Hiv Combo Test
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Posted by GreatEscape, 1 ReplyGot myself tested 4 weeks after my last "possible" exposure (oral receptive for about two minutes, no ejaculation, presence precum unknown, insertive partner's status unknown) via SD BIOLINE HIV 1/2 RAPID TEST. Results came out negative.
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Posted by longlife, 1 Reply40 days later, the duo screw hiv ab / ag neg.
84 days after HIV 1/2 EIA neg.
97 days later, the combo HIV 1/2 neg.
Do I need another test?
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Posted by pupiz, 1 ReplyHi, all. I had an exposure June 25 and ran across this particular 4th generation test that was approved by the FDA in 2010. I am not sure about the accuracy of it. I took an HIV test at 19 days and it was negative. I know that it is not conclusive,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it better to take an EIA hiv 1/2 or is the HIV1 EIA just the same in reguards to HIV1 or does the combo pick up group O better? Please answer
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Posted by Seth28, 3 RepliesHi All,
It's been 8 weeks since I had condom protected anal sex with my HIV positive ex boyfriend. He did not cum inside the condom in me.
In November 2011 I got tested and I was non-reactive (negative) from the combo screen. I just got tested 2 weeks... Read more »
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI agree with your doctor that repeat testing off of PEP is needed. I recommend you test at 2 weeks and 4 weeks after PEP ends with the combo test.If you are HIV+ (very unlikely), you of course can live with your family. You may have some explaining... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI am not sure there is any data. MH... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing StaffSome saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... Read more »
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