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Cd4 Immunoassay

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electrochemiluminescence immunoassay+HIV

Hello,I had protected sex in Spet 2006. While opting for an insurance, I did ELISA which came negative. It was almost after six months of sex. Recently in April, 2008 I did electrochemiluminescence immunoassay which came as non-reactive. I am not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your two negative HIV-antibody tests out to almost two years from your "protected sex" are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. OK? Besides, if your sexual activity was indeed protected, your HIV risk... 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... Read more »

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... 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 inexpensive commercially available reagents, a discovery that could simplify... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

The self-styled "AIDS dissidents," groups and individuals advocating the view that HIV does not cause AIDS, and often urging people with HIV to reject medical care, have raised their profile in recent months, ratcheting up their advocacy in the U.S.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
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3rd generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a rapid test based on the sandwich immunoassay technique with HIV-1 and HIV-2 recombinant antigens using a third generation technology?I read that 3rd generation elisa using such technology..thanks Read more »

Here we go, you'll lit a fire under me-DUDE's NEWS

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HIV Seroconversion in HCWs (Health Care Workers)

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are
limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational... Read more »

window period

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
there has been so much info going on this board about hiv seroconversion and people get confused from info on different sites on the web. dr. bob does a nice job of explaing this i found this an interesting answer from dr. bob on this site.... Read more »

Don't like posting this stuff-but I found it

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
HIV Seroconversion in HCWs (Health Care Workers)

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are
limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational exposure, variations in
postexposure testing... Read more »