Does A Physical Blood Test Include A Hiv Test

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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
...reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive. Good luck. Dr. Bob Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008 Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV test while Pregnant

I'm 29 years old and I am 7 months pregnant. My HIV test has come back indeterminate twice so my... Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

The Testing Debate: Is Written Consent a Barrier?

...rapid test, results are available within 20 minutes and nearly all patients stay to receive those results. But results for the blood test can take up to two weeks, and studies have shown that nearly 13% of patients do not return to get the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...Infection Like the general population, many prisoners may not know if they are infected with HIV. Not all prisons and jails offer HIV testing. In others, testing is required. About 15 state prisons require testing at entry. A few require it... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...HIV-Positive Aging Population The aging process itself lowers energy levels, restricts social encounters, and cause decreased physical and mental capabilities. This means that older HIV-positive people may suffer more emotional problems and... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...diabetes. Studies have shown that people can lower their risk of developing diabetes by losing weight through diet and increased physical activity. One study found that diet and exercise leading to 5 to 7 percent weight loss (about 10 to 14... Read more »