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Will The Hospital Contact Me If Child Test For Hiv

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RE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive

Hello Doctor Bob You may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and getting all the tests till 3 months and coming back all negative.http://www.thebody.com/h/3-months-hiv-dna-pcr-test.htmlAnyway i had some other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...elsewhere for your 15 minutes of fame!)I was impressed to read that the "chief laboratorian" has decided not to routinely offer PCR tests for HIV diagnosis due to the rate of false positives! You are a perfect example of what can happen to... Read more »

Re: Do my kids need to be tested

Hi: DR: Bob in the question were the couple asked you if their kids should be tested. I don't know if you overlooked the ages of the children, they specified the ages of the children which is 11,8,7 now if the mother is testing negative now then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and 7, because she had just found out that her husband of 12 years was HIV positive and had a CD4 count of 193. Her initial HIV test was negative, immediately after finding out her husband was HIV infected. With this limited information, my... Read more »

RE: do my kids need to be tested - hmmm, somethings not right here !

Hi Bob,In your answers to the original poster and follow up, you recommend testing the children, despite the mother testing negative.This either means that a +ve father and a -ve mother can produce +ve children (with the mother remaining -ve), or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and 7, because she had just found out that her husband of 12 years was HIV positive and had a CD4 count of 193. Her initial HIV test was negative, immediately after finding out her husband was HIV infected. With this limited information, my... Read more »

re. kids testing

Dr. BobRegarding your answer if kids should be tested if the father had Aids but the mother was negative. Is it possible for the children to be positive while their birth mother is negative. I was under the impression that the only way a child could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and 7, because she had just found out that her husband of 12 years was HIV positive and had a CD4 count of 193. Her initial HIV test was negative, immediately after finding out her husband was HIV infected. With this limited information, my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...largely on the providers' perception of the patients' risk behaviors. 21 Data confirm that testing rates are higher when HIV tests are included in the standard panel of screening tests for all pregnant women. 52 , 69 , 104 Women also are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...California turned the CDC recommendations into law in 2007 with the passage of AB 682, which waives the need for written consent for HIV testing in this state. Widespread implementation of these recommendations would be especially beneficial to... Read more »
The Center for HIV Law and Policy

Lost in the Shuffle: Women's Right to Choose, Not Just Refuse, HIV Testing

...the voiced objections of Colorado State Senator Dave Schultheis to a bill, SB-179, which would, among other things, require HIV testing of all pregnant women who don't explicitly object to the testing. Schultheis provoked the ire of Colorado... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...type of delivery. In many cases, natural (vaginal) delivery is safe and preferable. Most HIV positive women give birth in a hospital, where they can receive appropriate care. For mothers with HIV, Canadian guidelines recommend that during... Read more »
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Sister having issues...

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
...see or speak to her daughter becuse she feels that she has given her daughter a death sentence.She is in another state in a hospital she has tried to commit suicide twice.Her doctor has told that she has maybe two yrs because she was also... Read more »

6 weeks test

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hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...of it. They said it was cancer or HIV. I was so sure it was cancer and so did the doctors but at the same time they asked for tests for HIV. It was the biggest nightmare of my life. It was positive, I was HIV+ and my baby had AIDS. My husband... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...snapped back at him &no one knew Steve like I did and he would have told me.& Daniel made an appointment for me to get an HIV test. The night after I went for the dreaded blood test, I asked him &what will we do if I'm positive?&... Read more »