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Detection Of Hiv 1 Group O

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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychiatric, not virologic. I would advise you refer him to a psychiatrist to help him confront his irrational fears of being HIV infected.Absolutely.You're welcome.Dr. Boblost cause (I KNOW I HAVE IT 2010) Feb 14, 2010if it wasnt for this lipo... Read more »

What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the... Read more »

Blood group O and HIV/AIDS

I have heard so many times from friends that when you are Poz and you have blood group O, the... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...On December 30, 2008, FDA approved the first nucleic acid test (NAT) that screens for the presence of two divergent types of HIV in donated blood plasma and human tissue. Nucleic acid is the term commonly used to refer to the chemical compounds... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA OKs Second HIV Donor Screening Test

...test is one of five that run on Abbott's fully automated Prism System. FDA said the test identifies antibodies to HIV type 1, groups M and O, and to HIV type 2. It is the second donor screening test licensed to detect antibodies to HIV type 1,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

...from donors for infectious diseases. According to FDA, the TaqScreen MPX Test is the first to be able to detect HIV-2 and HIV-1 Group O strains of the virus at the same time (AP/ Miami Herald , 12/30/08). Jesse Goodman, director of FDA's Center... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fourth Generation HIV Diagnostic Test Approved, Permitting Earlier Detection of Infection

...HIV-1 p24 antigen (the substance found on the virus that triggers the production of antibodies), as well as antibodies to HIV-1 groups M and O, and as antibodies to HIV-2. Levels of p24 antigen increase early after initial infection, before HIV... Read more »
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home access & subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if Home Access or Ehivtest can detect non-B subtypes? I have seen it both ways. Please help! Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Infectious Disease 08/23/02 5 1.1 Quantitative RNA PCR Undetected (<400) Dr. Bessette, Infectious Disease 08/23/02 5 1.1 HIV1/2 ELISA Negative Planned Parenthood Clinic, Lincoln St. 09/04/02 7 1.5 HIV1 ELISA Negative Planned... Read more »

HIV-1? HIV-2? HIV-O?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...test...it only makes sense. It easy to predict the future by looking at the past. According to Barlett and Gallant (Hopkins) Group N is another recognized strain that "may be positive on WB".....or how about this-->yet another mutuation? What... Read more »

Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...assay is 48 to 10,000.000 copies i also went to a different clinic a couple of days ago and i got another antibodies test for HIV 1/2 done at the 18 week and it was negative it was the rapid blood test with the finger prick, the infectious... Read more »