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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Stanford University, School of MedicineI am not sure there is any data. MH... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Thanks for writing in. Since most people will show up positive on an antibody test by 25 days. It's likely that at seven weeks, it would be fairly reliable. However, antigen tests are not used as stand alone tests and a conclusive... 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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