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Hiv Antigen After Weeks

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Is P24 Antigen with HIV Antibodies combo on 6 weeks

Dear Sir, I wish to inform you that I am male 40yrs having unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex with unknown lady on 6th Dec 2011 and she touched on my private area with unsafe hands. I got tested of HIV 1 and 2 Antibodies which was non...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
These are great tests for HIV and are now negative at 6 weeks after an exposure that sounds like it should not have transmitted HIV anyway. You are HIV negative and do not need any more testing. DW... Read more »

p24 antigen test at 2,3 and 6 weeks

Dear Doc Good Day, Thanks for last reply lot of negatives tests at 2 weeks,3 weeks and 6 weeks all... Read more »

would p24 antigen be positive after 10 weeks after exposure considering I took PEP for 28 days?

I took PEP after 100 hours of exposure for 28 days. 6 weeks after my PEP course finished and which... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

Noting that the effects of recreational drugs on CD4 and CD8 T cells in humans are not well understood, the authors conducted a longitudinal analysis of men who have sex with men (MSM) to define associations between self-reported use of marijuana,... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Once-Weekly and Once-Monthly HIV Meds in the Pipeline: Studies From ICAAC 2012

Two new HIV drugs in development that show promise for less frequent dosing were previewed at ICAAC 2012 in San Francisco. One of the drugs, a fusion inhibitor named albuvirtide, could make once-a-week HIV medication a reality. Results from two... Read more »
HealthHIV

HealthHIV Board Chair Discusses the State of HIV Primary Care Survey in Physician's Weekly

Dr. Michael Wong The latest edition of Physician's Weekly features a podcast and interview with HealthHIV Board President Dr. Michael Wong, who discussed the need to support the expansion of HIV care into primary care. In particular, he... Read more »
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p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is a p24 antigen ?
is this part of the elisa test ?
is this the antibody ?
anyone know ?


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P24 antigen

Posted by zdenal, 2 Replies
hi
I want to ask if it is par pripdadu who will not produce antibodies (extremely low risk and still existing) and will go on to test combo, duo, ELISA, etc. 4 generations where the P24 test / antibody. Antibodies are not detectable but P24 is found?... Read more »

Where do you find antigen testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have only heard of this testing here on the internet. Many people say they were tested using the fourth generation test. All of the clinics around here just use Oraquick or they will send your blood in if you want to wait a few weeks to get the... Read more »