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Which Test Determines Hiv

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what kinds of blood testing can determine HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What kinds of blood testing can determine HIV? i had a blood test rescently but i dont know what it is for yet. Im not sure if i have hiv or not and im just wondering if the blood test i had can determine if i have HIV eventhough i didnt get a... Read more »

The Abbott-Determine test

Posted by ubuntu, 1 Reply
Hi. I can't find information regarding the Abbott-Determine test. I got tested 1 month and result is negative. I got tested again today (2nd month), will get the results tomorrow. Questions: Is this a rapid test, much like the oral test? How... Read more »

Abbott Determine Rapid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone have information about this test? I found some online studies made in Africa, Brazil and Latin America. seems to be reliable. (aegis, medhelp and stuff...).

Is it true, this test can give reliable results in 3 months?
Why it is not FDA... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
hola the body soy mario nuevamente,
en argentina se esta haciendo hoy una cruzada por el dia inter. de la lucha contra el sida......pudiendose realizar analisis de hiv mediante el metodo rapido DETERMINE ABBOT, lamentablemente por mi lugar de... Read more »


Posted by Ngonyama, 3 Replies
Hi guys, im 22years old..i live in South Africa and was jst diagnosed in April 2011..after i was diagnosed, i was confused and didnt know what to think or where to look..i consulted a doctor and he put things into perspective fore me. Iv got a... Read more »
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Positive Elisa Indeterminate WB Negative Determine HIV Test

Dear Dr. Bob,I recently applied for an insurance policy that required me to undergo an HIV test. The results came Positive ELISA and Indeterminate Western Blot. No further details have been shared with me. I immediately took a Determine HIV 1-2 Test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent; consequently, your chances of being HIV infected are essentially nonexistent as well.A reactive (positive) screening ELISA plus an indeterminate WB is considered an overall indeterminate... Read more »

HIV Determine rapid test at 93 days

Dear Doc Good Day,I have done rapid HIV 1 and HIV 2 at 93 days after unportected encounter.It came back negative is the test conclusive or i have to test again....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This is conclusive.DW... Read more »

Positive Determine HIV1-2 test

I took a Determine HIV 1/2 test yesterday. The first one (administered by a professional) came out negative. Since I had access to the test strips, I took another one on my own just for the fun of it, and it came out Positive. I took the third one...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I'm guessing that the tests you self-administered are false positives and that your confirmatory testing will show that. I would encourage you test in the future under a provider's guidance or make sure you are using a test... Read more »

Accuracy of Determine HIV 1&2 Rapid HIV antibody test

I had protected sex with an HIV positive prostitute in Nigeria on the 6th of August,2011. i discovered she was positive that same day we had sex. I experience several symptoms afterwards. they are as follows:1. Chills a week after exposure2. burning...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I am pretty sure that you don't have HIV. If you remain skeptical you can pursue getting an HIV RNA PCR test that looks for the virus itself. They are expensive. There are other infections one can catch during sex. I would be screened for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Entering Labor Should Be Given Rapid HIV Test to Determine Treatment to Prevent Vertical HIV Transmission, Study Says

Women entering labor whose HIV status is unknown should be given a rapid HIV test to determine whether treatment is necessary to reduce the likelihood of mother-to-child transmission, according to a study to be published in the July 14 issue of the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Determinants of Recent HIV Testing Among Sexually Active Men Who Have Sex With Men in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Missouri, 2008

Men who have sex with men comprise the majority of new HIV diagnoses in the St. Louis metropolitan area, and "[CDC] recommends HIV testing at least annually for sexually active MSM," noted the study authors, who examined prevalence and factors... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Future Studies Needed to Determine If "Test and Treat" Approach Could "End HIV Pandemic Within 50 Years," Researchers Say

In a Journal of the American Medical Association commentary piece , Anthony Fauci and Carl Dieffenbach of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases explore results from a WHO mathematical model study that found universal,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Test Helps Researchers Determine Incidence, Whether Prevention Strategies Work

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a new HIV test, called the Limiting Antigen Avidity Enzyme Immunoassay, that can tell whether a person contracted the virus within the last 141 days, "hugely important information... Read more »