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Which Hiv Test Is More Effective

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Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an accident scene. I performed the CPR on July 25th and went to my health department on October 25th ( exactly 3 months ) to have the blood test done. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...results. Neither vitamins nor medications to treat shingles will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test. No additional HIV testing is warranted. If you continue to worry, seek counseling (psychotherapy) to help you confront and conquer... Read more »

Does anti Viral medication effect HIV test results?

My Physician prescribed me Famtrex 250 dialy one tablet after dinner as i had been daignosed with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing the Most Effective Prevention Tool Available

... " ... This National HIV Testing Day, we call on our community to renew our fight against HIV, increase awareness of the importance of testing, and do what Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

... Rapid HIV tests have been found to be highly effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in clinical trials in India, according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Comparative Effectiveness of HIV Testing and Treatment in Highly Endemic Regions

...progression simulation in South Africa to compare the outcomes of the present HIV treatment campaign (status quo) with four HIV testing and treatment strategies that increase access to antiretroviral therapy: (1) universal testing and treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeting HIV Testing at High-Risk Groups Might Be More Effective Than Routine Testing, Research Article Says

... Targeting HIV testing at high-risk groups and populations might be a more effective method of identifying people who are unaware of their HIV-positive Read more »
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Hiv testing effectiveness please answer quick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method? Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

Xango and hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was wondering if consuming Xango, the natural juice that has been said to have a lot of good stuff in it, can it affect the results when testing for hiv antibodies? The producers of Xango state that it boosts the immune system.. Anyone knows... Read more »

antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
Was on I.V. antibiotics overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took a hiv elisa test. would the anti biotics give a false neg or interfere with the test.thank you. Read more »