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Cotinine Elisa Kit
See below: It is good that it is negative but it is too soon to exclude HIV. Get a HIV nucleic acid test and if that is negative at 6 months after exposure that would essentially exclude HIV. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
How accurate is Elisa antibody/antigen test and Alere Hiv1/Hiv2 rapid test accuracy at 14weeks past exposure?
Is hiv-1-pcr quantitative and HIV RNA PCR quantitative same tests?can DNA PCR test be quantitative?
After exposure, 3months HIV quali RNA test negative, not detected.4.5months HIV quick test and ELISA test negative.Are those tests all exclusive?
No: If positive, it will be followed up with a confirmatory test. If negative, you are almost certainly okay but if you are very worried you might be able to pay for a pcr assay, which is the gold standard. ...Read more
Very accurate: The elisa assay is one of the longest standing tests for antibodies to hiv. Positive results must be confirmed using western blot or other tests. If negative at 3 wks you should be retested at 3 and 6 months to be absolutely certain, but those latter tests are rarely positive if the 3 wk test was negative. Be safe. Have only protected sex until both partners assuredly negative, and monogamous. ...Read more
HSV 1 positive through blood test =[LIAISON assay using chemiluminescence immunoassay (CLIA) tech.] Index=1.47, how likely is it false positive?
Tested false positive ELISA HIV test last month. Negative ifa and western blot and naat. 2 negative oraquick all 1 1/2 year post exposure. Hiv?
HIV antibody tests: No. The antibody testing that is the routine way to test for HIV is not a good test for such a time this close to exposure. But, there is the HIV pcr dna tests. These would be conclusive at four weeks. Unfortunately, this type of testing is not available as a home test. ...Read more
Pcr test negative after 12 days exposure duo lab test negative after 3 weeks eposure am i hiv free?
Is Abbott Architect(cmia method) hepatitis c antibody test more accurate than Siemens Advia Centaur hepatatis c antibody test method?
You're good: Be thankful for good health, and love safely from now on out of consideration for yourself and others, as a gentleman. You were wise to check. Get a follow-up from time to time, but the overwhelming odds are that you are not infected. Nobody even knows the false-negative rate for this because it's so low. ...Read more