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Why Do People Get Hiv Test

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Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all false-negatives is essentially nonexistent. Stop worrying and start WOO-HOOing! OK?Dr. BobSeattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label ClaimsSeptember 5, 2008A report by Public Health -- Seattle and King County in... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is... Read more »

Can HIV positive people have normal lab tests?

If a person were to be HIV positive would it be possible to have normal physicals and normal labs... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles "Rhythms for Health" Program That Provides Concert Tickets to People Who Take HIV Tests

...The New York Times on Sunday profiled the "Rhythms for Health" program, which gives out concert tickets to people who take HIV tests. People who take HIV tests, which are administered by local health officials, must provide their names and... 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

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

...Support and involvement from AIDS advocates and other leaders have contributed to the increase in the number of people receiving HIV tests, but the number still is "unacceptable," according to the report. It called for a comprehensive and... Read more »
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 »
Connect With Others

NAT exam

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read in another post that NAT can only grab the virus in the first weaks after, is it true???? Read more »

positive ANA

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...Do people with hiv test positive ANA (ANTI NUCLEAR ANTIBODIES) Read more »

ItsFaith, i have a ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if i may ask it's up to you to answer. did you test slightly before the 3 month window? if so are you ok with your hiv negative test or at times do you second guess it. also have you tested again? Read more »

Syntoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...After 160 days i tested negative, but all of my syntoms are very specific of HIV, i know maybe its almost impossible a person gets HIV and them became with aids after only 5 months, but i have my tongue very white at the end has some portions... Read more »