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Hiv Immunoassay

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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 »

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 »
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 HIV Combi enzyme immunoassay (EIA) is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Spread "Out of Control" Among French Gay Men

... In France, HIV incidence decreased between 2003 and 2008 even as it remained high and stable among men who have sex with men (MSM), according Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...tests include those that detect antibodies against HIV and tests that directly identify circulating viral antigens or RNA/DNA. HIV immunoassay technology has progressed to include antigens for the enhanced detection of viral variants, such as... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fourth Generation HIV Diagnostic Test Approved, Permitting Earlier Detection of Infection

... On June 18, 2010, FDA approved a new, "4th generation" HIV diagnostic assay. The ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo Assay is the first HIV diagnostic assay that simultaneously detects both antigen Read more »
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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 »


Posted by tronco2, 3 Replies
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Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...brachial vein with 0.1 ml of blood that he had obtained, using the same insulin syringe, from a drug addict seropositive for HIV and HCV. Thirteen days after the injection, the man had a temperature of 40 degrees C, sweating, and erythematous... Read more »

accept your results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the third gen elisa the window has shortened. Accuracy of Screening Tests The initial screening test to detect antibodies to HIV is the enzyme immunoassay (EIA). Commercially available EIAs use antigens from whole disrupted virus (first... Read more »