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Can Reactive Elisa Followed By Supplementary Test Non Reactive

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ELISA repeatedly reactive Western Blot non-reactive

I am a 61 year old woman. Recently during qualification for an allergy clinical trial, I tested repeatedly reactive on an ELISA test and then non-reactive on the follow up Western Blot test. I went to my own doctor who ran another test. Again the...
Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:You could be experiencing a false-positive on the ELISA tests for a variety of reasons. Certain autoimmune diseases, multiple pregnancies, and previous infections with certain viruses, and bacteria can cause a false-positive ELISA test. A... Read more »

Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Doctor,I have posted so many questions on this web site and no one has ever responded. Please help... Read more »

1 postive eclia, 1 weakly reactive eclia, and 3 non reactive elisa

dear doc, welcome back from your holidays. thank god you are fine. recently i had a routine check... Read more »
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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 after 5 weeks and 5 days !

Posted by Athlete23
I got myself tested came back negative after 5.5 weeks after exposure, the test was an Elisa test, my doctor said that my insurance covers only the regular test or was unfamiliar with 4th gen test not sure, what should I do next? I don't want to... 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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Estuve con un portador - Elisa 3 meses: No reactiv

Posted by save, 5 Replies
Esta es la tercera vez que escribo, y si lo hago es porque gracias a Dios todo sali bien.

Para que se interioricen con mi historia:
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