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Can Herpes Produce Positive Eia

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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Positive EIA

I have given blood and came up with a positive EIA test. However the western blot was a negative and the NAT test was also Negative. Does that mean that i Def am Negative?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, a positive EIA followed by a negative Western Blot and NAT would be read as a negative HIV test.Dr. Bob Read more »

$1000 donation if you answer HCV-EIA test result of value of 0.2 s/co ratio.

Dear Sir, Please help me find peace. Will donate $1000 for such a noble cause.I have already spent enough money on testing. I have reading lot of webpages, but cannot find a conclusive answer. I had about 10 partners before august 2004....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1."S/CO" means signal to cutoff ratio. It's a technical term having to do with the test. In your case, your value is clearly negative. 2.Yes, it's way more than sufficient.3.No, you are not immunocompromised.4.No, very clearly and... Read more »

positive EIA, indeterminate Western Blot

I forgot to include some information. I am a heterosexual female that has had NO unprotected sex in over 1 year (since separating from husband). I've tested negative in 2-3 previous tests but hadn't been tested in a few years. Also, physical exam...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV-antibody tests consist of two parts: an initial screening test (ELISA, EIA, rapid test) and a confirmatory test (Western Blot or immunofluorescence assay), if the initial screening test is "repeatedly Read more »


I am a 30 year male who had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a female I did not know almost 3 months ago. I got tested at 9 weeks after exposure and the ELISA came back positive and the WB came back negative with no bands. The test was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A positive EIA (or ELISA) and negative confirmatory Western Blot is read as a negative HIV-screening test. This situation is not uncommon and Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...99.5% of the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western... Read more »
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reading suds-eia results?

Posted by chichi, 3 Replies
...had to go to the doctor a week later because i got herpes! the guy claims he does not have herpes or hiv. i took a rapid suds-eia test at 52 days= 7 weeks and 2 days and the test results were negative. the test has to be redone after the first... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At detecting early infection? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...con el metodo de quimioluminiscencia; me he realizado prueba a los 7 meses; pero el metodo es el de quimioluminiscencia y no EIA; existe alguna diferencia entre estos dos metodos. Read more »

I tested positive after EIA and PCR!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I wish it had not come down to this, however, I tested HIV positive after a PCR, and EIA 1/2. It has been 5.5 months since my exposure, so therfore, you can count that 3 month rule out. I will be deceased by 4-8-02. Read more »