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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommendations on HIV Testing Not Followed "Comprehensively," Too Few People Tested, HIV Specialist Says in Washington Post

CDC guidelines that recommend HIV testing be a part of routine care for people ages 13 to 64 -- as well as annual testing for people at high risk of the virus, such as injection drug users or people with multiple sexual partners -- are not being... Read more »
Housing Works

PACHA Releases Recommendations to Curb Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Transgender People

Image from Recently the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) released recommendations on how to address the high rates of HIV/AIDS among transgender communities. The fifteen recommendations are derived from the ways... Read more »

Barriers and Recommendations in Providing Access to Reproductive Health Options for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Uganda

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

When is testing recommended for people at low risk?

Throughout your website, you state that you "usually" do not recommend people to get tested that have engaged in a LOW risk activity. In what circumstances would you recommend that somebody get tested if they were at low risk?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Probably the best example of low risk people getting tested involves times when HIV testing is mandatory. Perhaps the best example of this is the screening of the blood supply. Here you are dealing with low risk... Read more »


That's the spanish WOO-HOO! I just got my results and passed. That Home access test takes 3 days not the advertised 1 :O/Thanks for this site. What your doing is wonderful and encourages many like myself to do what we must and just get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hola Antonio!Congratulations! WEPA!!!!Why is HIV testing different from cholesterol and anemia testing? Well, for one thing, you aren't at risk of being discriminated against if you happen to be anemic or have high cholesterol. There are very... Read more »

Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, it was indeed a fabulous evening! I spent it having dinner with two of my favorite people: Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim and New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich!Regarding your ding-dong problem, the blowjob actually bruised... Read more »

Recommendation to Test Takers

I recently had two encounters that according to your website were relatively low risk. However, this disease scares the heck out of me. I waited 11 weeks and got tested at my annual Gyn exam which was already scheduled. I hope this is close enough...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Although I do not accept being "overwhelmed notifying people who actually had a medical condition" and "going on vacation" as valid reasons to keep you waiting 3.5 weeks for an HIV test result, I do agree the 20-minute... Read more »
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cdc recommendations

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am not from the US, but I hold high regard for the CDC. I am a little confused by their recommendations regarding testing. As I understand it, they recommend 3 months is fine, unless one has been exposed to a known hiv risk. My comment is, quite... Read more »

now this test will help all the worried people

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
i posted this so that all those poor people living in misery,and fear about possible false negatives with current tests,might have some relief,i myself have had these tests.
i do not recomend them,i just want to help people get out of this testing... Read more »

CDC Recommends - Confused

Posted by Anonymous
This is sort of a question to any one who might know.

I know the CDC recommends 3 months, even up to 6 months for a defintive HIV test. But I have heard some diffentrent things.

I know 50% of people will test Poz after 25 days. But I read that the... Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 13 Replies
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 now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »