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Sensitivity &: Specificity. Inital screening tests, usually immunoassays are set at high sensitivity and have some false positive results. Confirmatory tests have high specificity, but are not suitable as screening tests. ...Read more
Lab Usually more: Accurate. Lab tests are generally more accurate than home tests. Lab also has the means to get confirmatory testing on samples that test positive on screen. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Chemiluminescence is an indicator in many immuno- assays. It is not a test per se. ...Read more
Yes: This.is an important class of labs used for a variety of purposes. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Diabetic measure.: The HgbA1C is a measure reflective of your degree of diabetic control in the long term. It essentially represents a three month average of your fingersticks, as if you took a fingerstick every minute, night and day, eating and fasting, for three months straight and then averaged them all. Technically, it's the percentage of red blood cells that have glucose attached to them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Syphilis Serology (Chemiluminescence Immunoassay) accurate even if someone had been infected for say 10 years?
Death: Death would have insued if someone had syphilis that long. Syphilis is not a static infection. It is progressive and neurosyphilis would have killed a patient long before ten years. ...Read more
How good is the enhanced chemiluminscence immunoassay to detect HIV antibodies after 14 months. If the result is negative is it conclusive.?
Should I go for chemiluminescence immunoassay test after testing negative for DNA PCR for HIV1&2 after 90 days?
No: You should be thankful for good health. You should be thankful that you gave and received love, however imperfect it may have been -- human love always is. You should be proud to be a man. You should embrace life and love responsibly. And unless Dad is a total fool, maybe you and he can have another good talk. ...Read more
What does =1= the PSA assay is a direct chemiluminometric immunoassay manufactured by Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics mean too me please help ?
Manufacturer: This is simply a reference to the company manufacturing the test kit used by the lab ...Read more
Which specimen is require for direct fluorescent antibody and immunoassay test for detecting c.Trachcomatis?
I had HIV EIA (enzyme immunoassay) testing done and it has been non-reactive. What else could be causing the P41 Band (IgG & IgM) to be positive?
Test name PSA screen 0.18. Next blank spot has =1=.... Free tv 1.18.. TSH 1.863.. Comments =1=the PSA is a direct chemiluminometric immunoassay mean?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab results are normal. ...Read more
HSV 1 positive through blood test =[LIAISON assay using chemiluminescence immunoassay (CLIA) tech.] Index=1.47, how likely is it false positive?
Hiv 1/2 blood analysis:
-antibodies and p24 antigen (chemiluminescence): reactive-2, 741
- IgG antibodies (enzyme immunoassay):nonreactive
in this case, is HIV infection accurate?
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