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What Generation Of HIV Test Does The Military Use

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Table of Contents What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes AIDS. Most of these tests look...
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HIV Testing with Military Inoculations

Good Evening Doctor Frascino,My question regards HIV testing and current day US Military inoculations. During my 12 year military stint I was literally a lab rat/pin cushion and received a ton of immunization shots. Most recently were the HEP A and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. You have overwhelming evidence to prove this, including multiple negative HIV tests out to nine months plus the negative test of your Naughty Lady of Shady Lane at four months! A negative... Read more »

hiv test with 4th generation hiv test

I have symptoms redness/tingling in palms on hands, pain in my forearm, pain and burn senasation in my arms, legs, feet and pain in both my right and left side are these symptoms of hiv or any other std.I had unprotected insertive oral sex with a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I have never heard of someone getting HIV from performing oral sex on a woman. Given that and your negative tests, I think you are done with HIV testing. See your doctor about your symptoms so that other diagnoses can be pursued.DW... Read more »

Tired and scared military bound individual.

I don't mean to add literature to something that may be thoroughly covered already but after much reading I am still feeling stuck. It has been 32 days since I put my drunken self in a bad position...(well that made me smile for the first...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Military Bound Guy,It's difficult for me to assess your specific risk, as you did not provide details of your drunken bad position/situation. Assuming that it involved unprotected/unsafe sex (in any position!), this would put you at some... Read more »

Military Testing and unapproved home testing

Dr. Bob,I recently donated to your organization and I am proud to do so because I believe that it is a great cause. I have read through ALL of your archives as a means to calm myself down, but I still feel compelled to write. I wanted to write you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Military Guy,Hopefully you learned form the archives that indeed your HIV risks were low. You may also have noted that FDA-"unapproved" HIV tests are unapproved for a reason. It either means they are unreliable (no matter what their... Read more »
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Third Generation Test (HIV1 AND 2)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To you all dont think about HIV 2 and that ELISA dont pick up HIV 2, The test used in sweden are ELISA third generation test and are HV 1 combined with HIV 2 and and the accurracy is the same for both HIV 1 and 2 But also HIV 1 test in most cases... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

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An arsenal of laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect... Read more »

hiv a big risk in military??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was tested negative for hiv and am thankful for it life long dream is to become an Army Ranger.. i was just wondering if hiv is a big risk in the military now? thank you

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Military pilot with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Thank you for providing this forum. I tested positive for HIV in
February of this year. I began three drug therapy immediately and
my last test for viral loadon 7 April indicated that the virus
was at undetectable levels. I am quite thankful for... Read more »