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What Tests Are Used To Test For Hiv And Aids

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Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had HIV/AIDS? there were abnormalities, but i have no idea what they mean.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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When Should I Test For HIV/AIDS

Hi, I had sex with a women on Oct 30 2010. I used a condom all the while. I am afraid I might get... Read more »
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AIDS Action Council

AIDS Action leader, Rep. Coburn get tested for HIV, underscore importance of voluntary HIV testing

...Opponents on most HIV prevention issues, Rep. Coburn and AIDS Action's Zingale agree to public HIV test to promote importance ofanonymous, voluntary HIV testing WHAT: AIDS Action Executive Director Daniel Zingale and Rep. Tom Coburn(R-Okla.), 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

...addition to Mosisili, whose test result has not been announced, the country's Catholic Archbishop Bernard Mohalisi also underwent a test for HIV, according to country officials. About 31% of Lesotho's adult population is estimated to be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get Tested on HIV Testing Day

... In the run-up to National HIV Testing Day June 27, CDC has released new statistics indicating that more than 1.1 million Americans are HIV positive, with 21 percent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mumbai, India, Police Dept. Mandates HIV Testing, Creates AIDS Awareness Program After 450 Officers Test HIV-Positive

...India, police department has decided to make it mandatory for all of its 38,000 constables, officers and inspectors to undergo HIV testing every six months after discovering that hundreds of the city's police officers are HIV-positive, the ... Read more »
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testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
m 21 yr old, i resently had an incident which exposed me to ghonorea. got treated n m very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
by the way i used a condom but forgot to remove it after the act. then what happened is that it slipped out as i was asleep n rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous
...epidemics we also see the spread of 'false-HIV-positivity' because recreational drugs are well know now to make the non-specific HIV tests to run positive. No one is HIV positive they are 'drug-positive. Recreational drugs are making many gay... Read more »