Elisa Positive Followed Ab/ag Negative
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"Is there any realistic chance that one could test negative for both NAT and Western Blot (following a positive ELISA) and actually be (HIV) positive"? Nope! Absolutely not! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs there still a need to go for further test if 2 elisa positive and then negative western blot test. I am not in the risk group. Only some 9 months back I did unprotective oral but safe penetrating with al low risk girl.
I did 2 rapid also but all... Read more »
Posted by blueangel1980, 3 RepliesIf anyone can help me out, I'd greatly appreciate it. I went in for a routine STI test. HIV came back inconclusive for elisa and positive for western blot. Should a repeat Elisa have been done? Because I've taken several rapid tests, including a... Read more »
Posted by cf1, 1 ReplyHi all,
Just would like some 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
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyJust wanted to clarify, if I could: Are you guys saying that the Elisa test will sometimes be positive, but they will then confirm it with a Western blot . . . . and if the Western blot is negative, then they just tell you "you're negative"?
I don't... Read more »
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