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Hiv 1 And 2 Ab/ag Combo

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HIV combo test

Dr. Wohl, I had a condom break during vaginal sex with a CSW. How accurate is a combination of a HIV RNA PCR test with a 3rd generation HIV antibody test at 4 weeks? What single test do you refer in the future to put this completely behind me?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Testing negative at 3 weeks with a viral load (HIV RNA PCR) and an antibody test at 4 weeks spells not infected to me. DW... Read more »

Should I do another W.B. or HIV Combo is enough

I'm the one who posted a question ( Dark Future or bright Future ) and in brief I had one... Read more »

Testosterone & hiv combo therapy

I am on self injections of testosterone (200ml) twice a month. I am also on combivar, viramune,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bristol-Myers, Gilead Work on New Combo HIV Pill

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Gilead Sciences Inc. announced Wednesday a deal to develop and sell a once-a-day HIV pill that combines a popular protease inhibitor (PI) with a boosting agent. Under the plan, Bristol-Myers will formulate,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia: New Drug Combo Eases Mother-Infant HIV Dilemma

A study of HIV-infected pregnant women given a new drug combination of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) during labor found they were about half as likely to develop resistance to that class of drugs six weeks after delivery... Read more »
Project Inform

New Combo Pill Submitted to FDA

In November 2010, a new combo pill was submitted to the FDA for approval. If approved, this would be the second full-regimen pill on the market next to Atripla. The pill combines the new NNRTI rilpivirine with a standard NRTI combination of Truvada... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Multivitamin-Selenium Combo May Delay Ill Health, Mortality From AIDS When Antiretrovirals Are Unavailable

This article was reported by Harvard School of Public Health News . Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) News reported on a study of a special multivitamin with selenium that could slow progression to ill health significantly in HIV-positive... Read more »
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Posted by GreatEscape, 1 Reply
Got myself tested 4 weeks after my last "possible" exposure (oral receptive for about two minutes, no ejaculation, presence precum unknown, insertive partner's status unknown) via SD BIOLINE HIV 1/2 RAPID TEST. Results came out negative.

At the 7th /... Read more »

Abbott ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay Accuracy

Posted by pupiz, 1 Reply
Hi, all. I had an exposure June 25 and ran across this particular 4th generation test that was approved by the FDA in 2010. I am not sure about the accuracy of it. I took an HIV test at 19 days and it was negative. I know that it is not conclusive,... Read more »

40 hiv duo, 84 EIA, 97 combo test neg.

Posted by longlife, 1 Reply
40 days later, the duo screw hiv ab / ag neg.
84 days after HIV 1/2 EIA neg.
97 days later, the combo HIV 1/2 neg.

Do I need another test?
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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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