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What Is Anti Hiv-1 Hiv-2 O Eia

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Hi, I recently rec'vd my HIV test results and the results indicated: NONREACTIVE [NR] What does this mean, the test was performed by-Bayer Centaur Chemiluminescence...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,How is it possible for a physician or clinic to order an HIV test for someone and then not explain what the result actually means??? That just doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me. "Nonreactive" means that anti-HIV antibodies... Read more »

HIV EIA test

Dr. Brian: I was going through your forums for which I found this question which you can say can... Read more »

EIA reactive - WB negative - RNA viral load undetectable

Hi, I am trying to determine the likelihood that i am infected with HIV. I had a first test... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Methadone Interactions With Anti-HIV Drugs, Medications for Opportunistic Infections and Psychiatric Drugs

Because many medications for HIV and for the prevention of opportunistic infections are broken down by the same liver enzymes that metabolize (break down) methadone, these drugs may cause changes in the way you respond to your methadone dose. Some... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anti-HIV Gel Shows Promise in Large-Scale Study in Women

An investigational vaginal gel intended to prevent HIV infection in women has demonstrated encouraging signs of success in a clinical trial conducted in Africa and the United States. Findings of the recently concluded study, funded by the National... Read more »
Housing Works

Rep. Lee to Introduce Anti-HIV Criminalization Bill

Thirty-four states and two U.S. territories have statutes that penalize HIV exposure. A new bill could put an end to HIV criminalization laws that impose cruel and unfair penalties on people with HIV. U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil Expands Its Anti-AIDS Program

Brazil will expand its free HIV treatment program to include people who have a CD4 cell count of 500 or less, Ronaldo Hallal of the Health Ministry's STD department announced on Wednesday. At least 35,000 more patients will benefit from Brazil's... Read more »
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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 »

2nd Generation EIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To answer a previous question by Jackie Blue as to why there isn't a 2nd Generation EIA: There actually is, it used Synthetic Peptides to detect antibodies. However due to it's inconsistency it has been shelved a long time ago. The use of the 1st... Read more »

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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Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
whats the difference between the 2 tests? i had a rapid hiv test (suds -elisa) at 52 days (7weeks and 2 days) after a nonprotected sex encounter that dealt with precum in my vagina from a guy (dont know status) and the rapid test was negative -thank... Read more »