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Posted by AnonymousJessica P. is a 32-year-old African American woman in good health. In November of 1999, she received a flu shot at her local clinic. Two weeks later, she developed fever and some upper respiratory tract complaints. She visited her primary care... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesRecently had a ELISA test at a health testing center. Result negative.
Im concearned because the nurse could not tell me what generation test it was and in fact never heard of different generation tests. I assumed the center was professional
Cost $105... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI STRONGLY SUPPORT THE OPTION OF TWO TIMES (2x) ELISA TESTING !
1st) pre-test on 6-8 weeks timing point.
2nd) final conclusive test on 13 weeks (3 months).
WHY THIS OPTION WITH 2 ELISA TESTS IS GOOD ?
statistical experience in last 20 years says:... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI am very worried eventhough I took an ELISA and antigen p24 test last week after a possible exposure to HIV 7 weeks ago (unprotected sex with a sex worker) and they both came back negative.
I have been really tired the last 4 weeks by some kind of... Read more »
Posted by indefinido79, 3 RepliesComo anda toda la gente el foro.
Espero re bien!
Una duda; esta semana me hago el Elisa en un laboratorio privado.
Cuando consult, me dieron el precio, y que demoraba ms o menos 3 das.
Pregunt que cmo hacan la confirmacin, mediante un Western Blot le... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.As in the case with so many questions, the information/reassurance you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q200023.html">Smoking and its... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your kind comments. To answer your specific questions:1.The test you describe detects anti-HIV 1 and anti-HIV 2 antibodies. This would be analogous to an ELISA test that also detects anti-HIV antibodies. I cannot comment about the... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineA confirmatory western blot test should have been performed after the initial positive screening HIV antibody test. However, given the positive HIV viral load result and a very low CD4 count, the results of the screening test are likely correct. I... Read more »
Attitudes to HIV and HIV Testing in High Prevalence Areas of China: Informing the Introduction of Voluntary Counseling and Testing ProgrammesThe researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey using self-completion questionnaires to assess knowledge of and attitudes toward HIV and HIV testing among health professionals and pregnant women in Yunnan Province in southwest China. The goal of... Read more »
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Effects of Written Informed Consent Requirements on HIV Testing Rates: Evidence From a Natural ExperimentTo assess whether written informed consent requirements create barriers that discourage HIV testing, the study author evaluated their effect on HIV testing rates in New York state. On June 1, 2005, New York streamlined its HIV testing consent... Read more »
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