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Is 6 Months Elisa Fullproof

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Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative is not false negative?

Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative which is not a false negative?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't think the study has been done to answer that question.MH... Read more »

PCR & Elisa at 4 months

Hi Doc.I took an PCR DNA test and Elisa test just after four months (both negative). The PCR DNA... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

In the Life: Claire Touchie

Vanity Fair readers have every month since 1993 enjoyed "The Proust Questionnaire," a series of questions posed to celebrities and other famous subjects. In May 2002, IAPAC Monthly introduced "In the Life," through which IAPAC members are asked... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Balancing Optimism and Realism in Battle Against HIV/AIDS

In his monthly column "Pulling It Together ," Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman discusses a recent conversation between The Daily Show host Jon Stewart and U2 lead singer Bono that "captures the tension between the opportunity... Read more »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Cry for Help for Caregivers

Late payment of the small monthly stipend that the Health Department provides to volunteer caregivers threatens to undermine the system, experts say. Among South Africa's nearly 39,000 community caregivers, 57 percent work in critical HIV and TB... Read more »
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elisa neg@3months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my elisa test for hiv is neg at exactly 3 months from the time i had unprotected vaginal sex with a guy. we didnt use a condom but he pulled out. is a neg 3 month elisa test for hiv conclusive that i am neg or do i have to test again at 6 months to... Read more »

Is HIV ELISA test 3 months conclusive?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
Is HIV ELISA blood test at 3 months after possible exposure conclusive? What factors affect the window period of HIV? Why do some people are false negative after 3 months? Thanks Read more »

ELISA 4TH GENERATION 9 MONTH

Posted by guasonch, 2 Replies
Hi today ive received my third elisa at the 9th month. Its negative but im scared because ive been consuming antidepressants, but 48hs before the elisa i stopped taking them. Before the blood drawn, the man asked me if i was taking any drugs and i... Read more »

My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative.

I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will probably get another test after 4... Read more »