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Filaria Igg4 Ab Elisa
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
I had a protected sex with sex-worker.After 16days the test:
can i be sure? The accuracy?
HIV PCR (-) at 2 wks and 4 months, Elisa 4thGen Ab/Ag (-) at 1,2,3,4 and 5 months, Ab immunochromatographic (-) at 6 months. Conclusive? or more test?
After 10months of an exposure, if ELISA test can't find HIV ab unless you are infected 10months ago, can p24 or ag test identify the infection 100%?
With todays ultra sensitive modern ELISA tests, what use is the western blot for hiv? A few months ago i received a weakly reactive cmia HIV ag/ab test, a 4th generation HIV combo test, and this was followed by a negative western blot and a negative p24 t
False-positives: Screening tests are designed to be highly sensitive so they don't miss anyone with the disease. However, they can be so sensitive that they occasionally give a false-positive result. That is, the test appears positive for someone without the disease. The western blot, being time consuming and extra cost, is only used to make sure a positive is really a positive. Talk with your doc for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fingernails turning blue i had 40 times Elisa hiv1/2 ab test negative, CMIA ag/ab at 9.5 months negative after an unprotected sex, your comment plz?
HIV, Elisa + january to july. WB New Lav Blot - in march. Cobas Taqman RNA - in march. Rapid tests for Ab - jan-jul, Geenius Confirmatory assay - july?
Dear doctor, i went for HIV elisa/eia ab/ag combo at 4 weeks post exposure which came back negative, is this conclusive?
Is CMIA AG/AB at 9.5 months of exposure and 9 months ELISA hiv1/2 all negative.. is it enough although my symptoms? red spots, headache white tongue
See your doctor: I read your question, and then your procedures and the times do not agree. The difference between 9 months and 77 days is huge. A negatve HIV test at 6 months would be definative. A true exposure to HIV would prompt prophylactic treatment of HIV and your doctor can help you decide about that ...Read more
I took an oral sex &my semen explosion in her mouth on 3/8. I did 2 ag/ab Elisa tests after 33 days $ 45 days, result negative.
Chance to get HIV?
Elisa Testing: In my experience elisa testing is an antibody test for a viral infection. The test itself, if it is a rapid type of test, should tell you if you are infected with that virus. If the test is not rapid then you may have to wait till the lab reports the results to know the answer. Do not be afraid. If the test is positive there are some very good specialists in the la area that will help you. ...Read more