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Positive elisa, indeterminate western blot, positive pcr
Feb 3, 2013

I have got 2 different elisa tests and they all returned positive followed up by a western blot which showed indeterminate. I did a pcr and confirmed viral load at 316000 per ml. I guess there is no chance of a false positive

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Giving that the screening tests are positive, as well as the viral load test, this represents HIV infection. The indeterminate western blot indicates that some bands are positive, but not all, and could represent the fact that this is a recent infection.



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