Should Healthcare Worker Be Tested To See If They Are Hiv Positive

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health care workers and aids testing

do heathl care workers get tested fo aids
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Whether a health care worker gets tested for HIV is up to the medical advisory board of the hospital where the person practices, if their work location is Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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...Doctors' Chamber, Milan Kubek, said the proposal for mandatory testing is "outrageous," adding, "It is impossible to demand that medical personnel undergo testing on the mandatory basis." Kubek also said that mandatory testing could be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and not the lab, the test is technically confidential , not anonymous. Confidential antibody testing means that you and the health care provider know your results, which may be recorded in your medical file. There are also testing sites that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...individual will produce enough antibodies to be detected by an HIV test. If you have any unexplained symptoms, talk with your health care provider and consider re-testing for HIV. Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Viral load tests... Read more »
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why is it that you see people say 13 weeks is conclusive, but when someone has a known exposure it changes to 6 month's. which is it. 3 or 6 month's. Read more »


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...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...chlamydia and trichomonas vaginisis. i took antibiotics for it and it was cured after a week. 3 months later, i tested for hiv through elisa and thank God it was negative. 4.5 months later, i tested for hiv using rapid test and it was again... Read more »

I'm Afraid to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...elisa at 4 weeks and an oraquick at 5 weeks. Both came back negative. The problem is, is that I'm afraid to go back and get tested because I fear the results will come back diffrently. It is now going on ten months and I am still worried. I keep... Read more »
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