What Are The Names Of Tests For Hiv

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Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »

Name of infant HIV screening test

Can you tell me what the name of test is used to screen nebworns for HIV in New York State? What... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

... China's Yunnan province has begun requiring people to provide their real names and contact information when taking HIV tests, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to Lu Lin, director of the Disease Prevention and Control Center of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in HIV Testing After Implementation of Name-Based HIV Case Surveillance in New Mexico

...New Mexico implemented name-based HIV case surveillance on Jan. 15, 1998. The current study undertook to assess changes in HIV testing patterns after HIV case surveillance was implemented. The timing of the HIV Testing Survey (HITS), developed to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Name-Based HIV Reporting Doesn't Deter Testing

...mandated, as is screening for intimate partner violence. "A primary concern with named HIV reporting is that it might deter HIV testing behavior," explained study author Dr. James M. Tesoriero of the state Department of Health's AIDS Institute.... Read more »
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