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any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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Heat-mediated immune complex dissociation and enzymelinked immunosorbent assay signal amplification render p24 antigen detection in plasma as sensitive as HIV-1 RNA detection by polymerase chain reaction.
After an HIV infection, it takes about two to three weeks to detect p24 antigens.
m demonstrated no cases of villitis and a higher incidence of chorionitis in placentas from HIV-positive women and p24 antigen within trophoblastic cells, contrary to other studies.
But the new test also can distinguish acute HIV-1 infection from established HP/-i infection, if the blood specimen is positive for HIV-1 p24 antigen but negative for HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies.
12) To further shorten the interval from HIV infection to detection, later tests have targeted HIV RNA and p24 antigen during stages I and II of acute infection, respectively.
The SANBS results showed that the Novartis Diagnostics Procleix Ultrio assay identified 6,487 HIV-1-positive units of donated blood, 96 of which were not detected by serology and HIV p24 antigen testing alone.
Assessment of the ability of a fourth-generation immunoassay for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody and p24 antigen to detect both acute and recent HIV infections in a high-risk setting.
Nonspecific antibody cross-reactivity with the HIV p24 antigen in persons who are not infected is the most common cause for repeatedly reactive HIV-screening assay and indeterminate Western blot results.
A decrease in protein S levels did not correlate with CD4+ cell count, CDC class, p24 antigen positivity, zidovudine use, or Pneumocystis carii prophylaxis, but a linear correlation was seen with duration of HIV infection.
It was shown to inhibit HIV-1 replication by inhibition of HIV-1 p24 antigen production in a dose-dependent manner.
During this period, HIV antibody and HIV p24 antigen tests were used to screen all blood donations in the country.
At the end of incubation period, culture supernatant was tested for the presence of p24 antigen using a commercial ELISA kit (Coulter Inc.
HIV 1 & 2 antibodies plus P24 Antigen Test, pounds 74.
3) that antibodies to HIV-1 specific p24 antigen were present in sera from leprosy patients (14/43), TB patients (1/21) and contacts of leprosy patients (2/25).
These include the assay for p24 antigen in the absence of antibodies, the sensitive/less sensitive ELISA to determine antibody levels, the BED-CEIA, and more recently, nucleic acid amplification in the absence of antibodies.