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Does a person have to be tested for HIV-subtype M or O or N?

Hi, again. First and foremost, hope you're doing fine. and, second, thanks for answering my question. The only thing is that it left me confused. No doctor has ever said to test for HIV-1 (subtype M, N, or O), just HIV and HIV-2. My concern is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, barring extremely unusual extenuating circumstances, specialized testing for subtypes M, O, and N is not warranted for routine HIV screening.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative... Read more »

HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommendations on HIV Testing Not Followed "Comprehensively," Too Few People Tested, HIV Specialist Says in Washington Post

... CDC guidelines that recommend HIV testing be a part of routine care for people ages 13 to 64 -- as well as annual testing for people at high risk of the virus, such Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 1.5 Million People Receive HIV Tests in Zambia, Report Says

...counseling centers. Nongovernmental organizations also are providing similar services to support the government's efforts to increase HIV testing in the country, Xinhua News Agency reports. Support and involvement from AIDS advocates and other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: B.C. Health Authority Issues Public Advisory for At-Risk People to Get HIV Test

...HIV-infected. Of the 26 cases in 2006, most were among aboriginal females under age 30, said Dhaliwal. Free and confidential HIV tests are available at local health units, needle exchanges, and through family doctors' offices. Back to other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India to Launch No-Cost HIV Testing Program for People Diagnosed With TB

... India plans to launch a program that will offer no-cost HIV tests to people who have been diagnosed with tuberculosis, the Times of India reports. The country already has integrated its Read more »
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Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
...in any way to the virus in in over 6 months. However, beyond 6 months I have had a couple exposures to unprotected sex with people of unkown status which has worried me. Can I trust this test and no that I am HIV Negative? Is it Definite? ... Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am... Read more »

Just get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read a lot of the of these posts and most of them are asking about symptoms. And the answers are all the same.....GO GET TESTED, YOU CAN'T TELL IF YOU HAVE HIV UNTIL YOU GET TESTED. That is so true, you can asked until you're blue in the face,... Read more »

HIV Tests/Undetectable

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."undetectable" status?? If someone's condition is made "undetectable" through drug therapy will they still test hiv-pos on a routine hiv test or will the test hiv-neg because of their "undetectable" condition???? Comments??? Read more »