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Types Of Hiv Confirmatory Tests

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home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING that's confirmatory? how can i purchase it?...
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
No, and you should have this repeated and with a confirmatory test through a clinical laboratory.... Read more »

DNA PCR - A Confirmatory Test?

Dr. Holodniy, is a Qualitative DNA PCR considered to be a confirming diagnostic test? If so, who... Read more »

is rapid test confirmatory

hi doc.my wife did her test when she got pregnant. we discovered she was +. on the next day, i did... Read more »
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Types of HIV Tests

HIV Antibody Testing Options The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that between 850,000 and 900,000 Americans are infected with HIV. An estimated 180,000 to 280,000 Americans do not know they are infected, and may continue to... Read more »
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Types of Resistance Tests

Genotypic Tests Interpreting Genotypic Test Results Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Phenotypic Test Results Virtual Phenotypic Tests Interpreting Virtual Phenotypic Test Results There are currently two basic types of resistance tests:... Read more »
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Recombination Dynamics in Case of MDR HIV Sub-Type D Following Superinfection With Wild-Type HIV Sub-Type B

While research into reinfection is largely driven by expanding number of case studies, Koning and colleagues from the UK described the dynamics of reinfection with wild-type virus, using single genome sequencing (SGS) in both plasma and semen... Read more »
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Recently Approved HPV Test Finds Cancer-Causing Types 16 and 18, and Another Dozen to Boot

In April 2011, the FDA approved a new test that identifies high-risk types of HPV, or the human papillomavirus, the most common sexual infection in the US. Although most people clear the infection on their own, some go on to develop HPV-related... Read more »
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Testing types

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested at a local health department. She pricked my finger and placed several blots of my blood on a sheet of paper. Will this "dry" sample be adequate?

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Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »

Now what is HIV-Type 2?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
As if the one that I got tested on wasn't enough, I got this info today that there is also a Type-2. My exposure was not in U.S. it was in Nepal (Country between india and china).. How do I find out about HIV-Type 2 is relevent for this country? Any... Read more »

HIV-TYPE 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-TYPE 2: I would like to hear from anyone who has tested
positive for HIV-2. Currently the U.S. only tests for HIV-1. But
now I have a friend with the type 2 strain (a weaker strain most
common in W. Africa), and we are having a difficult time... Read more »