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What Is The Hiv Test Called

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lesotho Prime Minister Undergoes Public HIV Test, Calls on Other African Leaders to Be Tested to Reduce AIDS Stigma

Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Saturday underwent a public HIV test and called on other African leaders to do the same to reduce the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Thabang Motsoasele, director of information... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Rights Watch Criticizes Countries for Proposing, Applying Coercive HIV Testing; Calls on WHO, UNAIDS to Update Guidelines

Human Rights Watch on Thursday criticized India, Saudi Arabia and other countries for proposing or applying coercive HIV testing and called on the World Health Organization and UNAIDS to update their 2004 guidelines on HIV/AIDS testing and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Would I get a call from the heath department if I've been tested positive

would I recieve a phone call from the health dept after being tested positive for HIV?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The answer to your question would depend entirely on where you live. Some public health departments try to track down the persons with named, positive tests (as opposed to anonymous tests); the goal here is to make sure the... Read more »

Calling on BOB, Calling on BOB.

Hi DR.BOB I. Think I may have HIV. I had a very "low risk" so say the CDC and the California HIV/AIDS hotline. Here is just a little about my risk. I meet this Sex Worker I licked her butt cheek once, and got a blow job with a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Hello, Hello, Dr. Bob here . . . . You tasted "something nasty when you licked her butt cheek on 'the right side?'" Hmmmm, I guess I can understand why you didn't bother licking the "left" side. Your CBC... Read more »

Got a call from County STD division, want to meet with me from life insurance test.

I just recently got denied life insurance after a blood and urine test. Then yesterday at 4:30pm (On friday, how nice is that?) A man calls me and says its urgent for us to get together next week (Leaving me all weekend to ponder) that he is with...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.I don't think that I'll be of much help here- yes, it's very likely that your wife was tested during pregnancy for HIV and hepatitis. But just because she had a negative test doesn't mean that you might... Read more »

Ex Boyfriend Called and He has tested positive, your advice please?

Doctor:I was wondering if you could assist me in few questions. I have been dating someone for close to six months and we recently ended our relationship - he is moving out of state. He recently informed me that he tested HIV positive. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Nervous Big Apple Guy,Sorry to hear your relationship is ending and that your ex is positive.First the facts:1.Oral sex carries a low risk at best for HIV transmission.2.Condoms are not "always breaking." In fact they rarely do and... Read more »
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Posted by NW715, 1 Reply
To all those who are truly educated on the topic of hiv:
I have called numerous infectious disease offices and not one nurse can answer my question! I have attempted to research the topic, but have come up with minimal answers.

Can someone please... Read more »

Calling All HIV+ Artists!

Posted by InfectiousArt, 2 Replies
Painters, sculptors, dancers, musicians, poets, storytellers, performance artists, fire twirlers, graffiti artists, graphic artists, ALL creative geniuses! If you are HIV+ or your work has been profoundly affected by HIV/AIDS, we want YOU!

Tobin Del... Read more »

Update:Dr. office called wants me 2 come in

Posted by scared2Bpos, 2 Replies
So on 11/23 I got tested for all STD's and had an HIV test. I had a risky exposure a little over 6 weeks ago. I had a rapid hiv test at 40 days -negative. Well my Dr. office called last night they have my results said the Dr wants me to come in.... Read more »

Casting Call for Zerit Ad

Posted by donnalgrossman
I am a New York based Casting Director and am presently casting an ad for the drug Zerit. The casting session will be held in New York on Monday, December 2nd. We are casting for 5 characters. The shoot will take place in New York the first or... Read more »