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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 »

If VL isundetectable and I take an HIV test, do I test HIV positive?

Hello, I was wondering if the HIV positive diagnosis can only be made if the VL is present in... Read more »

HIV Test / HIV Medication

Hi -My partner, we have been together over a year, is HIV positive. I had symptoms back in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Bill Aims to Make HIV Test Routine

...normalize the practice of testing for HIV, with a special focus on pregnant women. Current state law requires doctors to offer HIV tests to pregnant women, giving them the option to either accept or decline. AB 682 would eliminate the need for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Aims for 15 Million HIV Tests by 2011

...to test 15 million residents for HIV by June 2011. "All public health facilities, fixed and mobile, will be equipped to offer HIV testing and to provide [antiretroviral therapy]," said Themba Maseko, a spokesperson for the cabinet. Toward the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Bill Aims to Remove HIV Test Barrier

... The Michigan House of Representatives recently voted 109-0 to approve a bill to make HIV testing easier. Sponsored by Rep. Roy Schmidt (D-Grand Rapids), the measure would eliminate the state requirement that patients sign Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children's Center Aims to Promote Home-Based HIV Testing Among Youth in Botswana

... The Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Center of Excellence recently provided home-based HIV tests to orphans and vulnerable children, as well as their parents and caretakers, in Gaborone, Botswana, the Mmegi reports. According Read more »
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Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am... Read more »

Free HIV testing

Posted by Anonymous
... In observance of the seventh annual National HIV Testing Day, free screenings will be provided today in metro Atlanta and across the country. Launched by the National Read more »

HIV Tests/Undetectable

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."undetectable" status?? If someone's condition is made "undetectable" through drug therapy will they still test hiv-pos on a routine hiv test or will the test hiv-neg because of their "undetectable" condition???? Comments??? Read more »