Names Of The Tests Used To Test Hiv
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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineThe test detects the presence of antibodies to HIV which will be detectable in all infants born to HIV infected mothers at birth as the mother's antibodies are transferred to the baby through the placenta. However, a positive antibody test in... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesDiagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »
San Francisco General HospitalDear Pooped,It would sure be nice if there were just one single test to explain tiredness. Unfortunately that is not the case. There are a wide variety of potential causes for fatigue in those of us who have HIV disease. Some of those causes can be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"Home Access Express Test" is the only FDA-approved HIV home test kit available (so far). Blood is obtained by lancet and a filter strip with blotted blood is mailed in a protected envelope using an anonymous code. The tests utilize... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi am negative but wanted to ask something.
on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA
it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?
what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI know I should know this, but with the stress I've been feeling, and all the different test names - are some of them called by different names or short/long names? I mean, I've run across (at least as far as viral):
Then, there's... Read more »
Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 5 RepliesDear people,i have not tested positive.someone is posting in my name,but from now on i shall log in,to stop him.
This is the dirty work of a sick mind.why this guy anon hates me so much,i dont know.people i swear,i would not scare you.I HAVE BEEN... Read more »
Posted by anxietyboy, 2 RepliesI get my 3 month test results @ 4pm on Thursday.... I'm freaking!!!!! I feel like I did when I got my 25 day results....
I'm agitated, tired, worried, so tired, sleepy, exhausted.... My hives are coming back!!!!
One of my friends died last week.... Read more »
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