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What Is Surrogate Hepatitis Testing

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surrogate and Hcv

I am a surrogate and the couple that wants me, the husband is a carrier of hcv, their embryos have been frozen for 2 yrs. what are the chances of me getting hcv from carrying the embryos?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I will preface this information with a recommendation that you should obtain expert input from your OB provider. There is some information regarding HCV presence in sperm. You will want to discuss if there is the availability of sperm washing and if... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c... Read more »

Access to surrogate mother by hiv+ man and hiv- woman(who cannot carry a baby)

i am hiv+ and my wife is hiv-. We have been married for 11 years without a child. We have tried... Read more »

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »

Hepatitis/HIV Testing Update From the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

Improving the utilization of viral hepatitis testing and management was the subject of two oral abstract sessions at the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013), which took place in late March in New York City. Mark Iscoe... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Bilirubin as a Surrogate Marker for Atazanavir in Children

Findings for a study looking at paediatric atazanavir dosing and plasma bilirubin as a possible surrogate for atazanavir therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) were presented at the 14th International Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology. Although... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital Asks FDA to Examine Testing Equipment After Possible Incorrect HIV, Hepatitis Test Results

Maryland General Hospital officials have said that they will ask FDA to investigate the reliability of the hospital's blood testing equipment after reports that the hospital may have released hundreds of incorrect HIV and hepatitis test results,... Read more »
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surrogate mothers

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
As a gay man who has always wanted children I have been wondering about looking into surrogate mothers, but she would have to be hiv + since I am. I am healthy and doing well. Educated and stable. But, when I've inquired about this at "gay and... Read more »

In search of a surrogate

Posted by brion23, 3 Replies
Hi - I am an educated, attractive, and healthy HIV positive man that wants to be a father. I am seeking a HIV positive female surrogate. I am open to any arrangement. Please contact me to discuss. Read more »


Posted by LoveAtThisVolume, 1 Reply
I too have always wondered about the possibility of a + woman having a child that is - , but I never hear talk about using a surrogate? If you have the egg and sperm both implanted in a surrogate, the baby will not come in contact with the +... Read more »

Surrogate Mom out there?

Posted by buzzero
I am a long term healthy + male 41 yr old; professional responsible and financially secure. I am looking for female surrogate to hopefully establish a family. I am located in the Atlanta, GA area. I am open to sharing parental responsibilities. Read more »