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HIV Testing Should Be Part of Routine Medical Care; Early Detection Can Lengthen Lifespan, Prevent Spread, Studies SuggestVoluntary HIV testing should be a routine part of medical care in the United States, and early detection of the disease could add more than a year to the lifespan of HIV-positive patients at a cost comparable to other common screenings, including... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your friend was "decleared" cured by an herbalist? Hmm. Another herbalist curing HIV/AIDS? And he's not on the cover of TIME magazine? What's up with that? Sorry Charlie, I don't believe it. The cure for HIV/AIDS has not... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:No. That is incorrect. The answer is three months. It takes three months for the body to produce enough antibodies to be detected by an antibody test. At 90 days you can get a conclusive HIV test result. In health,Richard... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAntigen levels would not be expressed as copies. I don't know what all was ordered, so it makes interpretation difficult. I suggest consulting with your doctor.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,After writing to me daily for three months, you finally decided to "check the archives" and found the answers to your questions! BRAVO! I can only hope other anxious daily posters (you know who you are!) will follow your lead.Your... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 2 RepliesU.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?
Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »
Posted by ME2, 1 ReplyHad about all the symptoms except a fever. I 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... Read more »
Posted by nomoreworry4meHIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »
Posted by bradfordCondoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!
These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!
40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15
In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »
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