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INCONCLUSIVE TEST RESULTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
QUESTION?? I HAD UNPROTECTED SEX ON JAN 1,2005 ABOUT 8 DAYS LATER I DEVELOPED A RASH OVER MY BODY. I WENT TO TEST AT THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUT I JUST COULDN'T WAIT 2WEEKS FOR RESULTS SO I WENT TO MY DOCTOR AND TESTED. WELL THE HEALTH... 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 »

PCR test inconclusive!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

i am back....this time with not a good news. My PCR is at 132 copies. Going to get retested on monday.however my elisa was negative on 8/3/2006...bringing me to 220 days negative. What are my odds of becoming a late seroconverter.As i... Read more »

Inconclusive

Posted by confusedgirl76, 1 Reply
I was recently tested for HIV. I get tested every few years bc of some stupid behavior years ago. It's always been negative. Now the test has come back inconclusive. I'm a basketcase!!!! I was told there is ONE antibody that caused it to be... Read more »

Inconclusive SUDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested at local Health Dept. They used a SUDS test. Was told that I was not positive but showed a very low reactivity. It's about 7 weeks since a protected vaginal sex and oral (performed on me) with a sex worker. I am waiting on... Read more »
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3 inconclusive test results...? (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

I am 37 weeks pregnant with my 4th pregnancy. Since Novemeber, I have had one ELISA test which read an inconclusive result, and two Western Blot Tests that both came back inconclusive as well. Why could this be? I have been told over and over by my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you see a hematologist's opinion? Why would you want to go to a blood specialist to find out about an abnormal HIV test? No, you should not consult a hematologist. Instead, I suggest you merely read the archives of this forum! The... Read more »

inconclusive results

I am pregnant and during my exam the doctor informed me that the results of my hiv test were inconclusive. She ran another test to verify that it is negative. I have heard that pregnant women are tested positive when reality they are negative. Is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You should only be concerned if you've placed yourself at risk for acquiring the virus. If you've had no risk, then there is no possible way you could be HIV infected.Regarding false-positive and indeterminate HIV-antibody results... Read more »

3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »

Negative Partner's Inconclusive Test Reults (HIV TRAVEL BAN !!!!!!!!!!! )

Hello Dr. Franscino. I was tested positive for HIV 17 months ago and have been on medication for about 11 months now. My last three labs came back at an undetectable viral load with an increasing CD4 count. My latest count was at 600 with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max! 1.An indeterminate test is indeterminate, not positive! If three episodes of insertive oral sex with you are his only HIV-acquisition risks, he should remain confident that he will ultimately test negative.2.Antibiotics do not affect... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Investigation Into Claims That Polio Vaccine Contaminated With HIV Inconclusive, Nigerian Panel Says

A Nigerian panel on Tuesday said that its investigation into claims that a polio vaccine had been contaminated with HIV is inconclusive, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/24). In October 2003, the World Health Organization launched a project to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Quick Results Up Number of People Getting HIV Test

The number of people testing for HIV at the nonprofit agency AID Atlanta has more than doubled since it began offering the OraQuick rapid oral HIV test last October. Approved last year, the mouth swab test gives results in 20 minutes, compared to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ahead of South Africa's HIV Testing Campaign, Zuma Gets HIV Test

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday received an HIV test, kicking off the government's campaign to encourage all South Africans to know their HIV status, TIMES Live reports. "Months after taking office as president of the country last... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »