|Repeated Indeterminate Results
Jun 3, 2012
Is an indeterminate antibody test result (Positive EIA, Indeterminate WB) twice in a row (6 weeks apart), followed by a negative PCR DNA test a conclusive negative result? I have no risk factors (not sexually active). Do I need further testing?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you. Having a PCR DNA test is conclusive as well. You are HIV negative and since you are not sexually active than further testing is not needed.
be well and stay safe, Shannon
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