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Hiv 1 And 2 Ab/ag Combo

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Ask the Experts

HIV and HBsAg are the same?

If im non reactive in HBsAg, does it means also that im non reactive in HIV?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No these are completely different tests... Read more »

Prueba HIV ag/ab

Estimado doctor; Esta pregunta tiene que ver con esta prueba que me realic en la cruz roja... Read more »

HBs Ag Elisa-Positive & HIV Connection

Hi,I am 31 year old male & was tested 'Reactive' HBs Ag Elisa with Sample OD value at 3.096 where... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fourth Generation HIV Diagnostic Test Approved, Permitting Earlier Detection of Infection

... On June 18, 2010, FDA approved a new, "4th generation" HIV diagnostic assay. The ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo Assay is the first HIV diagnostic assay that simultaneously detects both antigen and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Texas AG Abbott Rules That State Law Permits Prison Officials to Mandate HIV Testing Among State Prisoners

...does not allow mandated entry tests, he would sponsor a bill that would include such a requirement. About 80% of inmates have agreed to take an HIV test upon entering prison since the state began its testing program, and prison system statistics... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Medicaid Drug Policy Limiting Prescription Drugs Soon Will Be Lifted for HIV-Positive People, Assistant AG Says

...prescriptions violates federal law. Wingate said he probably will rule in two weeks on whether to grant a permanent injunction against the state (AP/Biloxi Sun Herald , 1/30). Back to other news for January 31, 2006 Search the Newsroom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Age Differences in Sexual Partners and Risk of HIV-1 Infection in Rural Uganda

...adolescents in Rakai District, Uganda, to assess the degree to which age differences between sexual partners affect the risk of HIV infection. During a randomized community-based trial the researchers conducted in 56 communities of the rural... Read more »
Connect With Others

I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...I apologize for my bad English language. I tell my risk vaginal sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. Read more »

hiv antigen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what is the chane of me taking 3 hiv antibody tests many yrs after exposure all neg the today i went for a hiv 2 and antigen test that these test would come back positive i have been hjaving some syptoms hiv related for 4 yrs but i tested neg... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...phenotyping). The focus of this discussion is on antibody detection, the most widely used and most effective way to identify HIV infection. General Considerations Tests to detect antibody to HIV can be further classified as: (a) screening... Read more »

HeRe We Go AgAiN!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV converns. Ok,well after going through HIV anxiety for 8 months and discovering I was negative at the end of it a month ago I worry that I am about to enter the abyss again. After the unprotected sex risk I had 8 months ago I have vowed to... Read more »