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HIV saliva hometest versus HIV ELISA test

Case StudyTwenty-two countries participated in the studies herin referenced. A total 0f 3,867 patients and/or subjects were tested and reported. Paired specimens of serum and saliva were tested. The serum specimens were tested whether or not they...
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
Great summary. Wrong conclusions. Why don't you calculate the false positive and false negative rates for all the tests you cite and then explain why they are bad screening tests.MH Read more »

Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both... Read more »

saliva and hiv

Hi, Can you get infacted with open mouth kissing(this happened in july)? i'm terrified and... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most test sites send... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...(800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test results are available within 10 to 30 minutes... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...mother to baby during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding. The following "bodily fluids" are NOT infectious: Tears Sweat Saliva Urine Feces Casual contact is not considered risky because it does not include contact with blood or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex.... Read more »
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Do the US and CANADA have the same HIV Tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."Window Period" and all the trials and tribulations that come with. I Live in Canada, does anyone know if the Canadian tests (ELISA) are as accurate as their US counterparts? Thank You and God Bless!!!! Read more »

ELISA+-??

Posted by ghoneer, 4 Replies
...SE PUEDE TOMAR CMO CONCLUSIVO UN ELISA NEGATIVO POR SEXO ORAL INSERTIVO???si es elisa de tercera generacin igual se debe tomar como conclusivo un resultado de las 11 Read more »

Saliva Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are saliva tests just as accurate as blood tests? Read more »

Elisa 3 ???????????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is Elisa 3 test and where do you get it taken at? Does quest diagnostics offer this? Has anyone heard of person testing negative for Read more »