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When Receiving A Hiv Blood Sample What Technique Would You Use

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Integrity of Blood Sample - Airport X-ray machine

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Lonely Straight Guy in CO,The airport x-ray machine will not affect the results of a Home Access Test.Your HIV-acquisition risk from your experiences with sensual massage workers who dance naked with their Rottweilers is negligible to... Read more »

blood samples

Hellois there the possibility for a person infected with HIV to live for 7 years without any... Read more »

Is quick processing of blood sample important?

I recently got an ELISA test (negative) approx 8 weeks after a potential exposure to HIV. I know it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r eaction) method uses an enzyme to multiply the HIV in the blood sample. Then a chemical reaction marks the virus. The markers are measured and used to calculate the amount... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...test measures the glucosein a sample taken when you have been eating on your usualschedule. A fasting glucose test uses a blood sample takenwhen you have not had anything to eat or drink (except water) forat least 8 hours. A glucose... Read more »
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Home Access Blood Sample

Posted by hello123, 1 Reply
...For the Home Access test blood sample, it says to completely fill the circle with blood, and it has to completely soak to the back too. The front is mostly soaked, Read more »

2 weeks result

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies my hiv result yesterday was Negative, however, my blood sample was drwn only 2 weeks after pontential risk date. still confused. Read more »

Zovirax(acyclovir) and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous
...Does the HIV test results get affected if one is on Zovirax(acyclovir) medication when the blood sample for the test is taken. Zovirax is a medication for HSV. Read more »


Posted by WorriedinVegas
...I recently sent in a blood sample for hiv-1 testing to HOME ACCESS. I got the blood for the sample from a scabbed acne, which I picked. It was more than enough Read more »