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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
...Western Blot in my wife. We spoke to a infectious disease doctor and they were surprised by the latest results and ordered more testing. I am pretty confident that there is some type of error in the last test, but am going out of my mind. Can you... Read more »

pos. person on meds testing neg. possible? (HIV ANTIBODY TEST VERSUS HIV VIRAL LOAD TEST)

Hi Dr. Bob. First thank you for all your generous answers. My question is:If someone is on meds for... Read more »

HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon's HIV Prevalence Drops From 12% to 5.5% Because of More Accurate Testing Methods, New Survey Shows

...serology rate announced through this survey does not mean that we should fold our hands and say Cameroon is not really affected by HIV/AIDS," adding, "This is the time for us to examine the strategies used to fight the pandemic and seek ways of... Read more »
The Body

Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...speaking and otherwise, toward California. For a newborn Accidental Activist like yours truly, the California HIV routine testing model that has been in effect there since 2008 is like taking a look into the HIV testing future. It's a sign... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chiron, Roche Reach Settlement Agreement on Dispute Over Patent on HIV Testing Methods

...has reached a settlement with Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Roche over licensing fees and royalties for a patent on HIV testing methods, AFX News reports ( AFX News , 9/12). The dispute was based on Chiron's claims that it was owed... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Testing and Written, Informed Consent

... Executive Summary Introduction Routine Testing Written Consent Pre-Test & Post-Test Counseling Barriers & Attitudes Implementation Feasibility Legal Efficacy & Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this Read more »

HIV Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Will HIV show up on a standard blood test for example, during a Physical/Check-up at the doctor? Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB... Read more »

HIV2 - Do I need to test for this??????? HELPPP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was with someone from South Africa. (unprotected) Took HIV tests out to 10 months, negative. Should I test for HIV2?? Now I am freaking out all over again!!! Please help me. He is Read more »