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Oral testing for HIV II

My wife is from England and has tested (+)for HIV-II. The results of my last test showed that I am negative. I am afraid to retest. I however considered taking the oral test anonymously. Is this test sensitive enough to detect HIV II?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...tests for HIV work similarly to the blood test, but I don't know any statistics to compare how well it works compared to the standard blood test for HIV-2. Read more »

Blood Testing for HIV

Mr. Sowadsky, My girlfriend was "raped" a year and a half ago. She has hadtwo blood tests (standard... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...Preventing and treating AIDS is one of the Food and Drug Administration's top priorities. A new class of drugs, a home blood testcollection kit, an oral diagnostic test, an HIV antigen test, an HIV-1 antigen test for blood supply, and an HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

...medical professional for confirmation ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/1). According to the Gazette , although standard blood tests are available in India, they are not always accessible. In addition, it can take up to two hours to receive... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Are You Positive You're Negative?

...examinations. But routine blood tests -- or pap tests that are part of routine gynecological exams -- do not automatically include a test for HIV. The CDC, amfAR and other leading voices say they should. The CDC has issued guidelines recommending... Read more »
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HIV Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Will HIV show up on a standard blood test for example, during a Physical/Check-up at the doctor? Read more »

Blood test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If someone has a blood test (not an HIV test) 35 days after exposure, and the blood test doesn't show any abnormality, Is this an indication that an recent exposure has not Read more »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, Read more »

i dont understand!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...another appointment- during this appointment the doctor told him that he found some abnormalties in the blood and thinks an HIV test should be taken. I'm confused. I thought that standard blood tests don't show any of that stuff? Someone... Read more »