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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 Read more »

can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or... Read more »

Tested Positive - Elisa HIV 1 & HIV 2

Dr.Doc,Yesterday i went picked up my HIV test results & they were positive- the Lab did Elisa HIV 1... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to fight a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...and Drug Administration's top priorities. A new class of drugs, a home blood testcollection kit, an oral diagnostic test, an HIV antigen test, an HIV-1 antigen test for blood supply, and an HIV viral load test areamong the most recent in a long... Read more »
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3.5 elisa, PCR hiv1, Scared pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello Friends, I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 mths elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 pcr both tests done by A.I.M. health labs. I had the symptoms of sweats, weight loss, and white Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect or monitor... Read more »

ELISA DOES NOT PICK UP HIV 0

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The only Fault Elisa and Western Blot: The test doesnt pick up HIV 0, but HIV 0 only exists in Africa. Maybe we will have a test that pick up HIV Read more »

How do I know if I have HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
... There are two primary tests used to detect antibodies to HIV the ELISA and the Western Blot Assay. The ELISA, or enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, is used in most testing centers as an Read more »