available only in two weeks. This happenned 12 days ago. What should I do?... Read more »

doctors are ignorant

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 4 Replies
...doctor today i was going to ask for one last hiv antibody test and the first thing he said to me was he wanted to give me another hiv test because of my symptoms when i told him i had tested outside of the window period he snickered at me and... Read more »

The PCR Test...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...For those who are open minded and would like info on the PRC test, since it is often used as a test in AIDS (ie viral load). This is an interview with the inventor of the test Dr. Kary Mullis: Read more »