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What Is Hiv 1 2 Antibody Test

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HIV-1, HIV-2, Antibody and Other Tests?

I hope you will answer my question since I do not know where else to get the answer to my situation:9 weeks ago, I had a low risk exposure (mutual masturbation that did involve some of his preseminal fluid coming into contact with my penis, no open...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

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Stanford University, School of Medicine
#1. Not commercially.#2. Yes, screening ELISA and western blot.#3. The same. Read more »

hydrocodone and HIV antibody test

Dr. Bob, You are a very nice guy. I recently got tested for HIV 1/2 antibody test. Both the... Read more »
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Rapid HIV Antibody Testing May Have Limitations in a Population With High Incidence of HIV

...Seattle and King County. This is a poster entitled "Limitations of HIV Antibody Testing in a Population with a High Incidence of HIV Infection." 1 Essentially, this is a summary of results of our HIV testing program for the last five years. ... Read more »
Duke Medicine

Duke Scientists Find Rare, Potent Antibody to HIV-1

...they are, indeed, very rare. Researchers discovered that the 2F5-like antibody was potent enough to block multiple strains of HIV in the laboratory, but researchers say they are not entirely clear if it played any part in controlling the virus... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Rapid INSTI HIV-1 Antibody Test

...Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the INSTI™ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid test for the detection of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) in human venipuncture whole blood, fingerstick blood, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

...diagnosis of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In June 2004, FDA approved an added claim for detection of HIV-2 antibodies in oral fluid and a change in the name of the device to OraQuick® Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. A... Read more »
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HIV antibodies - always detectable?

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
...I've read that the window period for most people is 3 months after exposure and the rest of the people will show antibodies at 6 months - im confused over this cause ive read that a supressed immune system will mess up results but does it mean no Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a Read more »

Could I have HIV Without Antibodies?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
About three weeks after a couple incident of unprotected oral sex with high risk women I got a 4 month long sore throat, sever fatigue, and lymph node swelling. This was followed by a continuation of and frequent sore throats and sinus infections,... Read more »