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Clinical Significance Of Elisa Test With Hiv

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3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »

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18 MONTHS TO FIND OUT latest ELISA tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It took me over a year and a half to figure out all the baloney that I was being fed from different doctors and clinics. They were giving me all kinds of misinformation about the different generation ELISA tests. To cut through all the medical... Read more »

Elisa testing - 3rd generation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does it test for HIV 1 and HIV 2? If you yourself, hadn't had an exposure to someone out side of USA but your partner may have, would that put you at risk for HIV 2? Read more »

ELISA Test is so primitive.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Having to wait 3 months to get a conclusive HIV test results is just cruel for so many people who are force to wait, sometimes in highly anxious states to get their results.

You would think that in the year 2006 that they could come up with a cost... Read more »

elisa testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone know if this elisa test used in 1997 picks up hiv 2 is there anyway to find out the hospital that tok the test sent it to the mayo clinic but i dont know if i was tested for hiv 1 or hiv1and 2

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