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What Are The Types Of Tests For Aids?

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Home Access test for all HIV 1 Sub Types

Here is an answer I received from Home Access Customer Inquiries, when asked if their test would detect all HIV-1 sub types, including the O-type:"Hello,The Home Access HIV test with detect antibodies for all subtypes of HIV-1. You should check...
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
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types of test

Dear Dr. Holodiny I am doing a paper for college on the lifecycle of Aids. I understand the step... Read more »

3 types of elisa test are positive, do i need to go for WB?

I am 27 years old pregnant lady. During pregnancy, i got to know that i am hiv +ve. Then I was... Read more »
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National Association of People With AIDS

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Identifies "Ideal" AIDS Drug Regimen; Includes Same Drug Types Found in Indian Generic FDCs, Study Author Says

The "ideal" antiretroviral drug combination for new patients includes two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and one non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, according to a study in the April 29 issue of the New England Journal of... 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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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 »

SUB TYPES? Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What is the deal with all the sub types and what test will detect these (home access, PCR, ELISA HIV1/HIV2) Also, if you were with someone from another country (Europe, Russia, Asia, Africa) what test should you use? Read more »

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 »

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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