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Accuracy Of 5 Weeks Hiv Test Using 4th Generation Duo

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SANCTITY OF 4th GENERATION TESTS,PLEASE REPLY.DONATION AS PROMISED!!

Dear Doctor,I really want to ask that if the person really have to be tested at 3 months mark then what is the sanctity of 4th Generation Tests claiming to be exponentially reducing the window period?Then even today also one is relying on 3rd...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello AS,There is no "sanctity" of fourth generation tests or DUO tests. I have no doubt that improvements in HIV testing are increasing the accuracy of diagnostic testing and shortening the window period. However, I base my responses on published Read more »

Test Result

I had asked a question previously about the HIV PCR Test i took while on PeP AFTER 2WEEKS EXPOSURE.... Read more »

RE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive

Hello Doctor Bob You may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and... Read more »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

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...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

MASSACHUSSETTS WINDOW PERIOD 6 WEEKS CONCLUSIVE!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Bureau 1 A Guide to HIV Counseling and Testing Take control of your health. Know your status. Get tested. What is the HIV test? The HIV test can be either a blood test or an oral test (which tests the cells from the lining of your... Read more »

New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...June 15, 2004 A new HIV test that identifies "tiny amounts" of p24 protein inside HIV is 25 times more sensitive than current HIV tests, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, the Wall... Read more »

TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...3 month, 13 weeks, 90 days is considered conclusive with HIV testing. Wheather with Orasure, Oraquick, home Access or Blood test 13 weeks is consider conclusive. A 3rd Gen Elisa test is consider Read more »