EIA METHODOLOGY.....what's this?
Jun 13, 2006
I called Labcorp to see if they performed the ELISA test on me, and she said NO, it was done using EIA methodology. She said it all comes out the same. What is this test? I am SO trying to put this to bed, but can't because I keep running into these walls.
Response from Dr. Frascino
The walls you are colliding with are self-made and constructed of anxiety. EIA stands for enzyme immunosorbent assay. ELISA stands for enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. They are equally accurate in detecting anti-HIV antibodies. Your fears that Labcorp would be running some type of substandard HIV test are predictably unwarranted. If this doesn't put your worries to bed, it's time to seek professional counseling.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Cut Under Nail And Fingering Hiv
- If A Man Is Infected With Hiv Can He Pass It On To His Unborn Child?
- Which Is Worse Herpes Or Genital Warts?
- What Color Is Chlamydia Discharge?
- What Are Your Chances Of Getting Herpes If You Have Sex With Someone That Has It?
- Treatment For Perineal Herpes Sore
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.