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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific Populations Pregnant...
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Donated 200$ will donate again - Unprotected Oral Exposure followup (FALSE POSITIVE TEST RESULTS, 2011)

Hello Doctor - Hope you are doing well. I have donated 200$ on your website and the reference number is EQEE6C4E20E6.I got the results of my 3 months antibody test today ( 13 weeks) and it is negative.Continuing on my last post, the following day (...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...performed before the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or conclusive. HIV DNA PCR testing is not FDA approved for HIV diagnosis. Consequently, if you want the complete reassurance of an FDA-approved negative HIV-screening test,... Read more »

sex with HIVnegative prostitute

i had sex with a prostitute age22-23 and during that i broke my condom.I tested her "Elisa" after 4 days of incident.and she was "hiv-negative"in that....what is my possibility of getting HIV infection
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely low. The potential risk remaining would be the remote possibility that your Naughty-Lady-From-Shady-Lane was still in her window period during which she would test HIV-antibody negative, but still be HIV infected. To eliminate this... Read more »

Window Period, Viral Load and Chance of Transmission

I had unprotected anal intercourse (insertive) in the 20th jan 2009 with a person I found out later was HIV +. Other than that I did not engage in any risky behaviour. I was tested for HIV with an ABBOTT Architect antibody/ antigen in the 27th of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No. Not the medications you took.2.No. You can not make that assumption, particularly if he was not on effective antiretroviral medications.3.No. You can not use population statistics in this manner. Unprotected anal sex with an HIV-positive... Read more »

I have seen a similar question in the archives, but would like to hear from you Dr. Bob. (CELEXA AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I had an exposure exactly 24 weeks back. I was so stressed over the exposure, that my doctor prescribed me Citalopram. I was taking the Citalopram medication through out these 5 months during the morning and again in the evenings i used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test? I got the PCR test done after 4 months of my exposure. Thank You. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, The recommended screening test for HIV infection is an HIV-antibody test three months or more following the last exposure. PCR testing is not... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical... Read more »
The Body

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

... Table of Contents Introduction Obstacles to the Implementation of Routine HIV Testing in the U.S. New Technologies in HIV Testing HIV Testing Requirements: Opt-In, Opt-Out and Counseling Improving HIV Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...not be used to determine if one is HIV-positive. Note: A person who tests positive on a Viral Load cannot obtain a letter of HIV diagnosis based on those results. They must still test positive on an HIV antibody test in order to get the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...California turned the CDC recommendations into law in 2007 with the passage of AB 682, which waives the need for written consent for HIV testing in this state. Widespread implementation of these recommendations would be especially beneficial to... Read more »
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After 45 days...

Posted by gunners, 1 Reply
...hey my friends...i need opinion from expert or doctor.. after 45 days from relationship.. what is the best test for hiv ? i want to do test now but i don't what is the correct and best...? Read more »

Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
...desperate and will be having a test done next week. We have both had unprotected sex together approximately 2.5 years ago. Have had HIV test done a year and half ago and it was negative. Please advice if swollen neck lymph node, slightly blurred... Read more »

hiv test at 7 weeks

Posted by ironman82, 1 Reply
hi kind people out there, regarding my case, i had a unprotected oral sex from from a girl which last about 2 minutes and we have protected sex. After the exposure, i have some flu, joint arches but no fever. I got tested on week 7 and it came out... Read more »

When should I test?

Posted by Shauna99, 7 Replies
I recently got out of a relationship with a guy who was a former IV drug user. We practiced safe sex almost every time, but there was one or two times when it just happened. We last had sex about 2 months ago. I need to know when I should be... Read more »