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My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative.

I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will probably get another test after 4... Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please Help I am still having symptoms after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing,... Read more »

elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, my question is the following:
I just got the result of my test wich was negative for hiv, hepatitis B and siphilis, last risk was on april 6, and the test was taken on june 7. This is exactly 2 months. How accurate is elisa test at 2 months?... Read more »

Inconclusive Elisa, WB Positive. Subsequent tests negative

Posted by blueangel1980, 3 Replies
If 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 »

elisa neg@3months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my elisa test for hiv is neg at exactly 3 months from the time i had unprotected vaginal sex with a guy. we didnt use a condom but he pulled out. is a neg 3 month elisa test for hiv conclusive that i am neg or do i have to test again at 6 months to... Read more »
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waiting for 3 month test (and need a chance to send my second donation after getting negative result)

Hi DoctorOn 3rd Sept,after getting the answer of my first question, i wrote you under heading "Doctor thanks for good wishes.I just donate"Now I hope you will not mind to answer few more question.At moment i am on the 10th week of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,With so many people writing in requesting information and reassurance, I will not be able to continue to "answer a few more questions" and urge you to use the archives, as the information you request is there!Briefly:1.Symptoms, no... Read more »

Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative is not false negative?

Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative which is not a false negative?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't think the study has been done to answer that question.MH... Read more »

Pregnant / positive elisa but negative western blot (POSITIVE ELISA, NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT, PREGNANT, 2011)

My OBGYN advised me that my hiv results came back as a "repeatedly reactive" elisa but "negative" western blot. I am currently 10 weeks pregnant. I tested twice (5/2010 & 10/2010) for hiv while pregnant with my 8 month old...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.A repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA and negative confirmatory Western Blot (WB) is considered a negative HIV test result, because the WB test is the more specific testing assay. Pregnancy can induce the production of nonspecific antibodies,... Read more »

Western Blot 'Indeterminate', ELISA 'Negative' (ELISA NEGATIVE, WESTERN BLOT INDETERMINATE)

Hi, I'm a male late 30s. I know you've touched on this issue before, but I was hoping to get more specifics on my somewhat unique quandry.My girlfiend insisted that I do a Western Blot _after_ my ELISA test. The ELISA for HIV 1/2 came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,How can I explain specifics on the results of a test that should never have been ordered? Your ELISA HIV-1/2 is negative, so you are HIV negative. Period. End of story."Uninterpretable results" are exactly that... Read more »
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