3rd Generation Elisa Detect Any Subtypes
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI found this on THIS website:
About Home Access and first generation testing have confidence in it-
"We do use the first generation ELISA, which uses viral lyzates as antigen. The difference with the third generation ELISA is that the latter uses... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was wondering if any county health dept. around the country would be using elisas first generation. Is everyone using 3rd or 4th generation? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had taken an Elisa test and happened to ask what version the test was and was told it was a 3rd generation test. Does 3rd generation mean it is not as good as a 4th generation, or are 3rd generation tests ordered for different reasons than 4th... Read more »
Posted by Protus, 1 ReplyHow long has the 3rd generation elisa been in use? This person on the board is really scaring me tonight. I was hoping that the matter could be settled at 12 weeks. How long have they been using the 3rd generation test.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have seen several postings about Home Access.....I would really like some answers.
1. Is the Home Access test currently available in stores 1st, 2nd or 3rd Generation ELISA test?
2. What is the difference between 1st, 2nd, 3rd generation Elisa Tests? Read more »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is not necessary to perform a third generation ELISA at this point. A first generation ELISA performed repeatedly over five months following exposure is sufficient. The majority of people will still develop a detectable level of antibodies, as... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.Yes.2.Yes, but I very strongly doubt what you are palpating is related to HIV-associated lymphadenopathy.3.Yes. No.4.No. Antibiotics, such as penicillin used to treat syphilis, will not delay HIV-antibody development.My advice:1.Stop poking... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe generational definition is partially historic. Most testing laboratories are using current generation antibody assays. Some viral load assays have difficulty with some subtypes of HIV-1. But again, these are not approved for diagnosis.MH... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiIn all actuality she was more at risk for contracting your genital warts than you getting something from her. The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that... Read more »
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Third- vs. Fourth-Generation HIV Testing: Almost Half of UK Clinics Out of Step With National GuidelinesIn 2011, prompted by calls to the i-Base phoneline reporting wide diversity in the information given to people contacting GUM clinics for HIV testing, i-Base wanted to understand why this was often different to UK guidelines. Although 4th generation... Read more »
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