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Premarital Hiv Screening

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysia to Impose Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV/AIDS Screening

Responding to reports of rising HIV infections among women, many of whom are believed to have been infected by their husbands, Malaysia's government has announced plans for mandatory pre-marriage HIV screening. "Next year, we will make it mandatory... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Health Minister Supports HIV Testing for Pregnant Women, Considers Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV Testing

Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said he supports compulsory HIV testing for pregnant women and is considering requiring couples to get tested for the virus before being married, Channel NewsAsia reports ( Channel NewsAsia , 12/4). Last... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Premarital Sex Declines in Zambia Due to HIV Prevention Strategies, Health Minister Says

Premarital sex has declined among young people in Zambia, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo said on Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. According to Masebo, the percentage of young people having sex with nonregular partners has decreased to 29% for... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi jon,Care to make a wager on the result? I continue to look forward to the day that you accept the truly wonderful news of your definitive HIV-negative status. Your WOO-HOO is way, way, way overdue!Regarding theTaqScreenMPX, see below.Be well... Read more »

I BEG on my KNEES and ask your help...Will donate $50 and need your opinion on Reliability of Tridot (screen test) done in Mumbai, India. (PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009

Dear Doctor, I have already written to you for about 5 times and will keep doing till I get your opinion on my questions please Doc......I am 27 years old guy from India and will definately donate $50...this is the max that I can afford. Comming on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Yes, I would consider negative HIV-antibody tests at weeks 14 and 18 to be definitive. Certainly if you remain worried, the option for a six-month repeat test is always open to you.2.See above. HIV-antibody tests remain the best and most... Read more »

PLEASE READ!!!!!! HIV-1/HIV-2 AB SCREEN

I had a 3 month and a 11 month HIV-1/HIV-2 AB screen test and both came back non-reactive. What does non reactive mean and how accurate are these test i taken cause both were done proffesionally at a hospital but am geeting rashes on my face and on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Non-reactive means negative.Your non-reactive (negative) HIV-1- and HIV-2-antibody tests out to 11 months are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative!WOOO-HOOO!Thank you for your willingness to make a tax deductible donation to The Robert... Read more »

HIV PCR RNA Quantitative Test Positive (ANOTHER EXAMPLE WHY PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009)

Hello,I have a protected intercourse and unprotected Oral Sex durimg the months of May and JUNE, and due to my curiosity, I went to the clinic and did a PCR RNA Test which came Positive this was last week, and yesterday I did a spot test which came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are thinking of killing yourself because you might be HIV positive. Often I skip over these melodramatic posts, as I think they are highly insensitive to those of us who struggle with the challenges of being "virally enhanced" on... Read more »
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Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello,

i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

Medical Screening Services, reputable?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used Medical Screening Services (http://www.aids-testing.com, 1(888)516-3342). They assured me they're using latest generation test ("3rd if not 4th"), but they test for HIV-1 only, since "the HIV-1/2 combination... Read more »