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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 & HIV 2 become positive. I still believe this is false results i got. is there a way i can veryify this results with another
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It is indeed possible your initial test was a "false positive." You can read about false-positive HIV tests in the archives, as I've discussed them on numerous occasions over the years. Your next step is to have your ELISA test Read more »

elisa hiv1 hiv2

Lei en internet un texto que dice: Al inicio: En la infeccion aguda de HIV,el Antigeno de HIV,... Read more »

ELISA HIV-1 HIV-2???

Hola Dr. Steve, le aseguro que antes de escribirle le bastantes posts y sus respuestas, pero no... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-1 Seronegativity in a Child With Proved Perinatal HIV Infection on HAART

... The researchers conducted a case study to report the unexpected absence of HIV-1 antibodies and provirus in the peripheral blood of a four-year-old with previously diagnosed perinatal HIV infection. The study 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 »
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Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths Read more »
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How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How reliable is an ELISA HIV test at 5 weeks? I know that the recommended testing timeframe is 3 mos. (99.9% accurate) ... but I've also heard that most Read more »

3.5 elisa, PCR hiv1, Scared pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 tonge with... Read more »

PCR/ELISA & "Hiding HIV"

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...months post-exposure. The results were negative. Nevertheless, joint and node pain continues. I can't stop thinking that HIV is somehow hiding in my nodes and thus escaping detection on the tests?? Is HIV capable of "hiding?" Thanks. Read more »

HIV ELISA Test Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...One last question for all of you experts. I had an HIV test and it was negative. Does the ELISA test both HIV 1 & 2?? I have been in areas where HIV 2 is prevalent. However, Read more »