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Accuracy Of Eia Antibody Test

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Accuracy of Elisa/EIA 6 years post "exposure"

I've emailed The Body before but never got an answer! Hopefully this time will be different.My question is this: is a standard Elisa or EIA screen still accurate if performed 6 years post {potential} exposure? Put another way, is there anyway...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The reason you did not get an answer is that many similar questions are already posted in the archives! Check it out! Briefly, your test results are accurate. Once you are HIV antibody positive, you remain positive, no matter if it's been... Read more »

Test accuracy-antibody vas PCR

Dr. McGovern, Thank you for your help and comfort in answering questions from a worried public.... Read more »

pimecrolimus and HIV antibody test accuracy?

My situation here is that i had an exposure about one year back and i recently got tested for HIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Calls on Orasure to Devise Trials to Test Accuracy, Safety of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

The FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee in a public hearing on Friday told Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies that it must devise a clinical study to test the accuracy and safety of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test... Read more »
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 of Test Results Accuracy... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

My name is Dr. Joanne Stekler. I'm an acting assistant professor at the University of Washington. I also work for Public Health Seattle and King County. This is a poster entitled "Limitations of HIV Antibody Testing in a Population with a High... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

Several years ago, the only type of antibody test available was a blood test done through your doctor's office. Today, as technology has improved, there are now different types of antibody tests available. Antibody tests can now be done on blood,... Read more »
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chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody ??

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
I have reading and found this
A person who has contracted HIV may show up positive as early as two weeks after the time they were infected. According to page 11 of the Module 6 Training Manual from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more »

Accuracy of pcr dna with antibody after 6 weeks - insertive oral

Posted by SDT, 4 Replies
Forum, I have asked this a couple of places but somewhat different answers. I had a happy ending which include a few seconds of oral.

Since I have had fatigue, fever, tingles- 3 weeks
Then loss of appetite at 4 weeks and progressed to muscle aches... Read more »

EIA /ELISSA any difference

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a test at 6 mos the paper said EIA
is that the same as ELISSA
The result said Negative No Antibodies found
Is this conclusive and are there any false negatives for this test and if there are what are the percentages.
Im asking because Im having... Read more »

Is this the EIA test? "coccidioides ab, igG, EIA"

Posted by mbz, 1 Reply
If "coccidioides ab,igG, EIA is in fact the 1st HIV test done on my girlfriends lab. Those results have an observed value of 0.000. If that is indeed the EIA test, Why would they do a Western Blot test if those results did not show anything? Only... Read more »