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confusion with western blot test

Hi,I am so stressed and confused. My husband tested positive on the Elisa Test. I had the same test done and had a negative result. I have not had sexual relations with my husband for about a year. He had the western blot test done and the doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your husband has both a positive ELISA and confirmatory Western Blot test. This indicates HIV infection. An additional confirmatory test to rule out the remote possibility of a technical or clerical Read more »

WB Indeterminate 1st test, 2nd test negative (INDETERMINANT WESTERN BLOT)

I am 14 wks pregnant....want to start by saying my son is almost 3 yrs, tetsed negative, been with... Read more »

positive eia, indeterminate wb (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

i dear bobi am john, a 33 years old, gay man from athens greece.after i notice white patches on my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...so to be on the safe side I get tested three or four times every year. The last two times my ELISA has been positive, but my Western Blot has been negative. What does this mean? After my partner tested positive, I took a Home Access HIV test.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
...others opinions on my current situation. 3 weeks 4 days---My Doctors---Blood taken from vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western Blot 5 weeks 2 days---Home Test----Blood from poke in finger---Non Reactive Elisa 9 weeks 4 days---Home... Read more »

i feared everyday plz help me

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...viral load test at 88th day it came negative,then i went ELISA TEST at 91 day it came negative,then my doctor ask me to take western blot test so i went western blot test at 97th day it came negative ,i was confused my another doctor is confusing... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

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