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Postpep testing is making me mad!

I had a high risk exposure engaging in anal sex with 2 positive guys on May 16th. I was drunk and have been cursing myself every single day. I didnt know thier status so it also makes me feel cheated and put at threat but I have only myself to blame...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The recommendation for post-PEP HIV-antibody testing are four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure (not the date of last PEP dose).Any negative test Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Test - Previous Questions Not Making Sense

Dr. Bob, In reading your other forums I got some information but I need it to be more particular... Read more »

What do you think about making HIV testing manditory and about HIV education??

Hey Dr. Bob,Im a college student who had a recent scare. After this scare, ive been thinking alot... Read more »
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Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

...agencies. Now churches are stepping back up, especially in my community. They're stepping up to come in and to bring us in to do testing, and counseling, and educating. As a Christian woman, I have a really good inroad with the churches... Read more »
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Making HIV Testing Part of All Hospital Admissions at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City

... I'm Dr. Urbina and I work at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center. We have a poster here on integrating HIV testing into inpatient hospital settings in New York State. 1 We know that in New York State, in order to offer HIV testing, patients Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Back to Basics: Making HIV Testing Routine

... Introduction In June 1987, U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush was booed during a speech that discussed making HIV testing "routine." 1 Met with hostility from physicians and AIDS activists alike, the idea was dumped and the event... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Routine Testing for HIV Makes "Good Sense" to Help Curb Epidemic, Editorial Says

... CDC 's proposed recommendation that physicians offer routine voluntary HIV testing to all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64 as part of medical exams is a "sea change in the testing regimen," a New York Times Read more »
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Testing methods abd CD4 count question.

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
I am going to have another test next week. But here in Ireland the only tests available are ag/ab blood analysis. They only do a PCR test if they find a positive result from the initial test. I dont know what to do. I feel so restricted. And I... Read more »

OraQuick or at home testing methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi here is my sad little story and my request for some direction. Had unprotected vaginal intercourse a month ago with a gal whose status I dont know and cannot find out. Two days later went to a Planned Parenthood in the city I was visiting and... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB... Read more »

Scietific Abstarct on Winodw Period/Test Methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Methods: Between 1987 and 1995, serial bleeds collected from individuals recently infected with HIV seroconversion, SC) were tested with methods designed to detect HIV antibody (@-HIV), antigen (HIV Ag), and RNA. Stability of frozen SC samples... Read more »