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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.

Thanks.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

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.

You're welcome.

Dr. Bob



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