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Acute Hiv P24 Test

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is HIV DUO test offered in US ?

Hi Doc,Is HIV DUO test offered in US.I had a blowjob from korean prostitute(massage girl), I am becoming thin(lean) these days, having night sweats, with rashes on my Back. she used condom and as far as i remember it did not break. But, because of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...available in the U.S. and is not FDA approved. However, basically the HIV DUO combines an antibody test for HIV-1 and HIV-2 with an HIV p24 antigen test. An HIV-antibody test plus p24 antigen is termed a 4th generation HIV testing assay. Fourth... Read more »

Recently diagnosed as HIV+

I have just, yesterday, got my results back and I test HIV+ with P24 test to HIV. I got tested 10... Read more »

p24 antigen test

If immune system is suppressed for eny reason [ not able to produce hiv antibodi] for longer... Read more »
The Body PRO

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...that makes it -- Inverness. It's called the Determine Antigen/Antibody Combo test and it detects not only antibodies, but also HIV p24 antigen, which is the most common protein in the blood made by HIV and is detectable by a number of different... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Architect HIV Combo assay (Abbott) has been approved by the FDA for clinical use; this fourth generation ELISA combines detection of HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/HIV-2 antibodies. Because the HIV p24 antigens produced by the virus may be detectable... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing used to try and combat that as well. There is research suggesting that between 10-50% of new infections happen during the acute infection stage. Many feel that identifying and making interventions during this period will greatly reduce... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...antigen. During the late 1990s, assays in an ELISA format were developed that have the capability to detect both HIV antibody and HIV p24 antigen simultaneously, thereby eliminating the need to perform separate assays. The new generation of... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »


Posted by Ozarkbuddy, 3 Replies
On August 29, I was exposed to the HIV virus through a sexual contact. At the time I didn't know the individual was positive as he did not disclose it. Two weeks later I became ill with low fever, aches, minor chills and a rash. I went to the... Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is this part of the elisa test ? is this the antibody ? anyone know ? Read more »