|Positive viral load but equivocal antibody results
Jun 1, 2013
I have been for 3 tests. First hiv result was positive. Second test results showed positive viral load but equivocal for antibodies. Third test showed the same as the second with a slightly lower viral load count. I have to return in two weeks to repeat the test. What does this mean? Do I consider myself positive or negative? Is there hope of being negative?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what HIV antibody tests were done, and what was meant by equivocal, and what the viral load levels were. It is very unlikely that repeatedly positive HIV viral load results would be false positives.
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