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Urine HIV Antibody Tests

What are the details about the urine test mentioned on CNNyesterday?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.In regard to HIV antibody tests, the first tests that became available used blood. More recently, antibody tests using saliva became available (known as Orasure). Now, a new antibody test is available using urine. All... Read more »

blood in urine and HIV risk

i had a urine splatter possibly to my eye, patient is hiv positive, has prostate and bladder ca,... Read more »

urine and hiv

i inadvertently drank urine out of a bottle on my job site. can hiv be transmitted through urine... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canadian Company Receives Grant to Develop Urine Test for HIV

Steve and Carolyn Slupsky, the brother-and-sister founders of Metabolistics, report that their Edmonton-based company has received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Canada's National Research Council to develop a test that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Joins Board of Alameda, Calif. Firm

Earvin "Magic" Johnson has agreed to join the board of directors of Calypte Biomedical Corp. to raise awareness about its new HIV testing product. Alameda-based Calypte has developed a system to test urine samples for HIV-1. "The fear of a blood... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

"Can it be in a world so full and busy that the loss of one creature makes a void in any heart so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of vast eternity can fill it up?"-- Charles Dickens Most of us answer "yes" to Dickens' question.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Test Will Diagnose Sexual Diseases via Phones

Testing for certain STDs might someday be as easy as putting saliva or urine on a small device similar to a pregnancy testing kit, plugging it into a computer or cell phone, and receiving diagnostic information within minutes. The UK Medical... Read more »
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Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »