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Pregnancy + indeterminate 2010 follow up information
Mar 30, 2010

On march 25 my question was answered about my posiive ELISA and indeterminate western blot, thank you! The follow up information: my husbands HIV test was negative and my PCR DNA came back negative today. Your forums were really helpful to putting our minds at ease- my OB had never heard of this, which is surprising and sent us into a panic. He'd never seen a false positive ELISA test either.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

You're welcome. WOO-HOO!

The surprising thing about your case was not the false-positive ELISA, but rather that your OB doctor had no knowledge that this occurs not infrequently as a consequence of pregnancy! He's in dire need of a refresher course on HIV testing basics!

Be well.

Dr. Bob



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