Elisa

What is Elisa?

It is Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.It is the 1st screening test employed for AIDS.It has high sensitivity. ELISA TEST can be performed to evaluated presence of antigen , or presence of antibodies in sample.

Questions and answers on "Elisa"

Im begining to worry about fingering a CSW with a cuticle on my finger ( NO SEX ).. Its almost 7 months now and all of a sudden im begining to worry .. Am i at risk for HIV

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can get tested for HIV

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for posting your query.

Though just fingering does not pose you at much of a risk, but there is a possible if there was any skin discontinuation on the finger.

Thus the first step would be to get ELISA test done for HIV. Next course...

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when I give my blood sample for testing Elisa hiv, how long would it take for the report to be ready?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be ready on te same day!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

ELISA is a rapid test and should be ready as soon as possible. It may take longer for quality control but 24hours is good enough unless otherwise stated by the laboratory officials.

I hope this...

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Hi, I'm male 29 yrs. Had unprotected oral sex with female age 40 days ago. Tested negative on HIV Elisa. Shall I also go for Western Bolt. I am feeling week since 30 days. Or there are any other tests that needs to be done along with Western bolt?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can go for western blot

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

You can go for western blot test. However, please wait for 12 weeks or 3 months after the exposure to get the test done.

You are negative for HIV ELISA. Most likely you will be negative for western blot test as well.

No, once you...

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Hi I had unprotected sex with my friend she is married and I went for PCT DNA test after 31 days of my exposure and Tridot test after 84 days of exposure and ELISA test after 124 days of exposure and all are resulted as negative.is these results indicates out of risk or any risk involved further please explain

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No risk of HIV.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Gajula,

Welcome to HCM.

You had unprotected sex with your friend but PCT DNA at 31st day, Tridot at 84 days and ELISA after 124 days all are negative then there is no risk of HIV and you are absolutely safe because window period also varies...

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It is said that ELISA test for detection of HIV/AIDS done after six or nine months does not give 100% true result. After how long should it be done to get a 100% true result? Is it true that ELISA test does not ever give 100% true report and that is why we have to do a Western Blot test?

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ELISA TEST OR CARD TEST OR SPOT TEST DONE BY 03 DIFFERENT KIT OR 03 TIMES REPEATED FROM DIFFERENT SAMPLE OF SAME PATIENT AFTER 06 MOTHS OF EXPOSURE OF HIV (2 OUT OF 3) SUCH TEST IF NEGATIVE MEANS YOUR ARE HIV NEGATIVE BUT FOR BETTER ASSURANCE YOU CAN REPEAT IS AFTER 6 AND 12 MONTHS ,HERE NO...

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I am scared I have hiv, I had intercourse with a sex worker with a condom in bali, and I have two elisa tests come back negative....one at 4 weeks one at six weeks. But I have upper back/middle back aches and soreness, also, soreness in my legs, and sometimes my ankles feel tender and stiff... I am really worried, I can't think about anything else.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Chances of HIV transmission is nil.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for query. I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query.
Welcome to health care magic. I have gone through the details and can make out your anxiety.

If the intercourse is protected the chances of transmission of...

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Hi

Last 1 week onwards I am suffering with rashes on/off on legs, sore throat ,fever on/off and joint pains also there.last 2 days onwards joint pains are less.i did hiv elisa 1&2 antibodies test on this friday the result was non-reactive am I suffering with hiv?

If I'm not hiv why I am getting symptoms?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Tell me in detail about the exposure.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Qaglowqa,

Welcome to HCM.

The symptoms you had might be due to some viral infection but non specific for HIV and ELISA test is also negative then nothing to worry about HIV but tell me in detail about the risky exposure so...

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i had dna pcr test on 40th day and elisa 4th generation on 33rd day and same 4th generation on 21st day and results were non reactive and negative.now what are my chances of positive

its not rna pcr its dna pcr qualitative and same 4th generation elisa tests on 21 and 33 days iam getting married next month i dont want to take any chances but will test on 90th day but cant hide my anxiety

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No need to get so anxious.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Arshad,

Welcome back and thanks for follow-up.

DNA PCR is also conclusive so no need to take so much of tension and you can definitely go ahead with your marriage plans because there is no risk of HIV. You need to get tested after 90...

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I have had multiple hiv test, I had the elisa 4th genration at 28 days post exposure, 60 days, and I also had a CMIA test at 96 days post exposure....all these results were negative. I am still worried that I have hiv.


My stool has been very dark the last couple days almost black. Is this hiv???

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Free from HIV.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX

Welcome to HCM.

ELISA 4th generation test at 28 and 60 days along with CMIA test at 96 days all are negative then nothing to worry at all as these results are 100% conclusive and you are absolutely safe or risk free from HIV without any...

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Hi,
I had my last sexual exposure 3 days back. I used condom but I kept having intercourse for about half minute even after ejaculation. While taking off the condom there was a stretch but I did not notice any breakage on it. Do I have any risk of HIV infection? Shall I get tested?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
If you have doubt about breakage of condom get HIV tests done .

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you had protected sex but you are doubtful about the breakage of condom and worried about acquiring HIV.

Based on the...

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Recent questions on  Elisa

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hi its vara recently i got test done montoux add elisa both and 1 year back also mine dr ask for this montoux done it was postive she said u might hv uteres tb and i didnt paid attention to it now montoux 2nd report also says positive but elisa test says negative mine physician asked me to note temperature for 1 week plz tell me what it is i had pain in mine left side of mine chest so i had xray also done its says its clear

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i have made sex with one lady on 8 th oct , then afterwards i fill very bad, &got tested for rapid hiv test for both of us on 8 th nov, its comes nagative , again i had done Elisa test for both after 6 weaks, its also come negative, pl tell me how i came out of situtation

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Hi Doctor, My exposure date - 22nd Dec 2016 - Kissing , touching cheeks , neck of girl of unknown hiv or std s status. - Nude bath in shower and kissing her while bathing and touched her vagina from hand.No Fingering inside. - Sucked and licked...

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Dear Doctor In my recent annual health check up my SGPT and SGOT values came very high. SGPT is more than 100 and SGOT is more than 200. But last year both were less than 40. Consulting Doctor asked me to do HCV Tri Dot and HBSAG/ Australian...

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FOR XXXXXXX PATHOLOGIST OR MICROBIOLOGIST ONLY - i got tested myself with HIV COMBO CMIA test at 85 days, 98 days and 112 days. The readings were 0.13, 0.14, 0.17 respectively. 1. Is CMIA Combo test reliable in India? How accurate it is in XXXXXXX...

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i made sex with prositute the girl age was around 17. when i was making sex with that girl my condom tear when i was insert first TIME , then i washed my point by using soap this was happend one year before after 3 months i was taken some test on 21-3-2011 -VDRL , HIV ANTIBODY(I&II)ELISA :- CAME NEGATIVE CUTTOFF:-0.235 and after 6 month i have tested again as per doctor advice 2) 19-9-2011 I WAS TAKEN SAME TEST RESULT CAME NEGATIVE. i have motion problem for past 15 yr after food i feel motion is coming like that. for past 6 month my motion is coming 4 times per day. first 2 time motion is normal 3 rd time my motion is coming liquid +solid.

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