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Hiv Immunoassay As Early As Weeks

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electrochemiluminescence immunoassay+HIV

Hello,I had protected sex in Spet 2006. While opting for an insurance, I did ELISA which came negative. It was almost after six months of sex. Recently in April, 2008 I did electrochemiluminescence immunoassay which came as non-reactive. I am not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your two negative HIV-antibody tests out to almost two years from your "protected sex" are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. 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 »


I am a family physician and first I wanted to commend your frank and frequently humorous answers to... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV Abbreviated Terms bDNA Branched chain DNA CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CIA Chemiluminescent immunoassay EIA Enzyme immunoassay ELISA Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay FDA US Food and Drug... Read more »
The Body PRO

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...fluid testing hasn't previously been appreciated, so that was an interesting finding. We did find though that the wide range of immunoassays -- which are central laboratory tests as well as point-of-care rapid tests -- performed very similarly,... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...INH (isonizaid) Myambutol (ethambutol) Flagyl (metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep ... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes,... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...description of the use of test indices has been published.(1) HIV Screening Assays Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assays/Enzyme Immunoassays (ELISA/EIA) ELISA are the most commonly used tests to screen for HIV infection because of their relatively... Read more »


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 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 »