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My ELISA HIV test came up negative after 1month exposure. How accurate is this test?

My ELISA HIV test came up negative after 1month exposure. How accurate is this test?

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

Elisa (Definition)

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) is a test that uses antibodies and color change ...Read more


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What is the ELISA test?

What is the ELISA test?

Antibody test: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Commonly used to test for hiv, but has many other uses. ...Read more

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What is an elisa? I had an ELISA test, but I don't understand what it is.

What is an elisa? I had an ELISA test, but I don't understand what it is.

Radiation-free test: Elisa is a test that detects a foreign substance (antigen) or an antibody in blood. Elisa uses an enzyme bound to a 2nd antibody . In the final step the enzyme converts indicator material to a different color. The amount of color detected corresponds to the amount of antigen or antibody present. Elisa gives the same answer as rast without using radioactive radioisotopes. ...Read more

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What does the antibody concentration of ELISA signify?

What does the antibody concentration of ELISA signify?

Quantity: The lower the antibody concentration in the ELISA producing a positive result, the higher the concentration of the antibody's target being tested. ...Read more

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How accurate is an ELISA test for herpex simplex type 2?

ELiSA very accurate : While the labs may have different standards, elisa testing is done at a molecular level and often used as a means to confirm a diagnosis after a positive screening test. In other words, it's often the last word or "gold standard" in testing. ...Read more

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I am going to the doctor today to take a ELISA test. What can I expect?

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

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How reliable is an Elisa HIV bloodTEST after 12 months possible exposure?

How reliable is an Elisa HIV bloodTEST after 12 months possible exposure?

100% reliable: Completely reliable. That test result proves you don't have HIV,. assuming no exposure in the past few weeks. ...Read more

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What could cause a false positive/negative result in an ELISA immune system test?

Need more details.: You will need to tell us the type of tests involving the ELISA technique. Either false positive or false negative may mean a lab error, borderline values, or test results not corresponding with the disease condition. Each test has its own pluses and minuses. ...Read more

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Can a negative result in ELISA HSV 1/2 test ,11.5 weeks after possible exposure be considered conclusive?

Can a negative result in ELISA HSV 1/2 test ,11.5 weeks after possible exposure be considered conclusive?

More or less: Almost all people infected with HSV make antibodies by three months. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003352.htm ...Read more