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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...charge for this type of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to react to the virus by creating HIV antibodies. This is called seroconversion. ...
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Accuracy of Test results after 85 and 90 days

Hi my question is about accuracy of my test results. I got tested twice lately: 1- At 85 days after exposure ( 12 weeks), with a standard antibody test ( I had to get back to the clinic to get results after 1-2 weeks). 2- At 90 days after exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative HIV-antibody tests at 85 and 90 days are definitive and conclusive. Yes, you can trust the results.WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob Read more »

conclusiveness of test

Hi doctor Bob,I received oral sex from Fsexworker 178 days ago less than a minute. I tested negative on 55,62,92 and 176 days post exposure. It was rapid HIV test. I showed that report to doctor He told me that the last test taken is 4 days before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests following your very low-risk potential exposure are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. Read more »

HIV screening for donating blood (BLOOD DONATION, FALSE POSITIVE TEST 2009)

Dr. Bob, My sister recently tried to donate blood and was denied. She recieved a letter stating that she was HIV positive. How accurate are the tests that the Red Cross performs? She is getting an HIV test but I would like to know what the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested as a batch. If the batch tests positive, then each of the 20 donor samples is tested individually by our usual serological testing methods. See, I told you this was a bit confusing. As for your second question, my occupational exposure was... Read more »

National HIV Testing Day

I heard that there is a day in June that is national HIV testing day. Do you know what day that is, and where you go for tests on that day?Thanks,Jim
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. National HIV Testing Day is June 27th of each year, and is sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA). The purpose of National Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Casino, Stores Among Dozens of Sites for HIV Testing Day

... This weekend, HIV testing is available at some 35 locations in Broward County and 16 sites in Palm Beach County. For locations and times: visit the Broward County Health Department at www.browardchd.com or telephone Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update --Take the Test / Take Control: National HIV Testing Day

...testing site easier: On the web, the CDC can help you find an HIV testing site (including free testing sites) by zip code, near where you work or live, at www.HIVtest.org . Text Messaging to Promote HIV Testing. Mobile... Read more »
AIDS.gov

FDA Approves New Rapid HIV Test Delivering Results in 60 Seconds

...of HIV/AIDS. Rapid HIV tests allow people to learn their HIV status in a single visit to a testing site, instead of returning days later for results, dramatically increasing the number of people who ultimately learn their serostatus after taking... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...National AIDS Hotline at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636) is available to answer questions about HIV testing and refer you to testing sites in your area. You can also purchase a kit that allows you to collect your own blood sample at home, send it to a... Read more »
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any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

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...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn Read more »

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...When you log into this site have you noticed that you get a pop-up advertising an HIV drug? This site, for all the good it does and it does a great deal, Read more »

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...Hi! I think this site is great and I now have a question of my own. My boyfriend of 3 years tested postive 3 weeks ago..I got tested last week and Read more »

DNA PCR Vs Viral Load test

Posted by sunkyst, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the difference between a HIV DNA PCR test versus a viral load test that's performed on someone already confirmed positive, obviously one is about detecting Read more »