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Chemistry Panel

Chemistry (Chem) Screen A large part of your laboratory report is results of the chemistry screen. These tests measure various chemicals in your blood to see whether your body is working correctly. See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 123 for information on blood glucose (sugar) and cholesterol tests. Laboratories have different "reference ranges" or normal values for the results of each test. Most lab...
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IGG2-subclass deficiency (UPDATE) (IgG SUBCLASS DEFICIENCY, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a blood exam which showed my overall IgG level to be quite low, but still normal: 704 (normal range 700-1600). However, it turned out that I now don't only have a IgG2-subclass-deficiency, but a combined IgG2- and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Dude,Here's the scoop on your IgG subclass deficiency and my take on your negative 12.5-week HIV test. IgG2 is the most common IgG subclass deficiency and may also be associated with IgA deficiency. It usually causes recurrent respiratory... Read more »

Can HIV meds cause false HSV IgG test results? (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2011)

Hi, I work in a crime lab and about three months ago I was accidentally exposed to biological fluids, so as a precaution I was put on HIV medication (Combivir) for 30 days as PEP. I recently just had blood test for STDs and it was negative for HIV,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Could the HIV medication have caused the false positive HSV results?" "Could the medication have caused my body to make antibodies for HSV?"The short answer to both questions is no! The longer answer is hell no! Regarding... Read more »

IGG-subclass deficiency & HIV risk

Dr Bob,I tried to ask a question about a year ago or longer.. Well, I didn't try.. I did ask... But never got an answer... I am freaking out here in Vietnam and need your help.. After using your site as my number one source of ingormation for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Francisco,Actually your question was asked only 24 hours ago and it was indeed answered. (See below.) However, I have no doubt you are indeed "freaking out in Vietnam." That's why I suggested you consult a psychiatrist. They are... Read more »

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result when i get them in . i hope your fine and doing well. thanks jon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi jon,Care to make a wager on the result? I continue to look forward to the day that you accept the truly wonderful news of your definitive HIV-negative status. Your WOO-HOO is way, way, way overdue!Regarding theTaqScreenMPX, see below.Be well... Read more »
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Is this the EIA test? "coccidioides ab, igG, EIA"

Posted by mbz, 1 Reply
If "coccidioides ab,igG, EIA is in fact the 1st HIV test done on my girlfriends lab. Those results have an observed value of 0.000. If that is indeed the EIA test, Why would they do a Western Blot test if those results did not show anything? Only... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello,

i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »