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Antiretroviral treatment and HIV testing

Dear DocI had unprotected sex with a girl and within 72 hours after exposure recieved Antiretrovirals for a month. 3 months after exposure i tested ( rapid test ) which was negative. 6 months after the 1st test i tested again ( blood test ) which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PEP would not affect the validity of your nine-month test result.For the benefit of new readers, the guidelines for post-PEP testing recommend HIV-antibody testing at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Dr. Bob Read more »

Result of HIV testing after treatment with ARVs

When a person on ARV treatment goes for viral load testing, and it shows undetectable, does it mean... Read more »

Acute HIV, Diahrre & Medication; Medical reasons for early testing?; Acute HIV treatment??

Dear Dr Bob,first of all let me thank you SO MUCH for running this fantastic site, and for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment in Coping With HIV/AIDS in Uganda: A Qualitative Analysis

...misconceptions about its side effects and effectiveness, delaying their decision to seek treatment. "Stigma and the attached concern of HIV/AIDS-related swift death is a major barrier for VCT," the researchers noted. "Based on this study's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Often Neglected in HIV/AIDS Testing, Treatment, Rwandan Official Says

...to 500 HIV-positive children. However, Binagwaho said that in addition to HIV/AIDS-related stigma, inadequate pediatric HIV testing, treatment and counseling facilities are still impeding efforts to identify and provide treatment for HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study in D.C. to Test Whether HIV Treatment Can Prevent Spread

... A controversial strategy to eradicate HIV with aggressive treatment of those already infected is being tested in Washington. "The purpose is to get the level [of HIV Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Leaders Outline Research Agenda for Universal, Voluntary HIV Testing and Treatment

... Could a global program of universal, voluntary, annual HIV testing and immediate treatment for those who test positive effectively extinguish the HIV pandemic? Is such a program feasible? In the Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...individuals to be screened for infection are of higher risk groups than the blood donor population, and thus require the use of testing methodologies with high levels of analytical sensitivity to detect primary infection. Of significance, the... Read more »

hiv has anybody tested poz

Posted by windowperiod, 3 Replies
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SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... 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 »