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Pre-operative Tests For Hiv Patients

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Pre operative HIV testing in all cataract surgeries

We operate about 1600 cataracts every year. Up till now we never sreened any patients pre operatively in last 15-20 years. Does the guidelines suggests to do so or only take universal precautions? DR Diwan
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...the person had recent testing. So for your patients, I'd suggest asking if they had testing in the recent past. If not, then HIV testing should be done (with option out for the patient).I hope this helps. BY Read more »

A Gynec's query

Dear Sir, I have been going through the archives quite regularly, especially queries pertaining to... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

This HIV Testing Day, HIV Clinics Face Funding Shortfall for Lifesaving Patient Care

...in some parts of the country. They account for half of all new infections and don't get tested until they become sick. This HIV Testing Day, June 27, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and the Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition (RWMPC) urge... Read more »
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Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
...Here's a short power point presentation www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...specialists to turn away patients who are coinfected with HIV. In fact, one patient I met at Lavra was a bright young woman whose HIV diagnosis came while she was in a hospital to remove what neurosurgeons thought was a brain tumor. It turned... Read more »