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Hep A And B How Much Time Between 2nd And 3rd Shot

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Azathioprine Guy Back for 3rd and 2nd last time.

Hi Doc, hope you are well. Congrats to you and Doc Steve on your recent marriage. I refer to my original posts of 13th and 23rd October. Just thought I would check in and let you know that I received the results of my 3 month post exposure ELISA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Azathioprine Guy,Welcome back to the forum and congratulations on your excellent news! I couldn't be happier. (Well, I guess I could be happier if we found a cure of HIV/AIDS or if Dubya decided to turn the reigns over to Obama immediately .... Read more »


I am on isentress and truvada once again! It's going on the 3rd week since I've been on... Read more »

From Africa again, 3rd Attempt please answer this time

Dear Dr DietrichI was vaccnated twice in 2002 but forgot the booster.I got tested in november 2004... Read more »
AIDS United

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Affordable Care Act!

Saturday, March 23, is the third anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act! While many provisions have yet to take effect, we have already seen some of the benefits it will have for people living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS United staff members... Read more »

Reflections on the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care jointly sponsored the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013) from March 25 to March 26 on the stately grounds of the New... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

African Americans and AIDS: Highlights of 2nd Annual Washington Conference

African Americans have access to modern HIV treatment, but far too many have not been tested and are not receiving medical care, according to speakers at the 2000 National Conference on African Americans and AIDS, February 24 and 25 in Washington,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Treatment, Education Programs Must Be Adjusted to Avoid Drug Resistance, Editorial Says

A study presented at the International AIDS Society 's 2nd Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment in Paris last week provided "alarming" evidence of the growing prevalence of drug-resistant HIV strains, a development that should cause... Read more »
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1st, 2nd & 3rd Generation ELISA

Posted by Hobgoblin, 3 Replies
Has anyone read a previous post on this matter?

If I remember rightly, somebody posted that testing negative at 3 months on an 3rd Generation ELISA is all one needs as this type of test is highly sensative.

And that if you tested negative on a 1st... Read more »

Home Access - 1st or 3rd Generation

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have seen several postings about Home Access.....I would really like some answers.

1. Is the Home Access test currently available in stores 1st, 2nd or 3rd Generation ELISA test?

2. What is the difference between 1st, 2nd, 3rd generation Elisa Tests? Read more »

2nd Generation EIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To 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 »

LabCorp only use's 2nd Generation Test???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Has anyone heard that LabCorp(one of the biggest Lab's in america) use's second generation test's??? WTF??
How could a compant of that scale use a test thats over 10-15 years old??? Has anyone else used LabCorp?? Do they even Offer 3rd generation... Read more »