Steps In A Serology Test For 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 »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThe test is very reliable. Repeat testing may make you feel more reassured and the chances that second test will be positive depends on what your exposure was exactly. However a negative test at 27 days is very very reassuring.DW... 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, 4 RepliesWell its been over three months since my last sexual encounter with a woman. I finally got the balls to go buy a home access hiv-1 test kit and sent out the sample blood this past friday( took a load off my chest just by getting it done). I don't... 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 Anonymous, 2 RepliesI finally called a local clinic to ask about HIV testing and to see when it is offered. Now, all I have to do is go in and take the damn test instead of worrying all the time about it. I posted earlier this week about a sexual relationship I had... Read more »
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