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Federal panel says everyone
15 to 65 should have HIV test

Los Angeles Times, by Monte Morin

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 4/29/2013 9:34:48 PM

Citing recent evidence that HIV infections are best managed when treated early, an influential panel of medical experts has finalized its recommendation that all people ages 15 to 65 be screened for the virus that causes AIDS. The recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force seeks to address one of the key challenges in the fight against HIV/AIDS: The window during which patients respond best to treatment is also the time when symptoms of the disease are least noticeable. "HIV is a critical public health problem, and there are still 50,000 new infections per year,"

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This makes even less sense than giving everyone (male and female) a pregnancy test.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: maggie2u, 4/29/2013 9:38:10 PM     (No. 9302540)

Every homosexual between ages 15 to 65 should have the HIV test.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rabidrabbit1, 4/29/2013 9:42:13 PM     (No. 9302544)

Obamacare will make it mandatory that everyone be tested. That way, they can better manage the crisis, secure funding, etc, etc, and so forth, damn your privacy rights.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 4/29/2013 9:49:57 PM     (No. 9302552)

According to the fact sheet dated December 2012 at the CDC website: (http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/2012/hiv-infections-2007-2010.pdf)

According to the new analysis, there were 53,200 infections in 2007; 47,500 in 2008; 45,000 in 2009; and 47,500 in 2010. Certain groups, including African Americans, Latinos, and gay and bisexual men of all races/ethnicities, continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV.

If you look at the numbers, you´d think that the Fed "panel" would target those groups with the greatest likelihood of having (and transmitting) HIV.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GardenGal, 4/29/2013 9:57:58 PM     (No. 9302570)

I have no idea how many times my monogamous husband has had the test- he has been Active Duty Air Force for over 26 years and I know they occasionally test. I know I was tested when I had my last child in CA- it was a regulation there. We are both negative and have both been in just one relationship- our marriage. I think it is a total waste of money to test people like me over and over again. As it is, I have to have monthly blood tests (not HIV) because I am on strong medications that may affect some parts of my system like kidneys, liver or blood. So far, the medications haven´t and I have been on them for siz years. But those tests I have to have, this one is unnecessary.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 4/29/2013 10:15:54 PM     (No. 9302589)


Screen for homosexual contact first. You know, like the Red Cross does for blood drawings. If you´re male: "Have you ever had sex -- even once -- with another male?"


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Salt5792, 4/29/2013 10:43:24 PM     (No. 9302621)

If the perverts would just stop doing what they do, the HIV virus would soon die out.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Deauxrite, 4/29/2013 10:44:57 PM     (No. 9302628)

Kiss my butt. Not going to take any test mandated by the government!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sg, 4/29/2013 10:48:20 PM     (No. 9302632)

If you´re not a pervert, chances are great that you don´t need the test. But perversion is celebrated...witness the outpouring of nearly congratulatory reporting regarding the basketball player who just declared he was gay...(itself a perversion of a perfectly respectable, happy word). Before this announcement, I had never even heard of this guy, whose name I have already forgotten...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 4/29/2013 11:01:03 PM     (No. 9302651)

This is just silly. Among low/no risk individuals what is the point. In fact, it would be counter-profuctive. Tests strive for a high rate of sensitivity (it catches all who are infected) and specificity (it catches ONLY those who are infected). Last I heard, the basic test is about 99 percent sensitive and 99 percent specific. That means in testing everyone there will be a huge number of false positives, who will then need to take the far more expensive diagnostic test. For low/no risk groups, it would be a huge waste of money.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 4/29/2013 11:19:23 PM     (No. 9302674)

Not all of us f act like rabbits ...some are even in long term committed marriages...and resent being herded with the animals.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: raphaela, 4/29/2013 11:28:07 PM     (No. 9302684)

DNA database.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: realrep, 4/29/2013 11:28:29 PM     (No. 9302686)

Follow the money. What company will get the contract to carry this out? Betcha it´s a dem-owned company that gives money to BO and/or dems.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Smart11344, 4/29/2013 11:47:49 PM     (No. 9302694)

Gosh, I thought gay marriage would stop HIV/AIDS. s/o

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Reply 14 - Posted by: anonymous, 4/30/2013 12:08:12 AM     (No. 9302710)

Follow the money trail, indeed. This is all about money. The drugs firms that market any such test would be sure to give big to the Democratic Party.

There is also evidence - as espoused by renowned scientist Peter Duesberg - that HIV does not cause AIDS. Peter was shouted down when he proposed his views some years back, both by gay activists and the scientists who were in the AIDS business. It´s little wonder. Without HIV as the cause, the gay community can´t play the victim card. A virus makes you a victim, don´t forget.

The challenging view is that AIDS does exist but it is due to behavioral choices such as drug use and normal STD´s like syphilis etc, which are known to damage the immune system. In the highly promiscuous and drug-indulgent atmosphere of the male-male sexual scene, the conditions were conducive to the developmnt of such an immune disorder.

With the HIV-causes-AIDS orthodoxy, what we are looking at is quite possibly the biggest scam ever perpetrated. It would dwarf the global warming scam.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: albatross, 4/30/2013 12:37:00 AM     (No. 9302726)

Only if you´ve played in the NBA.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 4/30/2013 1:09:22 AM     (No. 9302751)

Thirty years ago, it was common sense that everyone should have the test, but it was a violation of civil rights to insist on it, so eventually all the doctors said it was a dumb idea.

Today suddenly that´s all backwards. I guess what´s changed, is now they want to sell you some medicine.

Oy, what a country.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: philemon1967, 4/30/2013 1:10:15 AM     (No. 9302753)

Guess this "panel" is no more than a bunch of political ideologues with no professional competency who has no idea about Bayes´ Theorem and high risk of false positive that comes from indiscriminate testing. They are following their political master´s voice and it says spend more taxpayers´ money to grow government power.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/30/2013 1:13:09 AM     (No. 9302756)

Hey, you´re the group encouraging gays.
You take it and leave the rest of US alone.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Achilles, 4/30/2013 2:56:07 AM     (No. 9302802)

Let´s start with the One.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Trust No One, 4/30/2013 4:37:30 AM     (No. 9302820)

I´m going after Jason Collins.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 4/30/2013 5:03:16 AM     (No. 9302838)

But you don´t need a pap smear or a breast exam.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/30/2013 5:25:53 AM     (No. 9302850)

I think #12 hit the nail on the head.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LaVallette, 4/30/2013 5:48:15 AM     (No. 9302860)

First commandment of law enforcement and Epidemiology: Thou shalt not profile!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/30/2013 6:00:58 AM     (No. 9302864)

Years after we were told that everyone was vulnerable to AIDS/HIV, the population of infected is still predominantly male homosexuals, IV drug users and their partners.

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