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Urine ELISA Tests

Posted by Anonymous
Hi All, About 2 months ago I had protected inter-course with a SW. ABout 4 days later I ended up with loose bowel movements, night sweats, exzema on my fingers, a sore throat which lasted for a week when away and then came back three weeks later. ... Read more »

7 week elisa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I suffered a very severe case of what I believe to be ARS. I had extreme night sweats, white tongue with unusual blemishes, very very dark urine, bad fatigue, swollen lymphs ect. My last sexual experience had been three weeks before. They did an... Read more »

Urine Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Sorry I typed the wrong time period in the last message. I am under a lot of stress. Ok, I had a Urine test at 8 weeks and tested negative. Does the 95% accurate rule at 25 days still exist with Urine tests?

I have another question also,... Read more »

Is there other test to supplement the ELISA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi,

apart from the elisa test, what other tests can i take to supplement this elisa test?can i do a westernblot test even if my elisa test is non-reactive?what other tests do u recommend? Read more »

ELISA at 6 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested negative on an ELISA test at 6 weeks. How accurate do you think that is?

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Elisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY)

Dear Rob,I am 37 year old happily married man and have been married for more than eight years. We have two sons, eight and six.My wife is 20 weeks pregnant. She went for all sorts of tests as per norm, but to our schock the Elisa results came back:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Positive/reactive ELISA results must always, always, always be confirmed with a more specific test (Western Blot or immunofluorescent assay) before the person is labeled HIV positive. That your wife's gynecologist may not realize this is... Read more »

This Urine Test I've Been Reading About?

Doc, please tell me where I can read more on this topic. This kind of freaks me and probably thousands of others totally out. Is this test better than the current ELISA using blood or better than the Home Access using "dried" blood...
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
You can read more about the test on the company website at www.calypte.com.MH... Read more »

Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both tests and they are Negative. Thanks' ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Western Blot tests should only be run to confirm a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA (or EIA or rapid test). It should not be used as a diagnostic tests without a positive initial screening test, due to the possibility of false-positive or... Read more »

Urine testing at Blood Banks?

With this new information on the sensitivity of the Urine tests even possibly being more accurate than the Blood ELISA, do you think that doctors' offices will soon begin performing urine tests instead of blood? Also, with this new study, do...
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
I think we need further (independent) studies before I would consider using this test in the office. I think the blood bankers would agree. However, if the urine test is validated, it is conceivable that they would add this to the current screening... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University of California-San Francisco and colleagues. Chlamydia is moderately prevalent among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canadian Company Receives Grant to Develop Urine Test for HIV

Steve and Carolyn Slupsky, the brother-and-sister founders of Metabolistics, report that their Edmonton-based company has received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Canada's National Research Council to develop a test that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Joins Board of Alameda, Calif. Firm

Earvin "Magic" Johnson has agreed to join the board of directors of Calypte Biomedical Corp. to raise awareness about its new HIV testing product. Alameda-based Calypte has developed a system to test urine samples for HIV-1. "The fear of a blood... Read more »