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Cd4 Immunoassay

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chemiluminometric immunoassay????

Dr. Bob,I really need your help. I am donating $50.00 on Friday when I get paid. I had a very high risk exposure in Feb of this year. I got tested at 5 weeks via the eia 1/2 it was negative I got tested again via the clearview or something at 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...adding to your protein shakes lately??? The brief answer to your somewhat bizarre question is no.As for a "chemiluminometric immunoassay," this is a very legitimate way of testing for anti-HIV antibodies. It's a diagnostic test for qualitative... Read more »

electrochemiluminescence immunoassay+HIV

Hello,I had protected sex in Spet 2006. While opting for an insurance, I did ELISA which came... Read more »

is qualitative immunoassay test accurate for detecting hiv?

hi dr. bob,I've been writing to you almost everyday 3months ago but I haven't received any response... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dried Blood CD4+ T-Cell Test May be Cheaper, More Convenient Alternative in Developing Countries, Study Says

...Researchers have replicated the CD4+ T cell count test, which is normally conducted on an expensive flow cytometer machine using fresh blood, using dried blood and Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Novel Immunoassay Suitable for Blood Donor Screening

...detection modules with relatively poor sensitivity and produce a higher rate of false-positive results than third-generation enzyme immunoassays (EIAs)." Bernard Weber and colleagues at Reunis Kutter-Lieners-Hastert Laboratories in Junglinster,... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...the S/LS test strategy may be the detection of individuals with long-standing infection (0.4%) and late-stage AIDS (2%). Thus, CD4 cell counts and clinical information may be required to support results obtained by the S/LS test algorithm for... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
... I tested positive on 05/06/2006 reactive ELISA twice and positive Western Blot then PCR RNA 9000cps. CD4 of 1680 and have seen Dr for last two years never had any symptoms at all just one time bad flu like illness and oral thrush. Read more »

group N difficult to be identified!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...between 1999 and 2002, were screened for HIV-1 group N and SIVcpz infections using a serological screening algorithm based on immunoassays with antigens derived from HIV-1 group M, N, and O, and SIVcpz strains. Specimens with reactivity to group... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
...the patient was at the emergency room, a patient blood sample was examined for HIV by ELISA. The HIV serology was positive. CD4 cell counts and viral load were not obtained. The patient was seen at a clinic 3 months after being discharged from... Read more »