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Writing for 4th time, pls do respond, else i shall die, HLA-B27 +ve effecting ELISA HIV Test

Dear Doc.I have tried to view all the acrchieves but could not get my answer. I am writing for the 4th time, pls do respond.I had an unprotected oral followed by a protected vaginal sex ( i do not remember any condom slippage or things like that )...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure are negative. These test results are conclusive, definitive and impressively excessive.Regarding HLA-B27, this is "human leukocyte antigen B27," a genetic marker seen in certain diseases, such as ankylosing spondylitis. However, there... Read more »

HIV develops escape mutations to evade immune system

Hi Dr. Bob I just want to know your thoughts about this recent discovery. And also as a result of... Read more »

What can I do now?

I've known I was positive for about 7 months now. Recently found out that i've developed a... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Resistance Tests 1. Genotyping 2. Phenotyping 3. Co-Receptor Tropism Assay 4. Other Drug Resistance Tests D. Human Leukocyte Antigen Testing References Appendix A: Assay Procedures Appendix B: Enzyme-Linked... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...viral tropism test (see Fact Sheet 129 ) before starting therapy with a CCR5 inhibitor. They also suggest using a genetic test, HLA-B*5701 before starting abacavir (see Fact Sheet 416 ). When to Start Treatment Patients with symptoms of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

...simple blood test can identify patients who might develop the abacavir hypersensitivity reaction. The blood test looks for the HLA-B*5701 gene. This genetic test is now recommended by the FDA before prescribing abacavir. If this test comes back... Read more »
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Intersting read?

Posted by franfrog, 5 Replies
...cells seem to make the response only when they encounter the virus. Another clue: the woman may have unusual activity in her human leukocyte antigen system, or HLA, Blankson said. This important component of the immune system helps recognize... Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...transfusions, multiple blood transfusions 63, 36, 13, 49, 43, 41 39.Multiple myeloma 10, 43, 53 40.HLA antibodies (to Class I and II leukocyte antigens) 7, 46, 63, 48, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 41.Anti-smooth muscle antibody 48 42.Anti-parietal cell... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...transfusions, multiple blood transfusions 63, 36, 13, 49, 43, 41 39.Multiple myeloma 10, 43, 53 40.HLA antibodies (to Class I and II leukocyte antigens) 7, 46, 63, 48, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 41.Anti-smooth muscle antibody 48 42.Anti-parietal cell... Read more »

waht does this mean ???

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...transplant will make HLA antibodies. And some, but not all test kits (both ELISA and Western blot) will be contaminated with HLA antigens to which these antibodies can react. Only if these two conditions coincide might you get a false-positive... Read more »