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HIV Western Blot Test

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HIv western blot test result

my HIV western blot test results are P17+ , GP160- , GP120- , P66- , P55- , P51- , GP41- , P31- , P24- , serum control + ,HIV specific Band -....Am I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Assuming that a HIV screening antibody test was performed and found to be positive, which is why the HIV western blot test was performed, this western blot test would be considered indeterminate and not positive. Repeat testing in a month or so is... Read more »

HIV Western Blot Test

I recently had an HIV-1 AB screen test which was repeatedly reactive. Next, the Western Blot... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

patient, the Dr. ordered an HIV antibody test and an HIV western blot test as well as my usual... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Prueba del VIH

¿Por qué debería hacerse la prueba del VIH? ¿Qué es la prueba de anticuerpos contra el VIH? Elisa Ensayo Western Blot (WB) Ensayo de inmunofluorescencia indirecta (IFA) Período ventana ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Blot" On U.S. HIV/AIDS Leadership Removed

A "blot" on U.S. HIV/AIDS leadership "ended last month when President [Barack] Obama lifted the prohibition "that kept HIV-positive foreigners from visiting the U.S. or seeking residency, according to a Washington Post editorial . "The process for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Western Cape Premier Helen Zille Claims Success for HIV Raffle

Some critics blasted the effort as "cheap publicity" and a waste of resources, but early results indicate a cash raffle helped boost HIV testing in Western Cape province. "Preliminary indications are the incentive scheme significantly increased the... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told by my doctor that my screen test for HIV came back positive but the Western Blot Test was indeterminate. Does anyone know what my chances are of having this "False Positive" turn out to be nothing? I have already had blood... Read more »

Indeterminate Western Blot test

Posted by Candi, 1 Reply
Hello,
To get with my question I will start as I went in for what I thought was a routine check up after sepearting from my husband approximently six months ago, I got an HIV test done by ELISA and it was positive, then my doctor did not know about... Read more »

Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

Indeterminate Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a routine HIV test done two weeks ago. The result was indeterminate. I am not a "high risk" individual. My last sexual contact was vaginal sex, unprotected, about 90 days ago with a good friend who claims to be clean. I have only been with two... Read more »