|Understanding Test Results
Nov 6, 2003
I just got tested for HIV 1 & 2 Antibody and my report says 0.28 and in brackets it says Non reactive. The report says 1.0 is cut off. What does this mean?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Great news! You're negative. Non-reactive is just another way of saying negative. To be positive on your type of test, you would have a value greater than 1 (the cutoff). Since your value is less than 1 (0.28 to be exact), you are negative. Yell, "WOO-HOO," and start celebrating.
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