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Hiv Proteins Elisa

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Positive Elisa, Negative Western Blot, Dr wants to do a HIV Viral Load

I tested positve for HIV with 2 pregnancies on the ELISA and both were negative Western Blot. I thought if the Western Blot was negative I was truly negative. But my Dr. did a HIV Viral Load today. If the Viral load is positive could it be a false...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would be consistent with your negative HIV test results. Pregnancy can result in the production of nonspecific cross-reacting proteins that can cause a false-positive HIV-antibody screening test. Although the quantitative plasma HIV RNA viral... Read more »

Why a 400 fold dilution? (Roberto Giraldo AIDS DENIALIST)

What are your thoughts on the below?Medical researcher Dr. Roberto Giraldo, who for the past six... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...ribs. The liver acts as your body's chemical processing plant. Its functions include: Changing nutrients into chemicals and proteins that your body needs to stay healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It can also happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below normal. HGB is a protein that uses iron to carry oxygen. It is found in RBCs and gives blood its red color. HGB carries oxygen from... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...see if you have a parasite, protozoa (microscopic organism), virus, or bacteria Check your blood for HIV-related infections, proteins, vitamins, and other nutrients Use a special tool to look inside your gut (colonoscopy or endoscopy) It can... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...particular screening test used, serum or plasma samples are first tested (screened) using a test with high sensitivity, most often an ELISA, "rapid test," or "simple method" (described below). ELISA is the screening method used most commonly,... Read more »

CMIA method

Posted by bug, 1 Reply
...better than ELISA and can detect infection earlier however i noticed that the most common method is ELISA and besides this the protein that this test detects may not be present on 6th week. Anyone knows how accurate is this test? The lab doctor... Read more »

HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...throat just a discomfort that seems to be moving to my chest. Does anyone recognize these symptoms and could they mean that I'm HIV positive after this encounter? The guy and I broke up around the time I started feeling the vaginal irritation... Read more »

INFORMATION ABOUT ELISA TESTS

Posted by Anonymous
...large numbers of people. The premise of the serologic assays for HIV is that infected individuals develop antibodies to various proteins present on the virus. Antibody response to viral antigen is the basis of testing and screening for HIV... Read more »