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Hiv 1 And 2 Test Was Nonreactive At 6 Months

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NON-REACTIVE after 3 and at 6th Month ELISA tests

I am from INDIA.I tested NON-REACTIVE for HBsAG and HIV Antibodies(ELISA) at my tests after 3 months and at 6th month.So,can i really continue with my life forgetting HIV?Please reply....
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

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My field is benefits and workplace issues so I am not qualified to answer this question. You should ask one of the medical people on this panel.... Read more »

Nonreactive the same as Negative?

Hello Dr. Frascino,I just got my hiv test (HIV1/HIV2 Ab EIA) results back. They were nonreactive.... Read more »

Non-Reactive after 3 mos

Dear RMK:Is Non-reactive Elisa Antibodyafter 3 months a good sign?... Read more »
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Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went in for an HIV antibody test 90 days post-possible exposure and the result came back reactive on the Elisa and non-reactive on the western blot. Are the antibodies produced in response to HIV unique or are they generic to a host of other... Read more »

Nonreactive vs. Negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi!

I just had an hiv test and it came back nonreactive. Is that the same thing as negative - or does it mean there's a possibility that the infection is present? My last potential exposure was 12 weeks before the test, and I was low risk anyway.

An... Read more »

"New" test or "Old" test/ (3 months or 6 months)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found the following online-

QUESTION- It is just overwhelming when you have to wait 6 months [for conclusive HIV results]. Different Internet sites say different things about the window period. thebody.com states 3 months is a conclusive point,... Read more »

3 months vs. 6 months testing...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you had sex with KNOWN HIV+, is this mean that your window period is now automatically 6 months? Why less if you don't know the status? Doesn't this sound confusing? Read more »