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Second Generation Elisa Hiv Group O

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is known that women in general are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of losing bone mineral density. Thisplaces both HIV+ men and women at increased risk of osteoporosis. However,...
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Conflicting HIV results

Dear Bob,I am 28 year old heterosexual male, who has never used drugs, and had the same HIV negative girlfriend for the last year. I have some very conflicting HIV results that I cannot put to rest. A year ago my Kaiser ELISA came back positive, WB...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Very Worried Individual,Your extensive (and excessive) HIV tests to date include several reactive (positive) ELISA tests with indeterminate confirmatory Western Blots (WBs), multiple negative HIV-antibody tests, undetectable PCR RNA and bDNA Read more »

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...M/N/O came back negative. Outside of 4 antibody HIV1/2 and these two tests, I don't know what else I can do to test for O/N groups, which is my concern, not group M or HIV2. I'm assuming even with the DNA PCR if there was the HIV1 virus it would... Read more »

cmia vs elisa

Dear Dr Bob,It has been longtime since i logged in to the body, just dropping a "hi, hope you are doing great" and also to post a message to all worried wells -i have been one for a long time- " listen to dr Bob, he KNOWS from both sides".I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Melinda Gates, as well as Bill Clinton, are all making addresses at the International AIDS Conference taking place this week in Toronto. Consequently, you should be reading quite a lot about them in the newspapers and on TV (except Fox News, of... Read more »

Iron deficiency and HIV

Dear Dr. BOB, I wrote to you earlier (2months ago) concerning my HIV exposure (Oral sex, frottage+ precum + fingering) (Im the Middle East guy if you remember me), I got tested negative for HIV (by ELISA) and other STDs after 2 months of my last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had before. Don't worry Doc I will get tested soon so please don't sugar coat your response. I'd like to apologize for the morons that write to you and come out saying insensitive stuff like, I will kill myself if I have HIV. They don't know any... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...transcription-mediated amplification (TMA) methods offer increased sensitivity to: Identify early infection Determine HIV types, groups, and genetic subtypes 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) Recommendations: HIV-1 DNA... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. It may also be helpful to seek the support of other HIV-positive women through support groups or peer counseling. Social support from friends and family has been found to help HIV-positive people... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...pain medication regimen. Finding Support Finding support and help is critical. Peer organizations or local HIVsupport groups can offset the sense of helplessness many people who sufferchronic pain feel. Also, seeing a neurologist early for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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home access & subtypes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if Home Access or Ehivtest can detect non-B subtypes? I have seen it both ways. Please help! Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I think you posted earlier about type N. Can you provide any useful links on this subtype i can't remember when oyu did b4? Any and all information is appreciated Thank you Read more »

ELISA Second Generation!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 out now. My last test was on the 15th January 2006. My exposure was in June 2005 if i am not... Read more »

OK. Again, more info on the 3 month window period.

Posted by Anonymous
...majority." So, if the p24 antigen test miss the window, would elisa pick up the antibody since the current generation of the elisa assay is ultra sensitive?? In the past, you have also indicated that p24 antigen will not disappear unless antibody... Read more »