2nd Generation Elisa Subtype A
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplySeems like I am doing anything possible not to have faith in a negative elisa and dna pcr at six weeks. I called Labcorp and they said they use a 2nd generation elisa. Should this matter in this scenario, with both tests? I'm surprised that such a... Read more »
Posted by Hobgoblin, 3 RepliesHas anyone read a previous post on this matter?
If I remember rightly, somebody posted that testing negative at 3 months on an 3rd Generation ELISA is all one needs as this type of test is highly sensative.
And that if you tested negative on a 1st... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI tested neg at 21 and 64 days post exposure ( unprotected vaginal sex with pro for about 1 minute) I had a bunch of symptoms pharyngitis, diarrrhea for 2 days, articular pain muscular pain,etc. I'm wondering how reliable are these results with a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTo answer a previous question by Jackie Blue as to why there isn't a 2nd Generation EIA: There actually is, it used Synthetic Peptides to detect antibodies. However due to it's inconsistency it has been shelved a long time ago. The use of the 1st... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHas anyone heard that LabCorp(one of the biggest Lab's in america) use's second generation test's??? WTF??
How could a compant of that scale use a test thats over 10-15 years old??? Has anyone else used LabCorp?? Do they even Offer 3rd generation... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Right-wing Conservative in NH,Gosh, another right-wing conservative having an affair and then freaking out?!? You are the 5th this week!OK, so youve been to lots of doctors I think I counted at least 6 in your post and they thought it was... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.HIV-antibody tests of any generation are quite accurate. The newer generations may pick up seroconversion a bit earlier, but the recommendations for a three-month window period are the same for all generations of the test.2.No. The three-month... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineNot sure about the generation issue. Shouldn't be that kind of difference between tests just based on the generation, or even a different kind of viral load test. Two other possibilities. If you were acutely infected, then the two tests could... Read more »
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