What Is The Name Of The Test To Diagnose The AIDS Virus
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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 »
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 »
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My name is Joe and I have known that I was HIV+ for 12 years now.
I had been with my lover for a year when I began to have
symptoms. I went to the Dr with swollen lymph nodes and a "chest
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieshi my name is chuck and I have been hiv+ since feb 98. I went to
the emergency room at the local hospital because of breathing
problems. the diagnosis was pneumonia, thats when the aids test
was given.... Read more »
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