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Testing Negative For 5 Years For Hiv

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Negative antibody test 4 years after HIV contact?

Hi Mr M.Excuse my ignorance as I am still trying to understand HIV/AIDS. A question from 16 December contained a statement whereby the patient had contracted HIV in 1994 due to tragic circumstances, yet tested negative in 1998 to HIV antibody. Is...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThe standard HIV antibody test will show positive within weeks after infection in the majority of people who are infected. Although the sensitivity and specificity of this test is accurate in about 98% of people who are tested, there are rare... Read more »

HIV+ but test negative for years?

HelloMy partner and I have been together for over 21 years. I test positive January 2009. I have... Read more »

my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known risk factors... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Will Have Significant Negative Impact on South African Businesses in Next Five Years, Survey Shows

HIV/AIDS has had a "significant" adverse impact on the business practices of 9% of companies in South Africa, and 43% of companies predicted they would feel an impact from the disease within five years, according to the results of an independent... Read more »
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Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a mutual masturbation with a masseuse on September 18. After finishing, I proceeded to clean myself and I accidently squized the tip of my penis several times very hard. So theoratically, I was exposed to the virus. 6 weeks(38 days) after my... Read more »

help me, is this HIV? three years with negative

Posted by jose1987, 2 Replies
hello friends,
my husband three years ago had a girlfriend and she has HIV but he did not know of her condition until three months ago she called him to tell him to do the tests because she was hospitalized by pneumonia. ........
we are in crisis and... Read more »

HIV infected negative test

Posted by ruans, 7 Replies
I've only seen 2 cases here worthy of worry; red32 (had relation with HIV+ person, developed, candida, 15 days fever, etc...to this day has neuropathy same as his wife; and myself with a very similar simptomatology and serology (cd4/cd8).

I am... Read more »

negative HIV1 and 2 tests after approx 5 months of exposure

Posted by ronny090, 2 Replies
i live in India and had protected ( i am not sure if the condom broke or something wrong happened, once i saw that comdom was tampered while i was taking it out) sex with commercial sex workers around 9 women over a period of 2 years..from 2009 to... Read more »