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Symptoms Of Hiv-2 Years After Exposure

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RE: TESTING LIMITATIONS--HIV-2??

Thank you Doc. All of my antibody tests were HIV 1/O/2 by quest,labcorp, and rapid tests oraquick and clearview complete. I also had specific HIV-2 EIA done at 55 weeks of last exposure and was negative. Is that good enough? Is the HIV-2 window any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not surprisingly, you've already had numerous tests for HIV-2. HIV 1/O/2 tests for HIV-1, HIV-2 and group O. Your EIA HIV-2 is also an HIV-2-specific assay. Is this good enough? Not only Read more »

Please Explain Doctor About Hiv 2 (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2010)

Doctor, is Hiv 2 related to Hiv 1? That's it. Hope you answer and thanks.H.R. Read more »

Everything pointing to HIV #2

Dr. Bob,Im not just experiencing neck discomfort. The discomfort is also happening around my ears,... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...trials in an HIV-2-endemic region Was born to a mother with HIV-2 infection Has opportunistic infections or other clinical symptoms of HIV infection but tested negative for HIV-1 Received multiple HIV-1 indeterminate antibody test results... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...unlikely for them to be infected in the first place. If someone is fearful of having HIV -- even if they couldn't have been exposed to HIV -- mental health counseling will often solve the TRUE problem. When a patient insists on getting a test,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Martell Randolph

...Diagnosed: 2000 If an HIV diagnosis is considered to be a "tough pill to swallow," then imagine that a diagnosis of HIV-2 would be like trying to swallow the whole bottle at once. Well, maybe it's not that bad, but for Martell Randolph... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed to HIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic in the Castro District, (primaraly homosexual high risk area), and I asked to be tested for HIV 2. The clinic that I went to is affiliated with UCSF a huge meca for HIV research. The councler told me that he... Read more »

Oral does = HIV#2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...there was no other risky encounter in the last year. God know I wish you were right but I am the first you have heard of in 22 yrs. God, i cant belive this!!!! Read more »

HIV-2

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone out there who has been diagnosed HIV-2 positive? How did you find out? I am puzzled by the fact that the standard HIV testing does not include screening for HIV-2. Read more »