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Latest Generation Elisa Hiv Test Accuracy

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HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...so sensitive that a false-positive test is a very real concern. Furthermore, in most cases, antibody tests are sufficient to test for HIV because HIV has been present long enough to be detected. Certainly, we have learned in recent months that a... Read more »

First ELISA rective, CMIA and ELISA non-reactive

Dear Doctor,I have a quick question for you. My husband was recently summoned by a blood bank who... Read more »

Does a standard Elisa detect Hiv 2?

Dear Doctor Frascino, This is my second attempt at posting a question. I... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...questionable reliability are marketed illegally over the Internet and in newspaper and magazine advertisements. Rapid Test Rapid tests for HIV are assays that detect antibodies to HIV within minutes. Many of these tests use easily collected... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to 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 »

1st, 2nd & 3rd Generation ELISA

Posted by Hobgoblin, 3 Replies
...anyone read a previous post on this matter? If I remember rightly, somebody posted that testing negative at 3 months on an 3rd Generation ELISA is all one needs as this type of test is highly sensative. And that if you tested negative on a 1st... Read more »

Elisa testing - 3rd generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does it test for HIV 1 and HIV 2? If you yourself, hadn't had an exposure to someone out side of USA but your partner may have, would that put you Read more »

Generation Of Elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anybody know what generation or version of Elisa antibody screening test that the Navy uses? Does the Navy only test for HIV-1? How about HIV-2? I've heard that older versions of antibody tests do not test for all the different strains of... Read more »