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Which test is better for Hiv MEIA or ELISA ?

Which test is better for Hiv MEIA or ELISA .I also want to know that a TONIK of iron to reduse the blod in to the body can effect the hiv test result. Plz help realy need ANSWER.and Sorry for my english misstecs.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Apr 2011
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Hi welcome to health care magic........
HIV MEIA or ELISA both are equally effective tests.
Iron tonics do not affect the results of the test.
HIV ELISA is commonly done . you can repeat the test after 6 months if you have been exposed to any high risk behaviour.
If positive on ELISA , the confirmatory test is western blot test.
Answered: Sun, 22 May 2011
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