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ELISA Second Generation!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,i am bura, based on one of WW's postings, i notice that the most updated elisa is of the fourth version. After reading this posting, i called up the lab that tested me and they told me that their version was the 2nd generation!! I am so freak... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

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An arsenal of laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect... 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 at risk for HIV 2? Read more »

Elisa testing - 3rd generation

Posted by Anonymous
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 at risk for HIV 2? Read more »

Third Generation Elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello to you all,
I wanted to give you some information about HIV Test in Sweden were I live. Sweden have the strongest Disesase control department in the World. The main focus is to prevent others from HIV and more. They are saying that 3 month is... Read more »
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4th generation ELISA and WB

Dear doc, I have sent you this question before but got no answer. Would a 4th generation ELISA pick antibodies before Western Blot? In your opinion,up to what phase of the HIV infection could a 4th gen ELISA be positive or indeterminate and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As I have often stated in this forum, there is usually a very good reason why I choose not to answer a specific question. (See below.) The reason I have not responded to your question is that it really doesn't make any sense. ELISA tests do... Read more »

ELISA Test Generation. Please reply...its my 3rd post. HELP!

Dr Bob,I have posted a few times previously and hope you can spare some time to reply to my question.I am from Malaysia and had a risky exposure. I have been testing many times (About 5-6 times) for the last 5 months. My latest test was at the 22...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Yes.2.Yes, but I very strongly doubt what you are palpating is related to HIV-associated lymphadenopathy.3.Yes. No.4.No. Antibiotics, such as penicillin used to treat syphilis, will not delay HIV-antibody development.My advice:1.Stop poking... Read more »

First Generation Elisa Sensitivity

Hi, Dr Bob. I love reading your responses and I adore your upbeat attitude.My first husband was diagnosed with Aids in 1986. I was tested three and 1/2 months past last possible exposure and was negative (elisa). I didnt retest even though I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. The first generation ELISA tests were quite accurate. However, the generation of the test has nothing to do with the recommendation to test out to six months following a significant HIV exposure. (That recommendation is the same no matter what... Read more »

Elisa 4th generation hiv test - negaitive

Hi, a year after a risky episode i finally took the Elisa hiv test , 4th generation - non reactive - negative , would this conclude that i am negative and no need for further testing , have written in before about my GF symptoms - Dermatitis and...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The test shows that this is not HIV. DW... Read more »
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Second-Generation Female Condom Is Now Available in the United States; FC2 Female Condom Will Cost 30 Percent Less Than Predecessor

Chicago, Ill. -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (NASDAQ: FHCO) is announcing today that its second-generation FC2 Female CondomĀ®, which received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration in March as an HIV prevention method, is... Read more »
TheBody.com

Study Finds That Second Generation Female Condoms Are Cost-Efficient, More Pleasurable

It's no secret that since the female condom hit the scene in the U.S., it hasn't gained the same popularity as it has in countries such as Brazil and South Africa. Complaints have ranged from the price -- female condoms are considerably more... Read more »
TheBody.com

Second-Generation FC2 Female Condom, Cheaper and Quieter Than Its Mama, Gives Women New Option to Take Control of Their HIV Prevention

A new and improved version of the female condom has become available in the United States. It's called FC2 -- and according to HIV advocates and other female-condom consumers, there is reason to sing its praises. First, FC2 is priced much more... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

White House Executive Order Calls for Working Group on National HIV/AIDS Strategy as Part of AIDS-Free Generation Goal

In line with the Obama administration's goal of creating a global AIDS-free generation, President Barack Obama on Monday "ordered a stepped up effort to deal with the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" through an executive order from the White... Read more »