Serology Test Hiv
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Harvard Medical SchoolThe test used to diagnose HIV infection during the seronegative "window period" is usually not the quantitative HIV RNA PCR (viral load test), but the qualitative HIV DNA PCR. However, both should be positive during the acute retroviral... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI would have said the same thing if the needle were hollow. 100% ofpeople with HIV infection will convert within 6 months. While there mayhave been one or two case reports of people taking longer, such casesare so rare as to make the journals, and... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesFirst of all, taking post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) following the type of sexual encounter (protected sex) you had is not necessary. PEP is only indicated for high-risk exposures, i.e., unprotected anal or vaginal sex with a person of known HIV... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThe blood tests are consistent with past exposure to hepatitis B (positive HBsurface antibody and HBcore antibody). However you don't have chronic infection (HB surface antigen is negative). There is no need to check for virus since you cleared... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have questions about the serology tests performed in govt sponsored testing centers.
1. Is the process same in all states ?
2. What is the normal process. 1 elisa & 1 WB ? My nurse didnt give me any damn information.
3. How much time does it... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMi prueba dice de la siguiente manera...
SEROLOGY RESULTS NORMAL RANGE
HIV-1(ELISA).................NON REASTIVE NONREACTIVE
SE QUE ES NEG. PERO ME INTERESA SABER SI CON ESA INFORMACION SE PODRIA SABER EL... Read more »
Posted by ruans, 6 RepliesI've only seen 2 cases here worthy of worry; red32 (had relation with HIV+ person, developed, candida, 15 days fever, etc...to this day has neuropathy same as his wife; and myself with a very similar simptomatology and serology (cd4/cd8).
I am... Read more »
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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 »
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