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HBsAG (ELISA) method
Jul 8, 2008

hi, ELISA is a framework or a method that involves testing for the presence of antibodies by using antigens. this method can be used to detect both HBV and HIV infection right?

if a test is performed for HBsAG using ELISA, does it also "automatically" cover test for HIV infection? or should a HIV 1 test be performed separately?

meaning, are the antibodies generated for both HBV and HIV infection same?

Response from Dr. McGovern

No these tests would be completely separate.

negative for hiv
hepa b?

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