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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know If You Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Physical Activity and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Lipids are fats and fat-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses...
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First ELISA rective, CMIA and ELISA non-reactive

Dear Doctor,I have a quick question for you. My husband was recently summoned by a blood bank who were doing a routine screening test and found his ELISA results were reactive for HIV I & II. They did not run a repeat ELISA or western blot to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your husband is definitively and conclusively HIV negative! Please note the type of HIV testing performed at blood banks is done to protect the blood supply, not diagnose HIV disease. The blood bank tests are set to be very sensitive so as not to... Read more »

Low White Blood Cell Count & ELISA, DNA-PCR

What, if any does a low white blood cell count have on antibody production and ELISA testing at 6 months? I have tested negative for both ELISA at 5 3/4 months and negative PCR-DNA at 4 months, but have a low white blood cell count (3.5 k/uL).Does...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your white blood cell count is low, but not that low (normal range about 5-10). That count should have no bearing on your body's ability to generate antibodies. It appears you are not infected.MH... Read more »

Whould Elisa test still be valid if blood was taken on Saturday and not tested until Tuesday?

Hello Mr Kull.Thanks for reading my question.I was wondering if I was to have my blood sample taken (for standard HIV 1/2 Elisa test) on a Saturday and my doctor was not able to send it out until Monday and it was not tested for HIV by the lab until...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
First of all, you should leave it up to the lab to ensure the reliability of your HIV test results. They are required to follow specific protocols to guarantee the reliability of your results. If there were a problem with the quality of the sample,... Read more »

confirmatorios sobre examen de elisa para vih y west blood negativos en colombia barranquilla

dr me relizaron un test elisa resultado positivo el confirmatorio negativo y un west blood negativo que puedo deducir de todo esto o si hay que relizar mas controles ??? ...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Tengo algo de duda.El confirmatorio de que? , del Elisa o del Western Blot.Me parece que lo mejor que puede considerar es consultarlo con el laboratorio que realizo la prueba y su medico. La prueba de Elisa hoy dia es muy confiable y reporta muy... Read more »
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Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

Blood on Food?

Posted by wbt9, 2 Replies
My question is on the possibility of getting HIV from blood on a chicken sandwich? I know it might sound silly but would like some other opinions. I was getting a chicken sandwich from a gas station and noticed what could have been blood on it. Not... Read more »

Is HIV ELISA test 3 months conclusive?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
Is HIV ELISA blood test at 3 months after possible exposure conclusive? What factors affect the window period of HIV? Why do some people are false negative after 3 months? Thanks Read more »

Planned Parenthood... Elisa???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if the blood draw test provided at Planned Parenthood (the one that takes 3-5 business days); is that an ELISA? I asked them, but the girl didn't seem to know. I will appreciate your info. Read more »