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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 Read more »

Poitive EIA test, negative rapid screening

Hi there, I had to do a routine HIV test for a VISA immigration procedure. The initial EIA test was... Read more »

Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Routine Opt-Out Rapid HIV Screening and Detection of HIV Infection in Emergency Department Patients

...HIV infections were confirmed in five of those patients and 4 had new diagnoses. The authors conclude: "Nontargeted opt-out rapid HIV screening in the ED, vs diagnostic testing, was associated with identification of a modestly increased number of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chembio Diagnostics Receives Order for 990,000 Rapid HIV Tests to Screen Pregnant Women in Mexico

... Chembio Diagnostics on Monday announced that it has received an order from a Mexican distributor for 990,000 of its rapid HIV test Sure Check HIV 1/2 to screen pregnant women in Mexico, the Long Island Newsday reports (Bernstein, Long... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Positive Impact Now Offers Free STD Screenings

...on a walk-in basis to men who have sex with men, with results available at a follow-up visit. The agency also provides free rapid HIV screening with same-day results for men and women. Those needing STD/HIV treatment will be referred to partner... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Nonprofit to Offer Free HIV Testing, Health Screenings

... On Friday, National HIV Testing Day, Community Health & Education Outreach will offer free, rapid HIV tests and other health screenings at its headquarters Read more »
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Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...vaginal area. The problem is that I found my underwear was so thin, almost wore probably due to many times laundry. is it possible hiv survive and infect me in this scenaria? also i am very very worried about other STD. How soon can i do STD... Read more »

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 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 Read more »

Such I get a second opinion?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When waiting for a second test result. Should one consider a second opinion? Maybe 1st was false positive? would second test be false postive too from same place? So I consider a second opinion from a different place? Am real nervious about... Read more »