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Hiv 1 And Hiv 2 Non-reactive

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PLEASE READ!!!!!! HIV-1/HIV-2 AB SCREEN

I had a 3 month and a 11 month HIV-1/HIV-2 AB screen test and both came back non-reactive. What does non reactive mean and how accurate are these test i taken cause both were done proffesionally at a hospital but am geeting rashes on my face and on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Non-reactive means negative.Your non-reactive (negative) HIV-1- and HIV-2-antibody tests out to 11 months are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative!WOOO-HOOO!Thank you for your willingness Read more »

HIV 1 Western Blot Weakly Reactive

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HIV 1 Western Blot Weekly Reactive

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...compounds that make up the genetic material in the virus. The new FDA-approved test detects nucleic acid from HIV-2 and from HIV-1 Group O. HIV-2 infections and HIV-1 Group O infections are predominantly found on the African continent. Some cases... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

... Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Diagnostic Tests A. Antibody Tests 1. HIV-1 Antibody Screening Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dual Infections With HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I Are More Common in Older Women Than in Men in Guinea-Bissau

...The human retroviruses HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I (human T-lymphotrophic virus type-I) are prevalent in Guineau-Bissau in the general population in both urban Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bio-Rad Laboratories Receives FDA Approval for Rapid HIV Test That Distinguishes Between HIV-1, HIV-2

...company plans to begin marketing in the United States later this month, is the first test that distinguishes between the HIV-1 and HIV-2 viruses to receive FDA approval, according to the company. HIV-1 is the most common type of the virus (AP/... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone know anything about this? I just spoke to the CDC and they said there are only 79 documented cases, but what else could explain my swollen glands for the last year with -ve hiv tests? Thanks for any help, I am fed up with being worried when I... Read more »

HIV-1 and HIV-2 ?

Posted by codymartinnc, 1 Reply
...appreciate if someone can provide details on specifics of the result. Below is the result: Tests performed by Lab Corp HIV 1/O/2 Abs, Qual Non Reactive Does that mean that tests antibody tests were done for both HIV-1 and HIV-2 ? Can I take... Read more »

TO NOT_SCARED OR ANY OTHER ONE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...test as the microbiologist told me, was imported from France, specifically from the Pasteur Institute. The result read HIV 1 & HIV 2: NON REACTIVE. You have said that if a test looks for hiv 1 and hiv 2 then its supposed to be a third generation... Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

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...fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic in the Castro District, (primaraly homosexual high risk area), and I asked to be tested for HIV 2. The clinic that I went to is affiliated with UCSF a huge meca for HIV research. The councler told me that he... Read more »