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How Long Does Hiv Take To Show Up On A Blood Donor Test
HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
I have become a blood donor. Would liver disease show in tests done on my blood prior to donation?
Can a patient receiving multiple blood and plasma transfusions test positive for THC if the blood donor had recently used marijauna?
Ive had crampy feelings above my navel for3 MONTHS but no pain at night and a bit of lower back ache iam a blood donor and they take my blood ok thank?
A blood donor suspected case of hep c got 2 anti HCV test done 1. Value 0.06(cut off 1.00) 2. Value 0.869(cut off 0.361) sgot 33 sgpt 35.Advice?
HCV viral load: His doctor can request for a qualitative pcr test to determine if the virus is in his bloodstream. More specifically, a test called quantitative pcr or ddna test can check for presence of hep c virus and to figure out the person's viral load (the amount of hep c virus in a measurement of blood). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How blood donations are screened against HIV-2? Can modern screening methods catch HIV-2 if donor is in his acute period (i.e 14 days after exposure)
My partner is a regular blood donor and has frequent medical check ups. Does this imply that he is stis safe?
Not necessarily: If a person is a voluntary blood donor should know how to prevent high risk behavior that may jeopardize his or her health and the blood to be transfused. Blood tests are performed to confirm that the donor has not been exposed to possible transfusion transmitted diseases, but there is always a chance of having a false negative result if the exposure to a disease is recent(days or weeks). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessary: Type ab is the rarest blood type. It is the only "universal recipient" meaning those with type ab can accept type o, type a, type b and type ab without reactions. The only people who type ab's can donate to are their fellow type ab's, but if you are type ab you can accept anyone's blood! ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus is also known as HIV/AIDS. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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