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Had ELISA Test In The Same Day Then Came Negative

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1 Positive then negatives

...want to know answer of that because I'm really scared, I had HIV rapid test and came positive 3months ago 7th of Oct 2009 thenI had ELISA Test in the same day then came Negative then I had another rapid test 2 days later and Negative then I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your rapid test on October 7, 2009 was a false-positive test as confirmed by your subsequent multiple negative ELISA, rapid, Western Blot and PCR tests. You are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. False-positive rapid tests Read more »

Dark Future or bright Future

Dear BobI went to a chinas massage place 3months ago and I did a massage without any sex activities... 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,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a negative test result, and you had met the... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...using a finger-prick rapid test. Should I now get tested again using a different test? Are the rapid versions of the EIA or ELISA tests completely accurate? When they say the HIV antibody test is looking for the antibodies, does this mean... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during pregnancy can lower the chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV... Read more »
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so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is this statement correct? Read more »

prednisone & hiv test

Posted by vicman72, 2 Replies
...prednisone could affect the hiv test ( elisa ). i was on prednisone for 7 day ( 40 mg 2 days and 20 mg for 5 days). i took the elisa test a week after that was negative ( 20 weeks ). this was the second one i took ( 5 week negative). I ... Read more »

88 days - negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My Elisa test at 88 days came back negative. Is it true that if coinfection HIV and HEP C can prolonge formation of antibodies greater than Read more »

Reliabillity of elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...theres something stuck back there going on the 12th week. I've had muscle ach and stiffnes for a few days now. Hoe relaible is an elisa test after 2,5,9 weeks? Can I rule out HIv? What other test should I test for my throat condition? Thank you... Read more »