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Testing Negative After Dried Blood

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Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnose, you shouldVisit your health care provider if you have a lesion (sore) in your genital area or a widespread rashGet tested periodically for syphilis if your sexual behaviors put you at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)Get... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hello Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for your answer, I just have another quick one, how or where... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hi Doctor Frascino,(I have Lyme disease for about 8 months since Sept, 2008 and been on treatment... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

...Health earlier this month announced new rules that will "severely punish those responsible" for collecting and distributing untested blood that leads to people becoming infected with bloodborne diseases such as HIV through subsequent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious now. my hiv neg testing was brought into the picture but am curious. i was told to put hiv out of my mind since i tested negative,... Read more »

Question about the blood tests

Posted by tawi, 2 Replies
...If the initial test came back positive (let me also add that the lab let my blood sit there fot 5 days before testing) and they do the confirmatory tests and those come back all negative... What does this mean? That I received a false positive Read more »

3 week neg?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is a negative blood test at 3 weeks encouraging? Read more »

Testing and risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Please help. I dont know too much about testing or risk. I was possibly exposed to HIV nine weeks ago. Since then I have had the following test run (day 26 Elisa-III and PCR-DNA; Read more »