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Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both tests and they are Negative. Thanks'
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Western Blot tests should only be run to confirm a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA (or EIA or rapid test). It should not be used as a diagnostic tests without a positive initial screening test, due to the possibility Read more »

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...Format Sample Use Manufacturer Approval Date Auszyme Monoclonal EIA Serum / Plasma / Cadaveric Serum Donor Screen & Conf. Kit Abbott Laboratories Abbott Park, IL US License 0043 4/1/1985 GS HBsAg EIA 3.0 EIA Serum /... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

... National guidelines recommend asymptomatic routine STD screening for HIV-positive patients. The researchers undertook the current study to learn whether these guidelines are being followed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysia to Impose Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV/AIDS Screening

...are believed to have been infected by their husbands, Malaysia's government has announced plans for mandatory pre-marriage HIV screening. "Next year, we will make it mandatory for all states to impose the HIV screening as part of the pre-marital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Screening to Be Included in Medicare Expansion

...said Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. "Beginning with expanding coverage for HIV screening, we can now work proactively as a program to help keep Medicare beneficiaries healthy and take a more active... Read more »
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initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told Read more »

Abbot Elisa positively the best!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...National HIV Reference Laboratory, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Two competitive anti-HIV ELISA screening assays (Behring and Wellcozyme) and two second generation assays using antigens generated by recombinant DNA technology Read more »

Dr. Bob kicks ass!

Posted by MissTake, 2 Replies
...have to ask unnecessary questions. However, there is one more question I have that I did not find an answer to. Does the ELISA test show results for HIV 1 and HIV 2? How does that work? What test should I take that's FDA approved that... Read more »

How do I know if I have HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
... There are two primary tests used to detect antibodies to HIV the ELISA and the Western Blot Assay. The ELISA, or enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, is used in most testing centers as an initial screening Read more »