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Where Can I Get Tested For AIDS

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tests for AIDS in Nigeria

President Olusegun Obasanjo has ordered free AIDS tests for more than 500,000 Nigerians. The program, which offers voluntary testing and counseling, is linked to efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to promote antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Get Free HIV Test on AIDS Awareness Day

Free HIV testing will be offered across South Carolina on Feb. 7 to mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For information, contact the South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council: 803-254-6644, www.schivaidscouncil.org; Palmetto AIDS Life Support... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Seeking No-Cost Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe to Increase Following Procurement of T Cell Tests, AIDS Council Says

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS seeking access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe likely will increase following the procurement of tests that count CD4+ T cells, Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council said recently, the... Read more »
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Tests/AIDS walk(want to attend)...Very, very bried...please answer

Hello Doctor, i have 2 brief question.1.a)Say i had an encounter that has a 50/50 chance of getting infected, only way to know it test. How accurate could a test result be if - after 25 days?b)What about 45 days after exposure?{in my case i've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Two brief questions. Two brief answers:1. I have no idea what kind of encounter would give you a "50-50 chance" of becoming infected, since the riskiest sexual activity, unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV... Read more »

testing for aids and hep c

if i was treated for hep c would aids be detected alsomo...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you are concerned about HIV infection you should certainly ask for testing. Testing for HIV is important for multiple reasons of course...However, you may not realize that HIV status is important to determine the best way to treat your HCV... Read more »

Undectable, Can I pass an insurance lab test for aids?

I was diagnoised HIV+ in 98' with a viral load over a millon and a CD4 of 40. At one point my CD4 was at three. I have since then, gotten my CD4 up to 612, and my viral load has been undectable since 99'. Can I pass the insurance lab...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Congratulations! From 3 to 612 is a great leap. You must be taking the medications exactly as they are prescribed, which is the biggest secret to improving your CD4 count and bringing down your viral load. Keep doing it!Now the questions:... Read more »

CBC and tests for aids

I would like to know if a complete blood count (CBC) can or cannot indicate aHIV+ or - result?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
The only tests that can be used to determine if a person has HIV or not, aretests specifically designed to detect HIV infection. Other tests like CBC's(Complete Blood Counts), Blood Chemistry Tests, etc. cannot be used todetermine if a person... Read more »
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Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more than one infection.


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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

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 »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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