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P-23 Antigen Hiv

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Rapid Diagnostic Test to Detect Both HIV-1 Antigen and HIV-1/2 Antibodies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test for the simultaneous detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen as well as antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and venous or... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Teens and Testing

Over a third of new HIV infections in 2006 occurred among those aged 13 to 29. This is the highest percentage of any age group. One reason for this may be found in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey of U.S. high school students, done from 1991... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

In a report released Monday, the Ministry of Health said about 93 million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute... Read more »
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Is P24 Antigen with HIV Antibodies combo on 6 weeks

Dear Sir, I wish to inform you that I am male 40yrs having unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex with unknown lady on 6th Dec 2011 and she touched on my private area with unsafe hands. I got tested of HIV 1 and 2 Antibodies which was non...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
These are great tests for HIV and are now negative at 6 weeks after an exposure that sounds like it should not have transmitted HIV anyway. You are HIV negative and do not need any more testing. DW... Read more »

p24 antigen and HIV testing positive

Hello, I tested positive in September this year. And one of the bands listed was p24. My question is this. Does this mean that I am still in the seroconversion phase. My understanding was that this would disappear after seroconversion. Also, I...
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
No you are not in the seroconversion phase. A p24 band on a western blot, indicates that you have made antibody to p24 antigen. It does not mean that p24 antigen is present in your blood. P24 antibody will be present forever. You are in early... Read more »

hiv antigen

What is meant by this and what test is it? is it reliable?...
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
You may be referring to HIV p24 antigen, which is a part of the HIV virus which can be measured in blood serum in some people who are infected.... Read more »

HIV from Antigen????

If a person is exposed to a antigen, But not the Virus, are they at risk of contracting the HIV VirusAn example: A health worker is working on a ELISA test with no blood and accidently cuts them self, and the open wond comes into contact with some...
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
NO.... Read more »
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hiv antigen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the chane of me taking 3 hiv antibody tests many yrs after exposure all neg the today i went for a hiv 2 and antigen test that these test would come back positive i have been hjaving some syptoms hiv related for 4 yrs but i tested neg on... Read more »

Accuracy of Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test? Please help!

Posted by Burgundy11, 1 Reply
I did a Anti-hiv 1&2 (recombinant antigen) blood test 5months after my exposure. The result was negative. How accurate is the result?! Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what is a p24 antigen ?
is this part of the elisa test ?
is this the antibody ?
anyone know ?


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Where do you find antigen testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have only heard of this testing here on the internet. Many people say they were tested using the fourth generation test. All of the clinics around here just use Oraquick or they will send your blood in if you want to wait a few weeks to get the... Read more »