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Hiv Immunoassay After Weeks

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chemiluminometric immunoassay????

Dr. Bob,I really need your help. I am donating $50.00 on Friday when I get paid. I had a very high risk exposure in Feb of this year. I got tested at 5 weeks via the eia 1/2 it was negative I got tested again via the clearview or something at 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...me get this straight. You had a "very high risk exposure" in February and subsequently tested HIV-antibody negative at five weeks and three months. OK! Now you're wondering what the chances are that if you were infected (which you're not) with... Read more »

electrochemiluminescence immunoassay+HIV

Hello,I had protected sex in Spet 2006. While opting for an insurance, I did ELISA which came... Read more »

is qualitative immunoassay test accurate for detecting hiv?

hi dr. bob,I've been writing to you almost everyday 3months ago but I haven't received any response... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Novel Immunoassay Suitable for Blood Donor Screening

...A novel immunoassay can be used effectively to detect HIV contamination in blood products, according to researchers in Luxembourg. The Cobas Core Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...stopping the drug should be discussedthoroughly with your doctor. If you decide to stop or reduce a drug, it maytake six to eight weeks for the PN symptoms to decrease. If the symptomscontinue, the PN could be due to HIV. Relieving the pain can... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to go away after the a few days or weeks as your gut gets used to the medicine. HIV-Related Conditions If GI problems occur without a recent change... Read more »
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CONSULTAS!!!!! TEST CASEROS........

Posted by tronco2, 3 Replies
Bueno le doy las gracias especialmente a diosayudame, miguell, experto, que han respondido mis preguntas, mi intencin no es ser una molestia para este foro, con lo que se refiere a preguntas " repetitivas ", pero bueno espero que me entiendan. Lo... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...again the results NEGATIVE.I have since tested 4 more ELISA and 2 PCR RNA again all negative. How is this possible do I have HIV or not? Could all the previous testing be false positive? From what I have read this seems very unlikely. Could... Read more »

Do I have to retest@6th mnth..?

Posted by michael2122, 3 Replies
...to do blood test..She also told me that ECLIA is the same as ELISA but use a different detection (.Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay) Which I didn't understand much in tecnical term and usage. She also told me don't come again @ 6th moth... Read more »

accept your results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the sensitivity of EIA is close to 100%, but newly infected individuals may not develop detectable antibodies for periods of weeks to months after infection.23 The median interval between infection and seropositivity has been estimated at 3... Read more »