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What Are The Names Of Local Hiv Testing Centers

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...valid, uniform data for service and prevention planning. It is important to note that only public health officials have access to the information that is reported; employers and insurance companies do not . Additionally, the names of HIV-positive Californians will only be reported to the county in which they live and to the state. The federal government will only receive a unique code for each HIV-positive individual, not their actual...
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Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records Read more »

Self test kits (HOME ACCESS EXPRESS TEST)

Dear Rob,Sometime ago I indicated that my wife is pregant, now at 7 & 1/2 months. She was diagonised to be HIV positive.Well, I decided to take some tests but my result shows a clean bill, i.e. negative. I have repeatedly taken the self-test for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...approved for the manufacture of the tests. It sells the same HIV test to hospitals in S. Africa. I do not ask my supplier for the names of their other clients, and I would not provide them with a list of mine --because it would be a breach of... Read more »

Questions from a Male Heterosexual "circulating (recombinant forms, CRF A/E, HIV subtypes)

I am a male heterosexual with multiple partners. These women vary in sexual histories, with some of their sexual histories being very limited but others being extremely extensive. Some are American and other are from various countries abroad. None...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Male Heterosexual,1.PCR testing is not recommended for HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost. Besides, quarantining your Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...until it was already a done deal. We could have used your support.Dr. BobCalifornia Assembly Approves Bill That Would Create Names-Based HIV Reporting System March 31, 2006 The California Assembly on Thursday voted 67-0 to approve a bill (SB 699)... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Confidentiality and HIV Testing

...testing centers follow one of two very different policies regarding the confidentiality of your test results: Confidential HIV testing involves recording the name of the person who tests positive and reporting confidentially those names to... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...brand name, so this can be confusing. Please refer to our HIV Drug Overview chart , which lists each drug by brand and generic names if you have questions. Here is what you can expect to find in each section: Description This section gives... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...disfiguring, as the silicone migrates, changes shape, or hardens over time. Despite a long history of fatalities, infections, severe local tissue damage, and disfigurement, injecting "street" silicone is still seen as a viable way to feminize the... Read more »
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23 and just got tested + not sure what life has

Posted by Anonymous, 36 Replies
...Hey, I am 23 and just found out i have HIV and sure to start treament soon(cd4 197 -VL19.000). I keep asking my self and god, why start, what can life have to offer me Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...advised to seek HIV counseling and antibody testing. You can tell them yourself, work with your doctor, or ask for help from the local health department. Health departments do not reveal your name to sexual or drug-use partners, only the fact... Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »