ELISA

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ELISA

[ə′līz·ə or ¦ē¦el¦ī¦es′ā]
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The Company also developed the only FDA approved rapid antibody test for hepatitis C, the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test, and the first FDA approved rapid test for HIV, the OraQuick ADVANCE HIV-1/2 Antibody Test.
The VetScan Canine Ehrlichia Antibody Test Kit integrates a patented method of detecting antibodies reactive to outer membrane proteins of the Ehrlichia bacteria.
If the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test is used, the outcome is reported as reactive or nonreactive.
In comparison, ultrasensitive p24 antigen testing identified 15 of 17 (88% sensitivity), standard p24 antigen testing identified 12 of 16 (75% sensitivity) and discordant rapid antibody tests identified 7 of 21 (33% sensitivity).
Children with acute infectious mononucleosis were diagnosed by symptoms, >10% atypical lymphocytes, and a positive heterophile antibody test.
However, had this woman been screened earlier in her pregnancy, before she contracted herpes, her antibody test would have been negative; then we would have asked her partner to be screened, and his test would have been positive.
In STARHS, persons who have tested positive with the usual antibody test have a portion of their serum saved for a second antibody test, deliberately made less sensitive (it is sometimes called the "detuned assay").
The adrenal antibody test is widely available and costs $60-$100.
We appreciate Dr Tetrault's concern that the heterophile antibody test must have sufficient sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing infectious mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
He adds that antibody tests alone never prove anything.
The majority of these cases were diagnosed and reported before the first HIV antibody test was licensed in 1985.
HIV testing program directors who have noted any problems or who have concerns over the performance of the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test in their particular settings should report these concerns to OraSure Technologies at telephone 800-672-7873.