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What Is The Index Value For Hiv

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HIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your test result at six months of "0.11" is "nonreactive." That means you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. The "index value" (also called the "signal-to-cutoff ratio") is a technical term... Read more »

hiv- index value

Dear Doctor,I had a panel 083824 Hiv 1/0/2 abs test done. The test read Hiv 1/0/2 abs- index value... Read more »

about PIV(patient index value) $ cuttoff value

i have Conducted my HIV 1&2 ANTIBODIES test the result isPatient index value = .05Cuttoff... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Predictive Value of Overweight in an Urban HIV Care Clinic

From the early days of the epidemic, weight loss and wasting have been recognized as important elements of the HIV-related disease syndrome. Even before HIV-related wasting was recognized, medical professionals in Africa described the condition as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Restoration of Values and Families" Essential Part of Solution to HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Opinion Piece Says

The "one answer" to fighting HIV/AIDS "is to re-establish our mooring rooted in personal responsibility and the traditional sense of right and wrong behavior," Star Parker, president of Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education , writes in a Salt ... Read more »
Harlem United

Patient Privacy in Fighting the HIV Epidemic Must Be Valued

As the result of an article published yesterday by the New York Post specifically naming Harlem United housing units as the possible residence of an alleged sexual assault victim, speculation has been raised regarding the accuser's HIV status.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention Value of HIV Testing of Inmates Shown

A routine HIV screening program in Rhode Island jails detected a significant portion of the state's new infections, according to a study in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Nonetheless, the effort continues to struggle for the funding it... Read more »
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Numb left index finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. Would a numb left index fingertip without any other numbness be a sign of HIV? Maybe late HIV?

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Pre Cum question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how long hiv in pre cum lasts outside the body? I have heard the it dies quickly. I was recently exposed to it and was wondering what risk it carried. It was a big risk but was still wondering. Read more »

Asst. HIV Health Promotion Coordinator in NYC

Posted by Terri1
Please apply at the NYC DOHMH website:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/hr/index.html


Civil Service Title: City Research Scientist
Office Title: Assistant HIV Health Promotion Coordinator (CRS, I)
Bureau: (DIS.2) Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and... Read more »

Feelgood story about a couple facing HIV and homel

Posted by Anonymous
http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/texas/00/07/09/index.html

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