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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

ELISA & HIV -1 VIRAL LOAD BY COBAS TAQMAN

Hello Bob! Hope you are doing well. First of all we would like to congratulate you for precious service you are rendering to many people around the globe through this site and through your foundation as well. One of my colleagues had a sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS Foundation. Donation information can be found on the foundation's Web site, www.concertedeffort.org.Be well.Dr. BobWays to Test for HIV, Three Different Ways to Check If You Have HIV May 2007IntroductionAbout four to six weeks after you've... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV test while Pregnant

I'm 29 years old and I am 7 months pregnant. My HIV test has come back indeterminate twice so my doctor wants me to see a blood specialist. I was tested three years ago after my last relationship and after I was with my now current husband and was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Pregnancy can induce non-specific cross-reacting antibodies that can result in false-positive or indeterminate HIV tests. It's rather shocking your "OB acted like she never saw this before." It's certainly not uncommon. A quick read through the Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive? I also think he said the lab did the Western Blot which also came back negative. Now they want to do the DNA test. Why do they need to do another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Western Blot, which turned out to be negative. A reactive ELISA plus a negative Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV test." There are many potential causes for a falsely reactive ELISA test, including cross-reacting non-specific... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Businesses in South Africa Should Encourage Employees to Undergo HIV Testing, Editorial Says

...is frightening, even when people know that the diagnosis is "not a death sentence," the editorial says, adding that promoting HIV testing "has to have a collective grassroots feel about it" and "must be firmly felt in the home and on the factory... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Now, HIV Testing in Minutes

... New York's state Health Department recently issued new guidelines calling for the use of the rapid oral HIV test that delivers results in 20 minutes after a mouth swab. The aim is to make the test simpler so more people are diagnosed early. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Officials Urge a Wider Use of a 20-Minute HIV Test

...CDC officials yesterday urged greater use of a rapid HIV test to identify newly infected people as early as possible, and so reduce their chances of transmitting the virus to others. The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedMira's Three-Minute HIV Test Wins Regulatory Approval in China

...distribution approval from China's State Drug Administration, a Canadian biotech company is rushing to produce 250,000 rapid HIV tests for the nation. "The Chinese government has finally acknowledged this is a problem. Now they're trying to make... Read more »
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Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
...Dear doctors,please help me ,few days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this centre to check their Read more »

RNA/PCR/NAAT Test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...talking about a version of this RNA test. Comparing antibody and RNA tests HIV antibody tests are the most common and standard tests for HIV. They can test blood or oral fluids. The As someone Read more »

HIV testing in the army

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Can anyone tell me what the Army's policy is on HIV testing? I know that new recruits are tested, but what about once you are enlisted? Thanks! Read more »

Internet site for testing for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I took HIV test anonymously at Quest diagnostics by going through organisation that i found on the internet website.The website address is Read more »