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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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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hip-Hop Artist Common to Encourage HIV Testing in KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Ads

...Hip-hop artist Common encourages young people to undergo HIV testing in new public service announcements that are the part of the "Knowing is Beautiful" series of the Viacom and Kaiser Family Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheets: Common Questions About HIV Testing & Counseling

...planning or sexually transmitted disease clinics, mobile sites, drug treatment facilities, and sites specifically dedicated to HIV testing. Seek testing at a place that also provides HIV/AIDS counseling about the meaning of the test results, ways... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get Tested on HIV Testing Day

... In the run-up to National HIV Testing Day June 27, CDC has released new statistics indicating that more than 1.1 million Americans are HIV positive, with 21 percent Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: Bills Would Make HIV Tests More Common

... This legislative session, Maine lawmakers are considering two bills that would make it easier to offer HIV testing as a routine part of health care. Sen. Lisa Marraché (D-Waterville) has proposed a bill that would remove current requirements Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Read more »

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 »