|ELISA - Indeterminate; HIV-1 RNA Qualitative - Inconclusive
Jun 23, 2012
I had unprotected sex last year, I was a top. After a month I got all symptoms similar to Malaria. After the test results my doc said its Malaria.
I went for a routine HIV test this year.
ELISA - Indeterminate;
after a month
HIV-1 PCR RNA Qualitative - Inconclusive (copies=20)
What could be the reason for PCR test to be be inconclusive and what does it mean. My lab told me that the copies should be < 20 for a negative result and mine is 20.
The doc suggested me a Western Blot after 3 months.
I'm worried now.
| Response from Dr. Wohl
This is concerning. I would:
a) repeat HIV antibody test (elisa and western blot) b) repeat HIV viral load test
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