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My ELISA HIV test came up negative after 1month exposure. How accurate is this test?

My ELISA HIV test came up negative after 1month exposure. How accurate is this test?

90%: There's a period of time after a person is infected during which they won't test positive. This is called the “hiv window period.” The window period can be from 9 days to 3-6 months, depending on the person's body and on the HIV-test that's used. ...Read more

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Campylobacter (Definition)

caused by campylobacter jejuni.with abdominal pain fever diarrhea and blood in the stools requires an exam ,stoolexam and culture ...Read more


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What tests are used to identify campylobacter jejuni?

What tests are used to identify campylobacter jejuni?

Campylobacter jejuni: is identified by testing stool. The tests done are cultures (growing the bacteria) and enzyme assays. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is campylobacter jejuni contageous?

I wanted to know is campylobacter jejuni contageous?

Yes,but: The stool of warm blooded animals is a common reservoir of this germ. It is often found in day care setting s and may be passed from contaminated stool. ...Read more

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What does the word "jejuni" in "campylobacter jejuni" mean?

What does the word "jejuni" in "campylobacter jejuni" mean?

Location: Some germs carry names for the part of the system where they are commonly found. The jejunum is a section of the small intestine where this germ can be found. ...Read more

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Is campylobacter jejuni contagious?

Yes, but: It is more likely to come from an infected animal such as poultry than from another person infected with it. ...Read more

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What exactly is the campylobacter jejuni?

Diarrhea inducing...: Campylobacter jejuni is a bacterium causing diarrheal illness often associated with abdominal cramp. Diarrheal stool can be bloody. The most serious complication, especially in adults, is guillain-barre syndrome. ...Read more

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Got diagnosed of having food posioning from Campylobacter jejuni? what is it actually and what is the difference between it and salmonella?

Got diagnosed of having food posioning from Campylobacter jejuni? what is it actually and what is the difference between it and salmonella?

Bacteria: C. jejuni is a gram-negative bacteria that is often transmitted via contaminated food or water. Salmonella is also a gram-negative bacteria transmitted in a similar way but with different genetics and slightly different makeup but very similar. They both cause food poisoining. Keep trying to stay hydrated and I wish you the best! ...Read more

Elisa (Definition)

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) is a test that uses antibodies and color change ...Read more