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What Are The Tests You Can Take For Hiv

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When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get HIV/AIDS. When do you think I should do the test. I have heard 6 months is maximum period for the HIV test to come positive. If after 6 months I test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...First of all the likelihood of your contracting HIV is very low since you did use a condom. To answer your question: an HIV (antibody) test starts to turn positive (assuming exposure Read more »

HIV and AIDS Test

Will you test positive for HIV if you already have AIDS? Also, what you have persistent cough and... Read more »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Testing for HIV/AIDS at Clinics to Be Routine

... HIV testing soon will be routine at 16 of the 19 public health clinics serving Austin's Travis County. Health officials in March Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Get Tested for HIV/AIDS and Catch a Free Sammie Concert

...adults are two of the fastest-growing demographics becoming infected with the disease, said Tinsley-Talabi. No one is immune to HIV/AIDS, stressed Tinsley-Talabi. "The 'I' in HIV could be me and the 'I' in AIDS could be you. We must take charge... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CEO of Black AIDS Institute Discusses HIV/AIDS at Newspaper Conference; Group Releases Report Examining HIV Testing in Black Community

... Phill Wilson, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute (BAI), last week addressed the annual convention of the National Newspapers Publishers Association where he discussed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philadelphia Campaign Urges Men to Get Tested for HIV/AIDS

... The AIDS Activities Coordinating Office of Philadelphia's Department of Health and Zigzag Net Inc., a Web-based communications firm, have Read more »
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What is Electrochemiluminescence testing for HIV

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi , an some one tell me what is Electrochemiluminescence testing for HIV1/2.My patalogist told me to do this test instead of ELISA.He told me this tech is better.I did my Electrochemiluminescence testing Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...resently had an incident which exposed me to ghonorea. got treated n m very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear before 3 months... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »