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Waiting Time For Hiv Test Results

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Indeterminate Test Result 7+ Years

I've read the past posts on the subject, but have more of a scenario to present to you. About 7 years ago I went to my doctor for an HIV test. The test result came back indeterminate. We waited 60 days and another test was administered. That...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...absolutely agree with him!You should not have been started on antiretroviral therapy due to persistently indeterminate HIV-antibody test results and a low plasma HIV RNA viral load!Write back and let us know what the results of your evaluation... Read more »

Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Dakota Legislature Passes Bill to Reduce Sexual Assault Survivors' Wait Time for Results of Alleged Attackers' HIV Test

...Thursday voted 92-1 to pass a bill ( SB 2358 ) that would reduce the time sexual assault survivors must wait for the results of an HIV test on their alleged attackers, the Associated Press reports (Associated Press, 3/15). Under the bill,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Orleans: New HIV Test Cuts Wait Time for Results

...subsequently been corrected. Please click here for the corrections. For the past month, three New Orleans sites have offered HIV testing using a recently approved blood test that delivers results in just 20 minutes. As part of a national... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Technology in Mozambique Makes Diagnosing, Monitoring Patients Living With HIV/AIDS Quicker, Easier

...experimenting with new technology to make diagnosing and monitoring HIV patients quicker and easier." By reducing wait times for HIV test results, patients are able to start treatments earlier, the article writes, noting differences in wait... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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test results

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I tested NEG 90 days after with home access, but I wonder if those tests are accurate? Is 90 days enough time to wait? Why do some places still say 6 months? Read more »

Test turnaround time?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How long does it take to get HIV test result back in the U.S. I don't know if anyone is familiar with Quest Diagnostic. That is the company used. What is the general Read more »

RNA/PCR/NAAT Test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...talking about a version of this RNA test. Comparing antibody and RNA tests HIV antibody tests are the most common and standard tests for HIV. They can test blood or oral fluids. The As someone Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »