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Hiv Testing Methods

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Useful HIV testing method

Dr. Kull,Please tell me if there is any HIV testing method which can detect HIV virus even the netx day of infection.Thank you.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no testing available that can detect HIV infection the day after exposure. The most reliable testing method available is the HIV antibody test. If you know that you have been exposed to HIV, more agressive treatment and screening methods Read more »

HIV Testing methods

Dear Doctor:Could you explain the different methods/techniques currently used to test HIV... Read more »

efferctive hiv test

hi dr. which is the most effective hiv test such as antibody test, DNA test or other? can antibody... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chiron, Roche Reach Settlement Agreement on Dispute Over Patent on HIV Testing Methods

...it has reached a settlement with Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Roche over licensing fees and royalties for a patent on HIV testing methods, AFX News reports ( AFX News , 9/12). The dispute was based on Chiron's claims that it was owed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey Shows

...government's National Institute of Statistics, said, according to IRIN News . The study showed that 6.7% of women and 4.1% of men tested HIV-positive. The government previously estimated the country's HIV prevalence to be 11.8%. "The study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Health Officials Hold Meeting to Examine Methods to Boost HIV Testing; Experts Say Routine HIV Testing Worth High Cost

...say that care providers should continue routine HIV testing unless they establish that fewer than one of every 1,000 patients tested is HIV-positive, "at which point such screening is no longer warranted." Providers do not have to require... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB... Read more »

At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...individuals to be screened for infection are of higher risk groups than the blood donor population, and thus require the use of testing methodologies with high levels of analytical sensitivity to detect primary infection. Of significance, the... Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
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