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Standard Hiv Test

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Undetectable Viral Load, will standard HIV test still show positive?

work permit. My viral load has been undetectable for more than one year and I get my medication in another country. Will the standard HIV test for a doctor that does not know my status still show a positive result?...
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
Yes, an HIV antibody test will still be positive.... Read more »

Low WBC during standard testing-HIV???

I've been extremely concerned about being HIV infected, but testing negative on standard... Read more »

Low WBC during standard testing - HIV???

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Standard STD clinic tests should be done too

Posted by Anonymous
Standard STD clinic tests should be done along with AIDS HIV and get vaccinated for hepatitis.


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Is the test standardized?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that the aids test is not standardize meaning it does not meet a gold standard? I can't find out on the net info on it meeting standardization.

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Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?

Posted by Anonymous
Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?...

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Standards for ELISA tests

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know that there are varying stances on what the window period should be (ie. 3 months vs 6 months) and I assume that the 3 month window is becoming the more accepted window period because of the increasing sensitivity of the ELISA test as it... Read more »