HIV antibody

HIV antibody

A self antibody specifically directed against one or more proteins or antigens on the surface of HIV, which may be minimally protective against HIV
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Six blood cultures were sterile, and an HIV antibody test result was negative.
Serologic tests for syphilis, Epstein-Barr virus, and HIV antibody were negative except for a p24 antigen level of 5100 pg/mL.
the manufacturer of the only urine HIV antibody tests cleared by the U.
The committee said 48,218 people underwent HIV antibody tests in 1999, while 103,260 consulted with doctors about possible HIV infection.
To evaluate the US Public Health Service recommendations for the use of zidovudine to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV, we tested the residual eluate remaining after HIV antibody testing of newborn DBSs.
Like HIV antibody testing, the new test is based on the concept that only people who are exposed to a given virus will develop antibodies to that virus.
Many people who test positive for the HIV antibody are asymptomatic (symptom-free) for years.
The authors wrongly contend that the HIV antibody test is plagued by false positives.
Yet hospitalized patients, like any other persons, should be asked to consent before having blood drawn to determine their HIV antibody status.
its oral adjunctive -HIV therapy; wins research grant for an HIV antibody
HIV antibody tests unreliable for early infections in teens.
9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new HIV antigen-antibody combination assay, currently available in Europe, can be useful for high- volume screening to identify individuals with acute HIV infection, who would be missed by traditional HIV antibody tests, according to research presented by Johns Hopkins University, Abbott and others at the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).