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Hiv Antibody Test At 7 Weeks

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Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR DNA at 14 weeks following an occupational exposure from a patient who tested HIV negative on rapid testing are sufficient to rule... Read more »

Dr. Bob hates bad grammer

Hello Dr. BobI notice you correct peoples spelling a lot so I will try to spell everything... Read more »

should I be worried?

I had unprotected oral sex with a man (I'm male) 3 months ago. A month later I was diagnosed with... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...antibodies to fight it, HIV multiplies rapidly. Therefore, this test will show a high viral load during acute infection. A negative HIV antibody test and a very high viral load indicate recent HIV infection, most likely within the past two... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...use in the United States.(1) A common feature of all varieties of ELISA is the use of enzyme conjugates that bind to specific HIV antibody, and substrates/chromogens that produce color in a reaction catalyzed by the bound enzyme conjugate. The... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...--RR Objective: To determine the sensitivity of 33 currently available and seven earlier tests for the detection of HIV or HIV antibody in primary HIV-1 infection, to estimate the duration of the 'window period' and the influence of early... Read more »

Anitbiotics and Detectable Antibodies

Posted by une_fille, 3 Replies
...Would taking an anitbiotic delay the production of detectable HIV antibodies? I took an antibiotic (metranidozole) for three days during Week 2 to clear up bacterial vaginosis. Read more »

im freaking worried help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get HIV if have anal sex with a gay person for the first time of my life? It is my first time to have penetration. We didnt use and condom just soap and water as a lubricant. I penetrated the gay guy as a virgin but my gay partner had past... Read more »