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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?
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
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%?
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