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Negative ELISA At 15 Weeks

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Negative ELISA at 14 Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I tested negative on ELISA at 14 weeks post exposure (I should know, I counted the days). I wasn't sure if it was 3 calendar months or 12 weeks, so I took the conservative route and went 3 calendar months, plus one week. I took the test through... Read more »

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
Hi all,

Just would like some others opinions on my current situation.

3 weeks 4 days---My Doctors---Blood taken from vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western Blot
5 weeks 2 days---Home Test----Blood from poke in finger---Non Reactive Elisa
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Negative 3rd gen elisa at WK 7.5 & 11.5?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any expert on this! Is a negative result on a 3rd generation Elisa at weeks 7.5 and week 11.5 conclusive enough to say i'm clean? Read more »

so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is this statement correct? Read more »
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TWELVE negative ELISAs out to 24 weeks!

Hi Doc,It's me, JC, again. I asked about donating blood to the Red Cross with negative home access tests out to 24 weeks. Actually, and now I'm very embarassed to say it, but I had tests at 2,4,6,8,9,10,11,12,19,20,22, and 24 weeks! I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey J.C.,You've had negative tests at 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 19, 20, 22 and 24 weeks and you are wondering if I think there is any chance your blood is not safe??? Hmmm . . . Actually, I wonder if you have any blood left to donate!... Read more »

15 week negative elisa

Hi Doc.Several times i asked a question but didn't get reply .I know u r a very busy person and doing a wonderful job .My question is i had unprotected sex in thailand with a sex worker in last 6th dec(veginal penetration for only 1 minute)....
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
Here's the answer. I am no longer answering individual's testing questions.... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant

I am a 37 year old female,Im 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. My both the pregnancy was through IVF. I been married for 12 years. At a routine Pre-natal visit during my first trimester in JULY 09 blood test my HIV came negative . Again I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A positive ELISA HIV-antibody test followed by a negative confirmatory Western Blot test is considered a negative HIV-screening test. You've now had essentially two negative HIV-screening tests. Your positive ELISA is most likely due to... Read more »

will antibiotics taken 1 week before the Elisa give false negative

Iam a 30 yr old male , I had a exposure to a girlfriend of mine on the 14th of April 99, and I took the ELISA and the rapid test on the 14 of December 99, and I was negative, but I took again on the 14 January 2000 as I was not sure whether the test...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Antibiotics will not interfere with an HIV blood test.... Read more »
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