What Negative Cut Off Means On Hiv Test

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why the same lab contains different cut off OD's for the elisa.

Hi Sir,I am Sr. I had sex with girl in november 2008.In 2009 june i got fever and body pains. And i took the tablets for 15 days. after seven days fever went off.At the 28 june I went for total body checkup. At that time hiv status came negative.In...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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North Shore University Hospital
...HIV based on your past possible exposure. 5) No medication for a cold or fever would not interfere with the results of the HIV test.Best,Joe Read more »

HIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2... Read more »
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