Should Hiv Testing Be Mandatory

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mandatory HIV testing

Mrs/Ms Breuer, I recently saw a question featured on this site in which a person asked if an employer could force them to take and HIV test. Your answer stated, "surgeon? pilot? no?, then your employer cannot request an HIV test. None of their...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
Thank you for your response. When I do hear from health care providers or health care students, I point out that fortunately, the legislatures have not inserted their heavy hands into this issue; the hospital's own board sets the rules about... Read more »

Is mandatory HIV testing legal in the workplace (non-healthworker)

I have been in at my present employer for 2 1/2 years. My employer offers a profit-sharing program... Read more »

mandatory HIV testing

HIV testing should or should not be mandatory in hearlth care professions? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian State Plans to Make HIV Test Mandatory Before Marriage

...Andhra Pradesh and neighboring state Maharashtra together account for 10 percent of India's HIV infections. The International HIV/AIDS Alliance has warned that figure could increase unless adequate control measures are taken. Back to other news... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Premarital HIV Testing to Be Mandatory for Muslims in Malaysian State January, Malaysia's northeastern state of Kelantan will require Muslim couples seeking to wed to undergo pre-martial HIVtesting, the New Straits Times newspaper reported Thursday. Kelantan state Islamic Development Committee Chairperson... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

...Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Rejects Proposal to Implement Mandatory HIV Testing

...has turned down a proposal -- submitted last week by a group of nongovernmental organizations -- to implement mandatory HIVtesting, saying it would violate human rights, The Herald reports. The ministry's deputy minister, Edwin Muguti, said... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this 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 »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Read more »
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