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Posted by Anonymous
Por favor alguien digame en que tiempo se detectan los anticuerpos con el metodo de quimioluminiscencia; me he realizado prueba a los 7 meses; pero el metodo es el de quimioluminiscencia y no EIA; existe alguna diferencia entre estos dos metodos. Read more »

1/2combo better?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it better to take an EIA hiv 1/2 or is the HIV1 EIA just the same in reguards to HIV1 or does the combo pick up group O better? Please answer

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have high risk in 13.08.2003.Have 1-st EIA in 4.09.2003:EIA+,in WB have the following bands:gp 160*,gp41+,p25*,p18+,p34*.My 2-nd survay(19.01.2004):EIA-,PCR DNA-,in WB have only p25,p18.3-d survay(27.06.2004):PCR DNA-.Finally,4-th survay(EIA-,in... Read more »

resultados, por favor clarificaciones.The BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ando muy preocupado,
Me hice el test a las 5 semanas , enzimo imnuno assaig (EIA), resutlado negativo con los siguientes parametros:
valores de referencia de 0 a 0,9 negativo
de 0,9 a 1 indeterminado
superior a 1 POSITIVO

Me realize el mismo... Read more »

please advise me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone help me on where to get a Vironostika UniformII 1/2 4th generation eia test? I am in southeastern US and dont think that labcorp or quest offers this assay. Any help would be GREATLY APPRECIATED for i had a definite exposure and need to... Read more »
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Antigeno P-24 y EIA

Que tal Doctor:Mi pregunta es la siguiente que tan preciso es un resultado negativo de un antigeno P-24 en la sexta semana junto a un EIA en la septima?Gracias por su respuesta....
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Mejor que cualquiera de los dos por separado.... Read more »


Que diferencia existe entre Test de anticuepos vih del tipo "EIA" y del tipo "MEIA".Puesto que hace ms de 6 meses estuve expuesto a una situacin de riego. Una relacin sexual con una prostituta con preservativo.Desde la fecha me...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola,No estoy familiarizado con las siglas "MEIA," usadas para indicar una prueba del VIH. Pero, puedo presumir que es un examen muy similar al EIA, porque las dos comparten las ltimas 3 letras. El EIA es la prueba estndar y bien... Read more »

immune suppresion

hi Dr. Mark:I recently tested negative on EIA,but theres something going on with my immune system thats not right. Ihave had absolutely no exposures the last 3 years but ikeep having symptoms conistent with HIV. I recently have been diagnosed with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Pill forms of corticosteroids do in fact suppress the immune system. Oral thrush is a well known side effect of steroids. Inhaled steroids (oral or nasal), would have minimal systemic side effects, but could still cause thrush.MH... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Test

Dr BobHere is what I received.MEIA test - positiveEIA test - positiveWB - indeterminatep24 - negativeFrom reading on forums such as this one, it was my understanding that a positive EIA with WB indeterminate concludes as a negative test. I would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"A positive EIA with WB indeterminate concludes as a negative test?!?!?" Nope, you certainly did not read that here! A positive EIA and indeterminate WB is an "indeterminate test," not a negative test! It requires additional... Read more »
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The Kids Are All Right

From left: Lou, Sheena, Vee, Austin and Verna On a recent Spring day, a group of four young people gathered at an East Village institute for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth: Sheena and Vee (lesbians), Austin (a gay male), and... Read more »
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My Letter to HIV: A Letter From Veritee Reed Hall

Veritee Reed Hall Dear Vee's HIV I want to make it clear to you and all others that my virus for sure will die with me. I will never pass you on to anyone else. But until I die I live in a symbiotic relationship with you my virus in that you... Read more »

RehabAdvisorDotCalm: This Must (Not) Be the Place

Drat, Travis' cat. Photo credit: Peter, Travis' partner. DATELINE: June 2011 (a far superior residential drug and alcohol treatment facility, compared to the first, somewhere along the southern California coast. 56 days sober and counting ...) ... Read more »
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Updated, Annotated Preventive Vaccine Pipeline Table

Preventive HIV Vaccines Product Type Manufacturer Status Notes ALVAC vCP1521 Canarypox vector encoding: HIV-1 CRF01_AE env , clade B gag , the protease- encoding portion of the pol gene and a synthetic polypeptide... Read more »