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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 so I decided to just read your forum just like what you advised to most of us.. I found the answers to my questions by reading your forum...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,After writing to me daily for three months, you finally decided to "check the archives" and found the answers to your questions! BRAVO! I can only hope other anxious daily posters (you know who you are!) will follow your lead.Your... 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 »

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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2

Which Countries Have a High Prevalence of HIV-2 Infection? What Is Known About HIV-2 in the United States? Who Should Be Tested for HIV-2? Are Blood Donors Tested for HIV-2? Is the Clinical Treatment of HIV-2 Different From That of HIV-1? What... Read more »
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HIV Seroconversion in HCWs (Health Care Workers)

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are
limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational... Read more »

window period

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
there has been so much info going on this board about hiv seroconversion and people get confused from info on different sites on the web. dr. bob does a nice job of explaing this i found this an interesting answer from dr. bob on this site.... Read more »

3rd generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a rapid test based on the sandwich immunoassay technique with HIV-1 and HIV-2 recombinant antigens using a third generation technology?I read that 3rd generation elisa using such technology..thanks Read more »

Don't like posting this stuff-but I found it

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
HIV Seroconversion in HCWs (Health Care Workers)

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are
limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational exposure, variations in
postexposure testing... Read more »