|exposure a long time ago
Jan 31, 2009
I had an exposure 6 years ago. I only took tests now, and the elisa was positive, western blot indeterminate(p24 equivocal) and viral load test was undetectable.
Can it be that I have aids already which made western blot indeterminate(loss of core antibody). How can i be sure that I do not have aids?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
A positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot and undetectable HIV plasma viral load six years after a potential exposure indicates you are HIV negative. Confirmatory tests (qualitative PCR DNA, for example) can be run, but I do not feel they are warranted.
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