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Hiv Antibody Test Accuracy At 8 Weeks

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HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(See below).Thanks for your donations to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. They are warmly appreciated.Be well. Dr. BobHIV Antibody Tests (HIV inSITE)ELISAGenerally referred to as ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) or,... Read more »

PEP and HIV Test Accuracy

Hello Dr. Frascino.First, thank you for all the time you take to answer all of our questions. ... Read more »

At 6 weeks am considering traveling to England for Duo Test

I am at 6 weeks Friday and although I have a local HIV test scheduled I am considering flying to... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...management of acute HIV infection, see Diagnosis and Management of Acute HIV Infection . A. Antibody Tests Detection of HIV antibodies is the most common method for the diagnosis of HIV infection in adults and children >18 months old.... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...cells don't go overboard, and relax once their job is done.) Both killer T cells and suppressor T cells are also known as CD8 cells. Natural Killer Cells Natural killer, or NK, cells also engulf and destroy infected cells and abnormal cancerous... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...(antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine ... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...occurred. For the diagnosis to be correct, however, detection depends on the use of tests that are effective in identifying HIV antibodies, and not antibodies directed to other infectious agents that may be antigenically similar. Antigens used in... Read more »

Grafica con tiempo aproximado para la prueba HIV

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
...semanas ya es confiable? Testing beyond three months is completely unnecessary. Here is a chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody testing: Time Accuracy 2 weeks50% 3 weeks75% 4 weeks95% 6 weeks99% 3... Read more »

CDC window period have u are tested in the window

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(sudden start) HIV infection can be >diagnosed by detecting HIV RNA in plasma from persons with a negative or >indeterminate HIV antibody test.>>According to the Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, >Adolescents, and... Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »