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NAT Non Reactive At 4 Months

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HbAsg from Non-reactive to Reactive in a span of 3 months

My HbAsg prior to my overseas work is non-reactive, however the medical test performed app. 3 months after the above test by the host country found it otherwise and was asked to go back. Could I insist the result on my pre-departure test? What could...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are confirmatory tests for HBsAg that need to be done to confirm that a preliminary positive test is a true positive.... Read more »

HBsAg non reactive, anti HBsAg weakly reactive

What if AN individual had been positive or reactive HBsAG in previous test. tHEN after several... Read more »

oral swab tests..+ve , in conclusive ,- ve . Next day blood test EIA non reactive after 3 months.

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Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went in for an HIV antibody test 90 days post-possible exposure and the result came back reactive on the Elisa and non-reactive on the western blot. Are the antibodies produced in response to HIV unique or are they generic to a host of other... Read more »

Non Reactive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I think it is a good sign to have a non reactive test rather than a indetermate test results.
The Chance of going from a Non Reactive to Postive at 3 months is none.

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NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »

Non reactive Vs. Indetermate

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the big difference in the results ?
If you had a non reactive chances are it will stay that way ?
If you have indetermante chances are they could turn positive ?

This is always puzzeld me because some band show up on a indetermante test
and... Read more »