American Social Health Association - Learn about STDs/STIs
No. The test for HIV can only tell you if you have been infected or not. Transmission of the virus does not necessarily occur every time exposure occurs. The only way for an individual to tell if he/she has been infected with HIV is to be tested. If you are unsure of your partner's status, you may want to consider talking to him/her about it and using protection (latex condoms or dental dams) to reduce your risk.
AidsFactSheet.com: FAQs about AIDS / HIV
No. Your HIV test result reveals only your HIV status. Your negative test result does not tell you whether your partner has HIV. HIV is not necessarily transmitted every time there is an exposure. Therefore, your taking an HIV test should not be seen as a method to find out if your partner is infected. Testing should never take the place of protecting yourself from HIV infection. If your behavior is putting you at risk for exposure to HIV, it is important to reduce your risks.
No. MyAllergyTest tests for 10 of the most common allergens. While a completely negative test result is strong evidence that you are not allergic to any of the most common allergens, it is possible that you will be allergic to a less common, or even rare, allergen.
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FAQ: Birth Control Venereal Disease Information Centre
HIV test is most accurate if done three months after your most recent risk occurrence such as unprotected sex, sharing needles etc. You do not need to do an HIV test on a regular basis unless you feel you have been at risk for the virus.
PPD Austin Clinic: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
HIV test is required for some studies. You will be informed in the screening process as to whether or not you will need to be tested for HIV, and our doctor will counsel you about AIDS, HIV and issues relating to the test. You will be told the result in a confidential manner.
GENESIS OF AIDS- QUESTIONS THAT ARE FREQUENTLY ASKED ABOUT A...
The first documented cases of AIDS was on the 5th of June 1981, in the USA, and five people were affected with the disease. However there were reported (but not documented) cases of occurrence of HIV in 1959, But not much information was gathered on the later event. REF: FIRST OUTBREAK OF AIDS
If your first HIV test is negative, it means you had no detectable HIV antibodies at the time you were tested. However, if you were only recently exposed to the virus, your result may be negative even though you may be infected. A negative result does not mean your partner is negative or that you will not become infected in the future if you are exposed to the virus.
Envirologix.com: Mold Questions and Answers
Lack of a test line - a "negative result" - means that, in the sample taken, Stachybotrys chartarum and Aspergillus niger molds are not detectable within the limits of this test. You may have them in lower concentrations, in other locations, or may have other molds present in varying amounts. In any case, you should clean up the suspected area (or have it cleaned up) and be sure to fix any moisture problems. All molds can gradually destroy the things they grow on.