Diagnostic Tests For Candidiasis
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Regarding HIV testing, you will need to repeat your HIV-antibody test three months from your last potential exposure (Sept. 27). HIV-antibody tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive.There are many... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere are many tests available in a research only capacity that can measure global or very specific function of CD4 cells. They are labor intensive and expensive. It is unclear as to when they would have wide spread availability.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Western Blot tests should only be run to confirm a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA (or EIA or rapid test). It should not be used as a diagnostic tests without a positive initial screening test, due to the possibility of false-positive or... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesMy girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesis it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »
Posted by 911, 2 RepliesAnyone who is experienced/ knowledgable comment on oral candidiasis and if it-
*is always painful?
*has a "cottage cheese-like" appaearance?
* always leaves a red and/ or bleeding area underneath when scraped off?
Can it simply be "creamy film" on... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHow long after infection would you see signs of Erythemathous Candidiasis and what are the symptoms associated with it. I have a some small red blotches on my tongue that are not painful or burning.
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