Indeterminate HIV Antibody test
Apr 18, 2012
I recently had a Serum HIV test for life insurance which came back negative. My husband just had an HIV antibody test which came back Indeterminate, showing P51 and P55.
Since finding this out, I also had an anti-body HIV test and are waiting for the results.
Should we be alarmed with my husband's inderminate results? We have been together for 6 years. He has passed an HIV test when we started dating and I have also passed 2 HIV tests.
Thank you for your time.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Sometimes test come back with an indeterminate reading, this could be because the test was faulty or done incorrectly or for many other reasons. I would wait for the results of his test to come back before going THERE! It's a good question and one that we face some times with testing come back this way and we just have to run another one to see what's going on.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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