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3rd Generation Elisa Detect Any Subtypes

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first vs. third

Any diffference between taking a 1st and 3rd generation Elisa at greater then 6 months?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...A 1st generation ELISA is likely to be as accurate six months after exposure when compared to 3rd generation ELISA. However, there are some important Read more »

Accuracy of 1st Generation Elisa

Would a Negative result via 1st Gen Elisa at 23 weeks be considered as accurate as a 3rd Generation... Read more »

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...million copies, and are always being improved to be more sensitive. The first bDNA test measured down to 10,000 copies. The second generation could detect as few as 500 copies. Now there are ultra sensitive tests for research that can detect less... Read more »
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To niclas RE: N subtype

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I read your post and I am curious as to where you got your info that states that the N subtype is covered by the 3rd generation ELISA in Sweden. I personally have trawled the net for a year to find this. Could you give me credible link? Even... Read more »

First VS Third

Posted by Anonymous
...A 1st generation ELISA is likely to be as accurate six months after exposure when compared to 3rd generation ELISA. However, there are some important Read more »

Difference between 1st generation and 3rd

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I 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 Read more »

ELISA TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Recently had a ELISA test at a health testing center. Result negative. Im concearned because the nurse could not tell me what generation test it was and in fact never heard of different generation tests. I assumed the center was professional Cost... Read more »