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What Are The Names Of Local Hiv Testing Centers

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do plasma centers report hiv infection to local plasma centers

i was rejected at a plasma center for high liver enzymes through alt test they said it was not hiv but i'm still very frightened....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I would determine whether these elevated enzymes are due to hepatitis virus infection. Ask the center what hepatitis tests they performed. If they did not do them, get tests for hepatitis and followup.MH... Read more »

Local testing center says I don't need to be retested

Dr. Robert - On February 10, 2006 I engaged in a "low risk" behavior. I met a guy at a... Read more »

Local Bay Area Testing

Hello again Dr. Bob!I recently asked you the question entitled "Virgin Getting Tested."... Read more »
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Pensacola. Fla., CARE Center Offers Free HIV Testing Downtown

The OASIS Community Center, a free HIV testing facility, has expanded its scope of services and changed its name and staff to reflect a broader mission. The Pensacola CARE (Compassion, Awareness, Resources, Equality) Center now provides HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: $1 Million Grant to Expand Local HIV Testing

Four local agencies will share a CDC grant of about $1 million to expand HIV testing, especially for African Americans, health officials announced Tuesday. African Americans account for 59 percent of the estimated 17,000 state residents who have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Center to Study Local Plants for Clues to HIV

A consortium of researchers studying local plants that traditional healers use to fight HIV/AIDS recently received $4.4 million from the US National Institutes of Health. While four out of five South Africans use traditional medicines, according to... Read more »
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Illinois: Local Responses to the HIV Testing Guidelines

Local HIV/AIDS leaders offered a mixed response to CDC's new HIV testing recommendations calling for routine voluntary, opt-out screening of people ages 13-64 in health care settings. Generally, HIV agencies are in favor of expanded testing, but... Read more »
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Employment HIV Test for Locals in the UAE

Posted by DubaiUAE10, 1 Reply
I just wanted to share that if you are a local and want to work in the UAE, you do not have to go and get tested for HIV for employment.

The UAE unfortunately has strict laws against HIV for expats and has a compulsory blood test for work visas for... Read more »

my name is chuck...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi my name is chuck and I have been hiv+ since feb 98. I went to
the emergency room at the local hospital because of breathing
problems. the diagnosis was pneumonia, thats when the aids test
was given.... Read more »

Online testing centers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any experience with the online testing centers i.e. advancedtestingcenter.com, ehivtest.com, etc. Does anyone know if they're reliable? Apparently they give HIV test results over the phone. I'm not sure if this is a good idea. ... Read more »

Donor blood center test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Quick question if anyone knows out there. What type of test does the blood center use to test for hiv? How effective is it? It would seem nothing would get past them. Right? Where can you get the kind of test done that the blood center uses? ... Read more »