|combo or confusion!!!
Sep 12, 2013
sir I recently went to an advanced lab and said to perform ELISA on me they performed ELFA... now I am concerned as the internet says ELFA IS ONLY USEFUL BEFORE 3 MONTHS .. and I tested after 6 months so please if you can give some light on this ELFA TEST AS I THAUGHT THIS IS MY FINAL TESTING.. please sir explain something any thing on ELFA...
| Response from Dr. Wohl
The ELFA is very similar to the ELISA test in that they both detect HIV antibodies. The ELFA can detect these antibodies a bit earlier than the ELISA. These antibodies stay around through life so you have no need to worry that the test would be come negative.
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