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Dr. Please I need Help!!!!!
Jan 9, 2008

Hi and thank you for your time. About 4 years i had unprotected sex with a man. a year later i had a baby and my elisa test was negative but about six months ago i had a repeatively reactive elisa followed by a negative western blot at a blood bank.ten days after i had a rapid elisa done at a center done and it was negative. However in July 2007 I had a CBC done and my WBC were elevated. Does this mean that i have HIV.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

A repeatedly reactive ELISA followed by a negative Western Blot is a negative HIV test. You are HIV negative. This was confirmed by your subsequent negative rapid test ten days after your blood bank test. The result corroborates your negative status. Check the archives and you'll find many stories exactly like yours. The CBC result is completely unrelated to HIV-antibody status.

Dr. Bob



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