What Is The Name Of Different Hiv Tests
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North Carolina HIV/AIDS Service Organization to Continue Under Different Name Following Funding LossesThe oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in Charlotte, N.C., will continue to provide services under a different name after Friday, despite earlier reports that it was on the verge of closing, the Charlotte Observer reports. Although officials... Read more »
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Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize ConfidentialityGeorgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. However, AIDS advocates... Read more »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesDiagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineThe test detects the presence of antibodies to HIV which will be detectable in all infants born to HIV infected mothers at birth as the mother's antibodies are transferred to the baby through the placenta. However, a positive antibody test in... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI don't know the answer to that question.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineNo, you need a specific HIV blood test to determine whether you have HIV infection.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI know I should know this, but with the stress I've been feeling, and all the different test names - are some of them called by different names or short/long names? I mean, I've run across (at least as far as viral):
Then, there's... Read more »
Posted by JillianB, 2 RepliesIs one type of HIV test any more accurate than the other? I had a rapid test done (not the oral one, the one that uses a blood sample, sorry I don't know the name) at 7 weeks and plan to have the same test done at 13 weeks. I just read a post by... Read more »
Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 5 RepliesDear people,i have not tested positive.someone is posting in my name,but from now on i shall log in,to stop him.
This is the dirty work of a sick mind.why this guy anon hates me so much,i dont know.people i swear,i would not scare you.I HAVE BEEN... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi am negative but wanted to ask something.
on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA
it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?
what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »
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