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I'm getting a serology test to check my immunity before i go on work placement. Can i ask them to check for STDs in the same test?

No: The work placement tests for communicable diseases that you can pass on by ordinary contact such as talking to people or even shaking hands. Sexually transmitted disease, for which std stands for, are not included in the category of ordinary contact. It would take considerable more contact to pick those up and thus, are generally not included in pre-employment panel. ...Read more

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I had sex with a woman without condom on the dateof 19 august 2011 I take a test serology test after 3 month?

I had sex with a woman without condom on the dateof 19 august 2011 I take a test serology test after 3 month?

What's the question: Yes, you should have been tested at 2 wks and then at regular intervals. Many would say you are highly likely to be free of disease if you are negative in 3 mos. Others would test to 6 mos. But august of 2011 is far removed. ...Read more

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How do you test your carpet to see if it emits toxic fumes?

How do you test your carpet to see if it emits toxic fumes?

Carpet Toxins: Contact the environmental health center - dallas for a full evaluation of your home and its contents. They have many ways of testing for numerous environmental toxins. ...Read more

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I received blood test results with high alp results. Doctor is now testing for hep b serology & hep c serology. Are they checking if I have hep b or c? Was told its checking something about the vac

I received blood test results with high alp results. Doctor is now testing for hep b serology & hep c serology. Are they checking if I have hep b or c? Was told its checking something about the vac

Alk phos, right?: Alkaline phosphatase is often above normal in certain healthy folks who've eaten recently. Its lone elevation in a healthy person seldom leads to discovery of significant illness. If your transaminases are up also, it's time to look for hep b and c, and also hemochromatosis, wilson's, and autoimmune hepatitis. ...Read more

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I had sex without condom so should I take a test serology test after 3 month?

I had sex without condom so should I take a test serology test after 3 month?

6 mo: Best is to have your partner tested, if he s HIV negative no reason to test yourself. If there is no way to find him check urself now and again in 6 months. ...Read more

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I had sex with a woman without condom on the dateof 19 august 2011 I take a test serology test after 3 month?

What's the question: Yes, you should have been tested at 2 wks and then at regular intervals. Many would say you are highly likely to be free of disease if you are negative in 3 mos. Others would test to 6 mos. But august of 2011 is far removed. ...Read more

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I had sex with a woman without condom on the dateof 19 august 2011 I take a test serology test HIV 1&2 after?

I had sex with a woman without condom on the dateof 19 august 2011 I take a test serology test HIV 1&2 after?

Yes: If you are asking whether you should be tested for HIV antibody, if you were infected n august 2011 your test will overwhelmingly be positive. Most current testing includes HIV types 1 & 2. ...Read more