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What does non reactive HIV 1/2 eia screen mean?

What does non reactive HIV 1/2 eia screen mean?

HIV negative: That at this moment you are HIV negative. This means that up to three to six months ago you had no exposure to the HIV virus. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Hiv (Definition)

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


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I just had an HIV 1/2 eia antibody screen w/ reflexes. Can you explain how this test works? Are there any better tests?

I just had an HIV 1/2 eia antibody screen w/ reflexes. Can you explain how this test works? Are there any better tests?

Viral Testing: To test for many infections we look for antibodies (your body's reaction to something new or foreign). In the case of HIV infection these antibodies can take three to six months to be positive on a test. This old fashioned test is a reliable and common screening tool. But, it is not the best test if one is possibly exposed. We now send HIV genetic tests which can be positive by day 21 post expos. ...Read more

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I took a HIV-1/2 Fourth Generation test and the results were reactive. Week later my HIV RNA, QL TMA came back negative. What does this mean?

I took a HIV-1/2 Fourth Generation test and the results were reactive. Week later my HIV RNA, QL TMA came back negative. What does this mean?

HIV test: A positive HIV 4th generation test and negative HIV RNA (viral load) could mean a false positive test, or an erroneus lab result. The test should be repeated in a few weeks. ...Read more

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What does a nonreactive/neg HIV 1/2 AG/AB 4th GEN/RFL mean? Why does it say it does not exclude HIV and that seroconversion is variable?

What does a nonreactive/neg HIV 1/2 AG/AB 4th GEN/RFL mean? Why does it say it does not exclude HIV and that seroconversion is variable?

For the lawyers: Nobody knows how often the new HIV tests turn positive "late" because nobody really knows who's done what other risky stuff and not told about it. I'd accept negative / nonreactive results if the usual time frame for the test has lapsed, be thankful for good health, love safely from now on, and share the memory of whatever happened as something to be treasured. ...Read more

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I had 7 hiv duo test at 3rd 4th 6th 8th 12.7th 13.3 th 15th 1) antiobdy 9.5 week 1) hiv 1 rna pcr qualitative at 14.5 week All -Non reactive hiv?

I had 7 hiv duo test at 3rd 4th 6th 8th 12.7th 13.3 th 15th 1) antiobdy 9.5 week 1) hiv 1 rna pcr qualitative at 14.5 week All -Non reactive hiv?

Stop testing!: You have been seriously overtested for HIV. The duo test is always positive within 4 weeks of infection. Every test after that was superfluous and a waste of money. It is past time to move on without further worry about it. ...Read more

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I'm concern I had labs drawn and one of the test hiv-1 antibody value <1.00 and range <1.00 but the result says "negative". What doea this mean?

I'm concern I had labs drawn and one of the test hiv-1 antibody value <1.00 and range <1.00 but the result says "negative". What doea this mean?

Negative: You have a negative HIV test. "<" means "less than." the "range" means the result you would expect in someone without HIV infection (less than 1.00), which is also your result. That's why your test is negative. ...Read more

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Is ELISA test for HIV 1 & 2 antibodies conclusive after 8-9 weeks of exposure? Does NON-REACTIVE mean NEGATIVE?

ELISA for HIV: The ELISA test is not conclusive after any amount of time. The ELISA is a screening test and if it comes back positive, a Western blot will need to be done. Non-reactive is a good thing to be and it does mean that you are negative for HIV virus. Although there is a window period when you can have the HIV virus but still have a nonreactive result. Another test may be needed in that case. Suerte ...Read more

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CMIA 4th gen antibody screening test (not antigen) for hiv 1 & 2 @50 days is 0.15 non reactive. Is antibody screening without antigen accurate @7thweek?

Conclusive at 6+ wk: Official advice by many agencies is that stand-alone HIV antibody tests are not conclusive until 3 months. However, with the modern tests in current use, including the test you had, the results actually are conclusive any time 6 or more weeks after exposure. Feel free to have another test at 3 months if another negative result will help you get beyond your fears. But I really isn't necessary. ...Read more

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Fourth generation HIV test detect rare subtypes or rare groups of HIV 1 and 2?

Fourth generation HIV test detect rare subtypes or rare groups of HIV 1 and 2?

Please Clarify: Why do you keep asking about HIV subtypes that have never once been found in Mexico? What is your persistent worry about this? It makes not sense unless you have been exposed directly to someone from Cameroon or have been in some isolated parts of Africa. ...Read more

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What is a 4th generation HIV 1/2 blood test?

HIV test: It is a test to see if one has been infected with HIV. ...Read more

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I went for HIV 1/2 & p24 Combo test (CMIA) Test on 32nd day after HIV exposure and result was non reactive. 1). How much I can trust these result?

I went for HIV 1/2 & p24 Combo test (CMIA) Test on 32nd day after HIV exposure and result was non reactive. 1). How much I can trust these result?

100%: The combo (antibody-antigen) HIV tests are 100% conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after the last possible exposure. You definitely do not have HIV and don't need any further tests. ...Read more

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Hiv 1 & 2 abs non reactive after 82 days...Is it safe?

HIV testing: Nope. That test is not valid until three to six months after exposure. ...Read more

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Hiv 1/2 eia non reactive at 8 weeks and again at 23 weeks. How confident should I be that I'm HIV negative?

Hiv 1/2 eia non reactive at 8 weeks and again at 23 weeks. How confident should I be that I'm HIV negative?

6 months window: Depending on the time of exposure about 6 months window for seroconversion is usually sufficient. However if exposure has significant extending testing to one year may be more reassuring. ...Read more

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I went for HIV test which is HIV 1/2 & p24 Combo test (CMIA) on 32 and 41 day of my last exposure, report says non reactive. Is this 100% conclusive?

Nearly so: For a definitive answer you should get a HIV nucleic acid test done at 12 weeks after the exposure. If that is negative that will essentially rule out HIV infection. Even the combo test, if negative at 12 weeks would be strong evidence against the infection. ...Read more

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Report value result is cut of index 0.553 reference range cut of index 0.90 non reactive negative for HIV 1 and HIV 2 what is meaning of 0.553 n 0.90?

Antibody Testing: This sounds like a good question. This is the way antibody testing is reported by labs when searching for viral infections.

If the antibody response is not acute enough one is not considered to be infected.

Any further testing in this case should be based upon risk and recent experience. One can also be tested by searching for the genetic material of the HIV virus instead of antibody testing. ...Read more

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Hi. Tested for HIV 1/2/0 and p24 ag separately on 77th day= negative...They gave me an index of 0.449 for my p24.Is that worrisome or just non reactive?

HIV: There are several different products designed to measure the presence of p24 antigen and do not know what the parameters are since do not know what test was performed. The best measure would be to do an HIV RNA pcr, or your antibody titers will often be positive by now. ...Read more

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Hi I had HIV 1&2 lab test and the results are non reactive (0.347) cutt off rate is 1.0 test performed my ECLIA, I m so worried is it higher. Please help me?

Likely negative: ELISA is highly accurate, almost 99%. So please be reassured. Repeat the test in four weeks or so to ensure it remains negative. If you have not been sick with a fever, rash, sore throat, enlarged glands, chills, night sweats etc. In the last two months, then the risk of being infected in last two months is even lower. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I had my tests done and they came out negative, serology HIV 1/2 result negative negative does this mean I'm clean?

Impossible: You did not share with us what tests and when they were taken in relation to the exposure you are concerned about. Your question is impossible to answer. I am sorry. ...Read more

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Is 28 day result conclusive timing for a HIV neg test - 4th gen duo (HIV 1 & 2 incl P24)? On web and Dr's on health tap, conflicting responses.

HIV test: The 4th generation (antigen-antibody) HIV blood tests are almost always conclusive by 28 days and for sure by 6 weeks after the last possible exposure. ...Read more

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I recently got my HIV test results. They are kind of scientific. Can anyone explain these in english for me? Hiv 1/o/2 abs-index value <1.00 <1.00 hiv 1/o/2 abs, qual non reactive non reactive

I recently got my HIV test results. They are kind of scientific. Can anyone explain these in english for me? Hiv 1/o/2 abs-index value <1.00 <1.00 hiv 1/o/2 abs, qual non reactive non reactive

HIV: These results show that you do not have antibodies to hiv. This does not necessarily mean that you are free of disease, since it may take varying durations of time from infection to seropositivity. But these results are quite normal. ...Read more

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Can a non reactive. 08 HIV 1&2 CMIA Ag Ab P24 duo result @ 56 days PE turn positive @ 12 weeks? WBC-6000 & lymph % 39. Thanks!

Conclusive, no HIV: That HIV test is conclusive. It cannot later become positive if you are not reexposed. The blood count result normal and is meaningless in regard to HIV; if HIV is your only concern, the blood count should not have been done. ...Read more

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What is HIV 1 and how does one get it?

It is HIV: Hiv is human immunodeficiency virus--type 1 or 2...Does not matter which type...It is transmitted via sexual/vaginal/anal intercourses, needle sticks/sharing, and mom-child transmission during pregnancy/birth (vertical transmission)...Kissing and simple touching does not transmit the disease... ...Read more

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Please explain what does HIV 1/2 negative mean?

Good news: There are 2 main viruses that cause AIDS. HIV-1 and HIV-2. I guess scientists couldn't think of any better names! Mostly in the U.S. and the rest of the world, HIV-1 is the most common virus. In Western Africa they have some HIV-2 infections. Your test, which is negative! - tested you for both viruses, on the very rare chance you could have gotten HIV-2 infection. Make sure going forward 2B safe! ...Read more

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Could one infected with both hiv-1 and hiv-2 at a time?

Yes: Infection with either hiv-1 or hiv-2 is not protective against a superimposed infection by the other virus. So in theory, yes, one could get both in one individual. Hiv-2 is fairly uncommon in the us so infection with it is unlikely. ...Read more

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Is 28 day result conclusive timing for a HIV neg test - 4th gen duo (HIV 1 & 2 inc P24)? On web and this forum, conflicting communications.

Negative not: Definitive. A positive result would be definitive but a negative one, this soon after exposure does not rule out infection. Repeat the test a 12 weeks and 6 months after exposure.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Asking for a friend. Cd4 1180, 49%. Hiv-1 3203 copies/ml and log units 3.51ml. What does this mean? Friend was diagnosed with HIV 10 years ago.

HIV positive: Your friend has HIV and is either not on medication to suppress the virus or the medication they are on is not working. Their immune function with a t cell count of 1180 and 49% of the lymphs is very good. An HIV viral load of 3203 copies/ml is low, but present. This test, the HIV viral load is to get to undetectable levels with medication. ...Read more

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Negative HIV test at 8 weeks (4th Gen, HIV 1&2 Abs/p24 Ag). Can I relax?

Never relax: Be thankful that you are not infected with HIV from your adventure eight weeks ago, but never take a risk like that again. ...Read more

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HIV 1&2 P24 Combo (CMIA) test done on 13th day. Index value is 0.1 and non reactive. Symptoms. White patches on tongue so far. How reliable is my test?

Pretty reliable: This test result is about 80-90% reliable in showing you did not catch HIV 13 days previously. Have another test at 4 weeks to be 100% certain. It is much too soon for "white patches" on your tongue to be due to a new HIV infection; they have nothing to do with HIV or your possible exposure to it. ...Read more

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HIV 1&2 P24 combo 13th day. Index value 0.1&non-reactive. Oral Candiasis (tongue) on14th day. Is this ARS? No other symptoms so far. How reliable is test?

Very reassuring: I think this is a duplicate question, same answers. Oral candida is not likely (not the same as white coated tongue). But even if candida, it is too soon for it to be from an HIV infection caught only 2 weeks previously, and is never the only sign of ARS. Your test is about 90% conclusive that you don't have HIV. Have another combo test at 4 weeks to be certain, but in meantime really no worries. ...Read more

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Is HIV 1/2 antibody combo (cmia) test as accurate as ELISA test? Also if the combo test at 75 & repeated at 100 days concl. If they are non reactive?

Is HIV 1/2 antibody combo (cmia) test as accurate as ELISA test? Also if the combo test at 75 & repeated at 100 days concl. If they are non reactive?

HIV testing: Yes the combination of testing for p24 antigen and antibodies to HIV 1 ; 2 is quite accurate, even if done using techniques other than elisa. The negative results at >3 mos after exposure make it almost certain that you are not infected with this virus, although there have been very rare cases in which antibodies were not detected until 6 to 12 mos later. You are probably fine. ...Read more

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Would a negative hiv 1 and 2 blood test mean I definitely do not have hiv or aids from the past?

Would a negative hiv 1 and 2 blood test mean I definitely do not have hiv or aids from the past?

Yes, conclusive: The HIV blood tests are among the most accurate tests ever developed for any medical condition. If at least 3 months have passed since the last possible exposure (4 weeks for some tests), a negative result is 100% proof you don't have HIV. Once positive, the tests stay positive for life; there are no exceptions. All the standard tests in the US detect HIV2 as well as HIV1. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more