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Hiv Antigen

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Serum negative but girfriend's ( hiv antibody/antigen screen) postive

Hi ..my girfriend just been through a test to get a visa done, her test( hiv antibody/antigen screen)was positive, the reaction was low the doctor told her that she was infected about 2 months ago ..i did the test (serum) yesterday and that was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If your girlfriend has only had a reactive (positive) preliminary HIV-antibody/antigen screening test, she would not yet be considered HIV positive! She needs a confirmatory, more specific test, Read more »

hiv antigen

What is meant by this and what test is it? is it reliable? 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 »
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Treatment Action Group

Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) and HIV Disease Progression

...and HIV disease progression has been known for over a decade now from, among others, analyses of data from the Multi-Center AIDS Cohort (MACS). McMichael and colleagues have also documented CTL escape through the mutation of viral peptides which... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fourth Generation HIV Diagnostic Test Approved, Permitting Earlier Detection of Infection

... On June 18, 2010, FDA approved a new, "4th generation" HIV diagnostic assay. The ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo Assay is the first HIV diagnostic assay that simultaneously detects both antigen and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

...sexual contact. "For the detection of a symptomatic primary HIV infection, antibody testing alone is insufficient. Combined HIV antigen/antibody assays reduce the diagnostic window period by circa six days compared to single antibody testing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Texas AG Abbott Rules That State Law Permits Prison Officials to Mandate HIV Testing Among State Prisoners

...does not allow mandated entry tests, he would sponsor a bill that would include such a requirement. About 80% of inmates have agreed to take an HIV test upon entering prison since the state began its testing program, and prison system statistics... 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 Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...produce color in a reaction catalyzed by the bound enzyme conjugate. The most popular ELISA involves an indirect method in which HIV antigen is attached to a well of a 96-well microtiter plate, or to a macroscopic bead that subsequently is placed... Read more »

Scietific Abstarct on Winodw Period/Test Methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Keywords: *Gene Amplification/METHODS *HIV/ISOLATION & PURIF *HIV Antibodies/BLOOD *HIV Antigens/BLOOD *HIV Seropositivity/VIROLOGY *Immunoassay/METHODS *RNA,... Read more »

Lab Corp What Generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a laboratory called Lab Corp They did the testing on a friends HIV Test EIA Does anyone know if they use 3rd generation Thanks Read more »