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Is new generation of Rapid -ve test for HIV 1 & 2 conclusive for this situation?

Dear Doctor,Please answer this fifth time i ask and I haven't recieve any answer from you and i still worried. I am male 27 years old. It was one episode for me to do ORAL SEX .It was without ejaculation with unknow state girl So:1)Is Rapid -ve...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Yes.2.Yes.You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

Generations of HIV testing-please answer asap!

DR BRUCE: If I test with an ELISA is there any difference in the type of test?-... Read more »

is HIV DUO test offered in US ?

Hi Doc,Is HIV DUO test offered in US.I had a blowjob from korean prostitute(massage girl), I am... 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 Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...diagnosed Black New Yorkers were nearly 24 percent less likely than their white peers to see a doctor within three months of their HIV diagnosis and more than twice as likely as whites to be without medical care one year after their positive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hip-Hop Concert Headlines South Florida Events for Saturday's HIV Testing Day

... Organizers of the "Show U Know" concert on Saturday, National HIV Testing Day, aimed for a large turnout of young people by booking acts like Miami-based rapper Pitbull, hip-hop artist Trick Daddy, Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing, the share of Blacks who reported getting tested in the previous year was double the national rate. 13 (See " Black HIV Testing and Transmission in America ") But here's the bad news: Despite these higher-than-average testing rates, the... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

Third Generation Test (HIV1 AND 2)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, To you all dont think about HIV 2 and that ELISA dont pick up HIV 2, The test used in sweden are ELISA third generation test and are HV 1 combined with HIV 2 and and the accurracy is the same for both HIV 1 and 2 But also HIV 1 test in most... Read more »

Blood Bank tests

Posted by Anonymous
...Do Blood banks have more senitive Hiv tests than first generation tests like those used in Home Access (FDA approved)? In other words if you have tested neg. beyond 6 months Read more »

4 th Generation Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Regarding this 4 th Test for HIV. This test looks for Antigen and Antibodys. The Antigen is only present the first weeks than the test will be positive for Antibodys. Read more »