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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV Elisa

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Myths About HIV

...contact is not considered risky because it does not include contact with blood or other infectious body fluids. Examples of casual contact include: social kissing, public venues (pools, theaters, bathrooms), sharing drinks or eating utensils, etc. Insect bites do not transmit HIV. Myths About Clinical Trials The myth: "Clinical trials are unsafe. If I enroll in a study, I won't be allowed to leave it if I don't like it." The...
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HIV test and testing prerequsites

Sir, I just have 2 concerns that I am putting forward to you:1.Is there any restriction / preparation for HIV testing like empty stomach or full stomach or 2 hours after taking food or water or is it that any body can go /walk any time and do the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank for your question.No there is no dietary restriction on when an HIV test can be done. the test measures antibodies against the virus that develop over weeks. The P24 test is a direct measure Read more »

can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or conjunctiva contact with the content of control positive vial at the ELISA kit for HIV testing. they say at the kit information paper that they test the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nonexistent risk. You can't get infected from any of the components in an HIV ELISA testing kit. Period.Dr. Bob Read more »

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 Read more »

Tested Positive - Elisa HIV 1 & HIV 2

Dr.Doc,Yesterday i went picked up my HIV test results & they were positive- the Lab did Elisa HIV 1 & HIV 2 become positive. I still believe this is false results i got. is there a way i can veryify this results with another Lab? & what should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It is indeed possible your initial test was a "false positive." You can read about false-positive HIV tests in the archives, as I've discussed them on numerous occasions over the years. Your next step is to have your ELISA test Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses cholesterol to build and maintaincells and to make some hormones. After eating, energy that is not needed rightaway is converted into triglycerides, which is stored in fat cells. While... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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3.5 elisa, PCR hiv1, Scared pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Friends, I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 mths elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 pcr both tests done by A.I.M. health labs. I had the symptoms of sweats, weight loss, and white tonge with... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot delay showing up antibodies in the test? I want to know how the results of HIV could be affected because I took Hepatitis B vaccination shot on 14th week. Very worried, Thanks Patrick Read more »

1st, 2nd & 3rd Generation ELISA

Posted by Hobgoblin, 3 Replies
...this? I rang up my pathology lab today to find out which test I hade undergone, and it was 1st & 2nd Generation ELISA (for HIV 1 & 2). Is Hobgoblin going to have to eat his words on 6 month testing????? Hugz, Hobgoblin Read more »

ELISA DOES NOT PICK UP HIV 0

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The only Fault Elisa and Western Blot: The test doesnt pick up HIV 0, but HIV 0 only exists in Africa. Maybe we will have a test that pick up HIV 1,2,0 soon. Read more »