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Hiv Antigen

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hiv antigen

What is meant by this and what test is it? is it reliable?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You may be referring to HIV p24 antigen, which is a part of the HIV virus which can be measured in blood serum in some people who are infected.... Read more »

HIV from Antigen????

If a person is exposed to a antigen, But not the Virus, are they at risk of contracting the HIV... Read more »

How quickly can HIV antigens be detected after infection

contracted the HIV virus and ten days later was tested for HIV antigens in the blood, would it be... Read more »
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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 »
ACRIA and GMHC

Teens and Testing

Over a third of new HIV infections in 2006 occurred among those aged 13 to 29. This is the highest percentage of any age group. One reason for this may be found in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey of U.S. high school students, done from 1991... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

In a report released Monday, the Ministry of Health said about 93 million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute... 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 »
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hiv antigen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the chane of me taking 3 hiv antibody tests many yrs after exposure all neg the today i went for a hiv 2 and antigen test that these test would come back positive i have been hjaving some syptoms hiv related for 4 yrs but i tested neg on... Read more »

Accuracy of Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test? Please help!

Posted by Burgundy11, 1 Reply
I did a Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test 5months after my exposure. The result was negative. How accurate is the result?! 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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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 »