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HIV test indeterminate

My son had a HIV test run by the military done on 3/3/08 the Hiv -1 antibody was Hiv Indeterminate. The final serology result was based on the Elisa testing and WB study indicating an indeterminate result. today 3/27 he had the saliva Hiv testing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit... Read more »

Worried - Mishandled HIV test - 2nd post

Hello Dr. Frascino:I have not been able to function properly ever since an incident I had at a HIV testing facility. I went to a HIV testing site and was asked to sit in a small room. After I sat down to take the Orasure Advance Saliva test, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. None of the components in HIV testing assays are infectious.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV Negative Test After 20 Years

Dear Dr. Bob,I'm a 38 year old woman who has recently had an HIV test because of symptoms I've had during a 20 year period after having sex for the first time, when I was 18 years old. The test was negative, and it was an antibody test, and they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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saliva and hiv

Hi, Can you get infacted with open mouth kissing(this happened in july)? i'm terrified and got tested 2 times with 2 positive elisa and 2negative WB then did PCR DNA test that came back negative. I dont know how to read lab results. Should i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A reactive (positive) ELISA and a negative Western Blot (WB) combined is considered to be a negative HIV screening test. So you've now had two negative HIV screening tests. Read more »
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question about testing and results

Posted by guy23, 2 Replies
...repeated after 6 months. this was well over a decade ago. so i don't know if things have changed since then. i know that there are tests for HIV using saliva and that some tests can be done where the results can be found in 20 minutes. but does... Read more »

testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...verify here. The Health Leader Award 2006 Site of the Week November 2003 Listed in Fact Sheet 102 HIV TESTING WHAT IS HIV TESTING? HOW DO I GET TESTED? WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED? DO ANY TESTS WORK SOONER AFTER... Read more »

please somebody help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...gland and my ear keeps plugging up dry mouth tested at 6 months neg but i feel so terrible i wanna go to the er but they dont do hiv testing my hands and feet are tingling also what do i do? Read more »

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »