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Hiv Type O Test

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What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the results sheet. It says "Attention: New enhanced methodology (eHIV) detects antibodies to HIV-1, including Group O, and/or HIV-2.Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rare. More than 90% of HIV-1 infections belong to HIV-1 group M.Dr. BobEnhanced Automated Test (ADVIA Centaur EHIV) Detects HIV Types 1, 2, and Subtype O On June 21, the FDA approved an enhanced in vitro diagnostic immunoassay ( EHIV, made by... Read more »

Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This... Read more »

Testing for HIV 'O' and 'N' in the United Kingdom

Dear Dr Bob - I am hoping you can answer some anxiety-inducing questions I have about HIV... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

... On December 30, 2008, FDA approved the first nucleic acid test (NAT) that screens for the presence of two divergent types of HIV in donated blood plasma and human tissue. Nucleic acid is the term commonly used to refer to the chemical compounds... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: Abbott Recalls Some HIV Blood Screening Tests

... The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Abbott Laboratories has recalled some HIV blood tests after customers complained of "calibration failures." Approved by FDA almost a year ago, the Prism HIV O Plus test Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA OKs Second HIV Donor Screening Test

...organs. The test is one of five that run on Abbott's fully automated Prism System. FDA said the test identifies antibodies to HIV type 1, groups M and O, and to HIV type 2. It is the second donor screening test licensed to detect antibodies to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...I trial. TXA127 (angiotensin 1-7) stimulates bone marrow to produce progenitor cells. These can develop into several types of immune cells, including CD4 T cells. Therapeutic Vaccines Therapeutic vaccines improve HIV-specific T-cell... Read more »
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hiv type o

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a high risk exposure with a west african and am looking for a place I can get teted for hiv type o. My hiv type 1 and 2 tests were negative. does anyone here have any information about this? Thanks so much... Read more »

hiv online test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know how to order an hiv 'o' subgroup test online. My symptoms sre persisting despite a -ve 6 months anonymous elisa. I just one to rule out hiv, and Read more »

strains M and O

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was reading some "Ask the Experts" archives and found a question about strains M and O.... in which the expert recommended special testing for. I googled it and found Read more »

the virus

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...virus.. I know that hiv2 is found in africa, but what are the possibilies that I could be infected w/ that. What about HIV type O? All my tests were standard eliza tests.. would these pick up antibodies to other stains? I also had a cbc done... Read more »