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What Is A Eia Hiv Test

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HIV EIA test

Dr. Brian: I was going through your forums for which I found this question which you can say can also relate to a similar situation of mine. Using lexapro and went for a test.Jul 7, 2005 Hi Dr. Brian: I am on lexapro 20 mg a day for the past 4...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You do not need any other test, unless there is a more recent incident during which you may have been exposed to HIV. You can definitely rely on the result of the test.... Read more »

HIV EIA test and Immunosuppressants

I've been on Fluoxetine, Prothiaden and Thioril tablets for depression for almost 9 months... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update: HIV Counseling and Testing Using Rapid Tests -- United States, 1995

Approximately 25 million persons each year in the United States are tested for antibody to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Publicly funded counseling and testing (CT) programs conduct approximately 2.5 million ofthese tests each year. CT can... Read more »
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HIV Testing

Table of Contents What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Tests: Questions/Answers

What has been the routine test for HIV antibody testing? The standard screening test for antibody to HIV is the enzyme immunoasssay (EIA), which iswidely used in the United States and around the world. This test requires serum or plasma, so ablood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
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40 hiv duo, 84 EIA, 97 combo test neg.

Posted by longlife, 1 Reply
40 days later, the duo screw hiv ab / ag neg.
84 days after HIV 1/2 EIA neg.
97 days later, the combo HIV 1/2 neg.

Do I need another test?
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Is this the EIA test? "coccidioides ab, igG, EIA"

Posted by mbz, 1 Reply
If "coccidioides ab,igG, EIA is in fact the 1st HIV test done on my girlfriends lab. Those results have an observed value of 0.000. If that is indeed the EIA test, Why would they do a Western Blot test if those results did not show anything? Only... Read more »

How reliable is the EIA test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Started having some symptoms after unprotective, insertive vaginal sex with a risky woman years ago. Small red spots on ankles and elsewhere that look a lot like KS to me. They aren't going away. Anyway, got an EIA test and it came back negative.... Read more »

testing and EIA generation

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I was doing a little research into the type of EIA I had and found out it was 3rd generation. What are the benefits of a 3rd generation test? Are there any drawbacks? What is the best generation of EIA? Also I'm not sure if my test... Read more »