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Are New Elisa Tests For Hiv More Sensitive

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »

First Generation Elisa Sensitivity

Hi, Dr Bob. I love reading your responses and I adore your upbeat attitude.My first husband was... Read more »

ELISA negative, Ultra sensitive PCR indetectable , CD4 852 and CD8 665

Doctor BobI am so sorry if I am bothering you again. I have made a terrible mistake undergoing... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cheap, Ultra-Sensitive Color Test Spots Early HIV, Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom, have developed a test to detect viruses and disease biomarkers. This new test is reported to be 10 times more sensitive than the best available today.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) describes "False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid Tests, New York City 2005-2008" in the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control's (CDC's) June 18, 2008 Morbidity and Mortality... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Testing Strategy to Help Track HIV: Detuned Testing Initiated at 24 Sentinel Sites

CDC is moving quickly to monitor HIV incidence across the country using its "detuned" testing technology, with nearly $6 million this year committed to 24 sentinel cities. With the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy, CDC surveillance has... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

New PHAC Testing Guide Includes Recommendations to Promote Routine HIV Testing

The importance of HIV testing, knowledge of HIV status and early diagnosis of HIV infection cannot be overstated, particularly given recent advancements in our understanding of HIV treatment and prevention. People who are aware of their... Read more »
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oral-saliva test sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

Would appreciate any help for this question/problem. Seven weeks ago I had my 1st and only bisexual experience with another man. I performed oral sex on him with no ejaculation in my mouth. Of course, now I am scared to death! I have been in... Read more »

INFORMATION ABOUT ELISA TESTS

Posted by Anonymous
Jessica P. is a 32-year-old African American woman in good health. In November of 1999, she received a flu shot at her local clinic. Two weeks later, she developed fever and some upper respiratory tract complaints. She visited her primary care... Read more »

This is why PCR arent as strong as an ELISA test.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive been reading many people talking about PCR test. Sure they are good and in most cases very good signs but it doesnt work well in all individuals. ELISA test do work well in all individuals so thats why still the golden standard. 3 or 6... Read more »

New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What will losers like Aids2Hiv say when this test comes out ? Just proves that the newer generation tests are more accurate than what the 13 week nazis are still saying. The Elisa test out there right now can detect HIV Antibodies in 21 days making... Read more »