Eia First Generation And Third
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Posted by notanonymous, 1 Replythis was taken from one of the articles posted earlier and addresses the issue that was brought up on the Hotline thread about 1st generation prolonging window to 6 months.
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Posted by AnonymousHi everyone. I was doing a little research into the type of EIA I had and found out it was 3rd generation. What are the benefits of a 3rd generation test? Are there any drawbacks? What is the best generation of EIA? Also I'm not sure if my test... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTo answer a previous question by Jackie Blue as to why there isn't a 2nd Generation EIA: There actually is, it used Synthetic Peptides to detect antibodies. However due to it's inconsistency it has been shelved a long time ago. The use of the 1st... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs the Third Generation Elisa an antibody test?
Who would give these tests?
Is it different from a normal antibody test?
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThe teasing shows conclusively that there was no transmission. The more test you do the more of a risk of a false positive. The viral load and negative western blots prove it all. Plus the exposure was not really anything that I would consider... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesA 1st generation ELISA is likely to be as accurate six months after exposure when compared to 3rd generation ELISA. However, there are some important differences. Early generation assays will detect antibodies to HIV in about 6 to 12 weeks following... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried Soul,The person who sorts Dr. Bob's email is none other than yours truly, Dr. Bob!First off, let's ratchet down your level of anxiety several notches, OK?You're "totally convinced" you are HIV positive from... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe generation specifies the technology and types of HIV-1 that can be diagnosed. 3rd or 4th generation depending on the vendor are up-to-date. MH... Read more »
Third- vs. Fourth-Generation HIV Testing: Almost Half of UK Clinics Out of Step With National GuidelinesIn 2011, prompted by calls to the i-Base phoneline reporting wide diversity in the information given to people contacting GUM clinics for HIV testing, i-Base wanted to understand why this was often different to UK guidelines. Although 4th generation... Read more »
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