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Indeterminate ELISA followed by negative results

DoctorYour opinion would set my mind at ease although I guess I know the answer.Back in 1999 after a real exposure to HIV (several unprotected sex with a HIV+ man - I was always on top and of course I did not know his status by then) I underwent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you did.If you can't cope, you should seek the help of a psychiatrist or psychologist. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Happy Holidays. Be well. Stay well. Noel.Dr. Bob Read more »

Positive ELISA negative Western blot

I just wanted to thank you for this forum. I am 7 weeks pregnant, and received a call last Friday... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...system will make antibodies against HIV. The most common HIV tests look for these antibodies. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. It can be done on blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a... Read more »
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rapid tests vs. ELISA (Dr. Bob's answer!!)

Posted by JillianB, 2 Replies
...the ELISA, around the same time and outside of the window period. Now I am TERRIFIED of a false-negative results. Should I be happy with my results or do I have cause for concern? I was under the impression that the rapid tests were just as... Read more »

why is it that an elisa would .....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello To All! Happy New Year ...... if you can that is. I saw a post below to gman but it is way down at the bottom of the page and i thought it Read more »

Elisa/PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have tested negative with EIA at 14 weeks, and PCR 16 weeks. I have lost almost 21 pounds in two months, and I "was" a fat happy person. Now I am a wreck. We had a party today, and almost everyone who walked in the house indicated I had lost... Read more »

back 2 back elisa tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I took 2 elisa tests, each 1 week apart just to make sure I did not get a false negative. I took these 2 tests at the 8 month mark. Can I Read more »