False Negative Hiv Test Is Doctor Lying

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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 been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it Read more »

dear doctor sir, pls help

doctor sir pls revert , form indiamy wife tested on elisa came positive. she is pregnant for the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...do more than one under most circumstances (especially in babies). PCR tests are also usually done in conjunction with other tests for HIV, just to rule out inaccuracies in the test. This test is very difficult for labs to perform, hence its... Read more »
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...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Not 100% confident on 13 and 17 week negatives

Posted by Impossible, 2 Replies
...especially if you never had an acute illness that resembled ARS then you can pretty much bank on your 3 month negative anti-HIV test. The thing is if your actually infected and by horrible luck you fall in that 1-3% of people who haven't tested... Read more »

doctors are ignorant

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 4 Replies
...doctor today i was going to ask for one last hiv antibody test and the first thing he said to me was he wanted to give me another hiv test because of my symptoms when i told him i had tested outside of the window period he snickered at me and... Read more »

Im back and Im confused

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...By this time I have got used to being practically ignored by doctors. The GUM clinic told me it was not necessary for me to test for HIV out to 12weeks, they had never had a case convert beyond 6 weeks and I was tested at 8 weeks (apprx). I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...diagnostic purposes. The viral load test manufacturers own literature warns the test is not intended to be used as a screening test for HIV or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV Yet this is the test I was given by my doctor when... Read more »
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