TESTING 5 YEARS AFTER EXPOSURE
Nov 26, 2008
I took tests 5 years after exposure. elisa positive. western blot indeterminate, and viral load negative.
Is it possible I am HIV+, and the antibodies do not show up because it is in late stage HIV?
Please answer. I am very nervous.
Response from Dr. Frascino
I would consider a positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot and undetectable viral load five years after a potential exposure to be evidence for negative HIV status.
Are you in late-stage HIV/AIDS? No, of course not. You don't even have HIV let alone late stage AIDS.
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