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Few Turn Positive After 6 Week Negative 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
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

RE: Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive

Hello Doctor Bob You may remember my case.The poor guy that took this test,came back possitive and... Read more »

Hiv Dna Pcr Possitive -Results (ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE PCR TEST, 2010)

Dear DoctorThank u so much for your response.It means a lot to me during all this devastating... 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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The Feminization of an Epidemic

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The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

...Yes. There has been an oral test to collect the specimen for conventional testing since the mid-1990s. And of the rapid HIV tests, there have now been six approved since 2002 -->. The first of them to be approved, the OraQuick test, can work... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV proteins. This new test should produce results faster than a test for... Read more »
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tested negative at 7 weeks. is it likely i have it

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...very well known symptoms, the rash, sore throat, oral thrush, fever, headaches, chills, loss of appetite etc, i took my second hiv test at 7 weeks after possible exposure. this came back negative. does this mean the test i take in a few more... Read more »

have anyone heard of the AHI-1 test???

Posted by amorie223, 4 Replies
...also had send an AHI1 to the lab and that both were negative .. I told her that I was told that I need to test again at 3 and 6 months she said no because I had an AHI1 done. And that it was a conclusive test. Anyways I had to seriously speak... Read more »

6 week HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know of anyone who tested negative at the 6 week mark following a risky sexual encounter and then subsequently tested positive? Read more »

please help I think I have syphillis and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...infection and vice versa. HIV-infected patients may have abnormal (unusually high, low, or fluctuating titers) test results. False-negative results or delayed seroconversion have been reported. Nevertheless, both TP and NT tests can be... Read more »