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Rapid EIA/ELISA

Are the RAPID versions of the eia/elisa test completely accurate? I took two rapid EIA/ELISA, and got results back in 24 hours..and one in 48 hours. Can I be confident that these test are totally accurate?There is controversy on rapid tests, just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. Fasting for 12 hours or feasting on a Denny's Grand Slam breakfast prior to an HIV-antibody test will not alter the results! Your negative result remains definitive and conclusive.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino... Read more »

Is it possible to get an ELISA neg test?

hello,My question is the following. Is it possible for a hiv infected person fool the ELISA test so... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...department. If there is a problem, and your CD4 cell count (see Fact Sheet 124 ) is below 200, consider the following steps: Boil drinking or cooking water for one minute; or Drink bottled water; or Drink filtered water: Use a home filter... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...into muscle. Take it easy, and work exercise into your daily activities. See Fact Sheet 802 for more information on exercise. Drinking enough liquids is very important when you have HIV. Extra water can reduce the side effects of medications.... Read more »
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elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...seems people do not know wut im talkin about or do not care. i would like to clear things up since indeterminate is not used in elisa tests. AGAIN, my las possible risk was 8 months ago after having protected sex with a stripper. i tested... Read more »

RE: Friend In Need of Advice!

Posted by elisa101, 1 Reply
...Hi, A quick one, my friend went out drinking with a couple of friends in a karaoke. His problem is that he had just extracted his tooth, a couple of days later, he was out Read more »

Re: help?

Posted by elisa101, 2 Replies
...Hello, I posted this last time. "A quick one, my friend went out drinking with a couple of friends in a karaoke. His problem is that he had just extracted his tooth, a couple of days later, he was out Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after finding enough courage to get tested. I read that heavy drug use can delay antibody production, well what about excessive drinking? I drink 5-6 times a month would this cause delayed seroconversion. Anyone with data on this? Thanks. Read more »