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Does Siv Test Positive On Elisa

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...The ELISA (also sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two...
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Questions from a Male Heterosexual "circulating (recombinant forms, CRF A/E, HIV subtypes)

I am a male heterosexual with multiple partners. These women vary in sexual histories, with some of their sexual histories being very limited but others being extremely extensive. Some are American and other are from various countries abroad. None...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...group M, the "outlier" group O and the "new" group N. These three groups most likely represent three separate introductions of Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) into humans. The O group appears to be restricted to west-central Africa. The N... Read more »

$100 donation soon to be father needs closure please help

hello doc i write you once again because lately i have been getting very conflicting info i went from woo hooing!! to boo hooing i recently asked you a question about the oraquick study in seattle so i decided to call the hiv/std hotline talked to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...group M, the "outlier" group O and the "new" group N. These three groups most likely represent three separate introductions of Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) into humans. The O group appears to be restricted to west-central Africa. The N... Read more »

Pregant with a positive elisa test with undeterminal wester blot??? (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I have read several articles on thebody.com about women testing positive on the elisa test for HIV but an indeterminal western blot. my sister in law is going through this right now and is freaking out. she has been with my brother for 1 1/2 and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...here, although I really feel that I am not HIV positive, I need some answers. Any ideas?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Reactive ELISAs plus indeterminate Western Blots or IFA tests can occur for a variety of reasons, including the presence of... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...although I really feel that I am not HIV positive, I need some answers. Any ideas? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Reactive ELISAs plus indeterminate Western Blots or IFA tests can occur for a variety of reasons, including the presence of... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Status Report on HIV Vaccine Development

...human AIDS incubation period). Asian macaques can display AIDS-like symptoms rapidly when infected with virulent strains of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV, a relative of HIV) or chimeric SHIV, a hybrid virus composed of an SIV core surrounded... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...after the diagnosis more difficult. It is a good idea to reach out to people, but if anyone threatens you with violence or is abusive, it's time to step away from them. Take yourself and any children you have to a safe place and talk with someone... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
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siv

Posted by Anonymous
...early 1980s (by Robert Gallo) that the AIDS virus crossed species from an African green monkey. That theory didn't hold up, but Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses (SIVs) were identified as closely related to HIV. The findings of this latest study... Read more »

Do TWO false positive ELISA tests mean I'm okay?

Posted by bobarama, 1 Reply
...then had a flu like illness with a flat rash on my chest and stomach. A few weeks after that I tested and it was a positive ELISA with negative Western Blot. I went back to test again 7 months after the prior test which again had a positive... Read more »

Syntoms without Elisa test positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reading some texts and i have read lots of times that there are people with HIV, that remain soronegative for long periods without Elisa tests get positive. I dont understand well, but is there any reason for this to occur, is there any... Read more »

Everyone Reacts Positive on HIV Elisa Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.robertogiraldo.com/eng/papers/EveryoneTestsPositive.html Read more »