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What Does An Intermediate Hiv Test Result Mean

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Only nipple sucking but Intermediate results

Dr Bob ,I have some confusion about my results, I have Intermediate Elisa and WB, PCR RNA is <20 copies/ml after 15 months of my exposure just for nipple sucking ( I am not sure that about any discharge from her nipples ) of a girl in night club...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Rodek,You are absolutely correct: Nipple sucking is not considered a risk for HIV transmission (except for HIV-positive mothers breastfeeding their newborn HIV-negative babies). I, too, believe you are HIV-negative. That you had a negative... Read more »

Positive ELISA & Intermediate Westorn Blot

Hi Dr. Bob,I am mail and got positive ELISA , Intermediate Western Blot Test ( Reactive to poly... Read more »

What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Than Ancillary: HIV Social Services, Intermediate Outcomes and Quality of Life

In the context of HIV care, social or "ancillary" services to stabilize life situations and remove barriers to care are "often seen as a means to the end of ensuring more consistent participation in medical care," the authors wrote. They examined... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IPS Explores What Efforts to Reduce U.S. Federal Deficit Could Mean for Global Health Funding

Inter Press Service explores some advocates' concerns over how the "new emphasis in Washington on reducing government spending" could affect U.S. funding for global health programs, including HIV/AIDS. Come January, "Republicans will take control... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Street News Service/IPS Examine Challenges of Fighting HIV/AIDS in a Senegalese Prison

Street News Service/Inter Press Service examines how Senegal is addressing HIV/AIDS among prisoners in a Dakar maximum-security facility. "Prisons are high-risk environments for the transmission of the disease, due to the prevalence of hard drugs,... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Community Spotlight: People Who Made a Difference in 2011

Table of Contents Naina Khanna: Ensuring That Positive Women Get Their Due by Any Means Necessary The Positive Justice Project: Trying to Decriminalize HIV, One Case at a Time Ingrid Floyd: Meeting Harlem and the South Bronx Where They Are... Read more »
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Elisa positive western blot intermediate

Posted by Rue01, 1 Reply
So i have proctitis (pretty common gastrointestion issuethat could be idiopathic, caused by std's, stress, bacteria ect..) durring a check up my dr decided to check for anything and everything that could be causing it. My blood test came back with a... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

Please explain what these results mean

Posted by Soloandlonely, 4 Replies
Dear,

I hope someone will be able to help with explaining what the following information mean?

Does it mean one needs treatment or not?

RNA copies : 160080 cp/ml

Log units : 5.204
CD4 ( 444)

Please answer..
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Navy Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
POZNavy, if you read this, since you're a corpsman, maybe you can help out... I had to be retested because of a supposed "bad batch." Well, they took a retest and I transferred from my command. Problem is I have so many intermediate stops before I... Read more »