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Can Herpes Produce Positive Eia

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I tested positive after EIA and PCR!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I wish it had not come down to this, however, I tested HIV positive after a PCR, and EIA 1/2. It has been 5.5 months since my exposure, so therfore, you can count that 3 month rule out. I will be deceased by 4-8-02. I am getting my affairs in... Read more »

reading suds-eia results?

Posted by chichi, 3 Replies
i have written to these boards before and have felt very helped by many of the answers. i am the lady who slept with a guy on the first (and last) date. we didnot use a condom and he pulled out before he came - i have no idea about the precum. i... Read more »

Possible Hiv infected but no antibodies produced?

Posted by chris8178, 2 Replies
Could you tell me is it possilble to have hiv with out having antibodies produced post 6 months?

I had unprotected anal sex about 7 months ago and been having some major health (oral) issues.

I have seen a lot of doctors; 3 ents; 2 general docs; 1... Read more »

Testing positive with no antibodies producing?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I pray all are well. Does anyone have data on if people who take hiv antibody test after 6 months with no further exposures with negative results take possibly hiv rna or dna test and come back positive for hiv? Thank you happy holidays and... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both... Read more »
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EIA test pos for Hep C

Can a flu vaccine given 2-3days prior to a hepatitis c screening lab work produce a positive test to hep c...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
No this is not likely to cause a positive hep C test.... Read more »

$1000 donation if you answer HCV-EIA test result of value of 0.2 s/co ratio.

Dear Sir, Please help me find peace. Will donate $1000 for such a noble cause.I have already spent enough money on testing. I have reading lot of webpages, but cannot find a conclusive answer. I had about 10 partners before august 2004....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1."S/CO" means signal to cutoff ratio. It's a technical term having to do with the test. In your case, your value is clearly negative. 2.Yes, it's way more than sufficient.3.No, you are not immunocompromised.4.No, very... Read more »

symptoms but (-) EIA result

I had unprotected oral sex 8 months ago.I had some symptoms after 1 months like acute viral syndrome. my symptoms were rash,dierrha,headache,sore throat,fatique.My groin area lymph node were swollen 4 months ago. (only groin area).I have had 4...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The anitbody test would have been 99.9% accurate at the seven month mark. If you had been experiencing symptoms for that long related to primary infection, the test would have most likely given a positive result by now.It sounds like you are not... Read more »

symptoms but (-) EIA result

I had unprotected oral sex 8 months ago.I had some symptoms after 1 months like acute viral syndrome. my symptoms were rash,dierrha,headache,sore throat,fatique.My groin area lymph node were swollen 4 months ago. (only groin area).I have had 4...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
It is extremely unlikely that you are HIV infected if you have tested HIV negative for 7 months following a risky exposure and symptoms resembling a viral illness. The vast majority of individuals do seroconvert (become HIV positive) within 6... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Argentina, Brazil to Produce Antiretroviral Drugs Together to Improve Access for HIV-Positive People

Argentina and Brazil -- which both provide medication to HIV-positive people at no cost -- plan to establish a co-owned factory where they will produce antiretroviral drugs in an effort to lower the cost of the medications in both countries, Reuters... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

OraQuick Oral HIV Test Produces Higher Number of False Positives Than Expected, Study Finds

OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test produced more false positive results than expected when administered to patients in the emergency department at Brigham and Women's Hospital , according to a study published this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Starpharma, SSL International to Produce Condoms With Microbicide VivaGel

Australian pharmaceutical company Starpharma and SSL International , which owns the Durex condom brand, have signed an agreement to develop condoms coated with Starpharma's microbicide VivaGel, the drug maker announced on Tuesday, the AAP/Age ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Microbicides Trials Produce Mixed Results, Raise Ethical Issues

Seventeen years ago, a Ugandan woman, a peer educator in her community, stood up at the 1991 AIDS Prevention Conference and asked, "If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they make something we can use to protect ourselves from HIV?" Since... Read more »