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When Pregnant Do I Have To Get A Hiv Test

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pregnant, HIV-test positive

hi DR, my wife 12 weeks pregnant and she tested for her HIV-test prenatal screening..and results turn out to be reactive (low titer)..me and my wife are doctors(medical personal)...for myself HIV-test negative.. My wife 4 years ago hospitalised for...
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
You don't indicate what kind of HIV test was performed, and whether a confirmatory test (like a HIV western blot) was performed. Thus, it is hard to know what the interpretation of the screening test means.... Read more »

Pregnant with HIV test -ve, but my husband's result shows +ve

Hello Doctor. I am in a really confused situation. I am 5 months pregnant now and my HIV test a... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Health Minister Supports HIV Testing for Pregnant Women, Considers Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV Testing

Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said he supports compulsory HIV testing for pregnant women and is considering requiring couples to get tested for the virus before being married, Channel NewsAsia reports ( Channel NewsAsia , 12/4). Last... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana Encourages Pregnant Women to Get HIV Tests

On World AIDS Day last Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health and several partner organizations kicked off a campaign to encourage pregnant women to be tested for HIV. More than 8,000 U.S. children have acquired HIV from their mothers,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill (HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Hospitals Begin Testing Pregnant Women for HIV; 20% of Women at One Hospital Opt Out of Test

Singapore hospitals on Dec. 8 began voluntary HIV testing for pregnant women, but so far 20% of pregnant women at Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital have opted out of testing, Singapore's Straits Times reports (Khalik, Straits Times... Read more »
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Need Help with test results... Pregnant Test

Posted by lookingtolearn, 2 Replies
Hello,

I asked this questions in the Ask the Experts area but received no response so I will try you helpful people.

My wife is pregnant and during her 10 week appointment did a routine HIV screening. The results were: Repeatedly Reactive Elisa,... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
Hi All !

My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well... Read more »

My wife is HIV+ and pregnant

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

At my wife's first pre-natal exam she was screened for HIV, and she tested positive. Saying this is a nightmare is an understatement.

I tested negative. Her first viral load came back at 1200, and CD4 is 680. The docs reccomnened meds to reduce... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »