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Hiv-1 And Hiv-2 Antibody

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HIV-1, HIV-2, Antibody and Other Tests?

I hope you will answer my question since I do not know where else to get the answer to my situation:9 weeks ago, I had a low risk exposure (mutual masturbation that did involve some of his preseminal fluid coming into contact with my penis, no open...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

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Stanford University, School of Medicine
...#1. Not commercially.#2. Yes, screening ELISA and western blot.#3. The same. Read more »


I had a 3 month and a 11 month HIV-1/HIV-2 AB screen test and both came back non-reactive. What... Read more »


...risk (receptive blow job) exposure and she did a HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody at 5 weeks after... Read more »
Duke Medicine

Duke Scientists Find Rare, Potent Antibody to HIV-1

...Tomaras says they might be able to find ways to duplicate or enhance it, thereby boosting the body's defense system. 2F5-like antibodies belong to a class of immune cells called broadly neutralizing antibodies, one of the body's most powerful... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Rapid INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test

...Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the INSTIā„¢ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid test for the detection of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) in human venipuncture whole blood, fingerstick blood, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure Technologies Receives European Approval for Advance HIV Test

...regulatory approval to market its Advance HIV 1/2 antibody test in the 27 nations of the European Union. The test can detect HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies in blood, plasma or oral fluid. It has already been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2

...counseling and test sites or in settings other than blood centers. However, when HIV testing is to be performed, tests for antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 should be obtained if demographic or behavioral information suggests that HIV-2... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Read more »

can an HIV-1 test detect HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had several ELISA HIV 1 tests all negative (thank God). But now I'm wondering about HIV 2. Can the HIV 1 test detect HIV 2? Thanks Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...Hello. Anyone know where I Can get a combined HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody test thats good at detecting non-b clades?? Know of any commercial labs that can offer this? Thanks. Read more »

HIV-1 and HIV-2 ?

Posted by codymartinnc, 1 Reply
...Test taken after 3 months of exposure. Got the antibody result, and was told NEGATIVE. Greatly appreciate if someone can provide details on specifics of the result. Below is the result: Read more »