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Hiv And Undetectable Status And Testing Negative

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Platelet Donor + False Positive Test

I am a platelet donor and I recently (Jan. 19) received a tetanus vaccine. I donated last week and received a letter in the mail today that my antibody test came back positive for HIV I/II, but the Western Blot and NAT test were both negative. In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HiYour HIV screen (positive antibody test followed by negative Western Blot and undetectable NAT) is considered a negative HIV screening test. As for if you should be concerned that you might Read more »

cbc test normal. does that mean my hiv status neg?

Hey, i was having some symptoms, swollen lymphs and thats really about it, just in the neck and... Read more »


Hello Dr., I have been reading you comment lately.I have similar question regarding My HIV status.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... 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 »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...HIV laboratory screening methods, viral load assays, and HIV resistance tests. Many new technologies that will further enhance testing methods are in various stages of development. Patients presenting for testing within 36 hours of exposure to... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% Read more »

negative or positive?

Posted by wasek
...eliminated. now come to the serial 1: in this case elisa test and western blot test will always remain positive. rna rt pcr may be negative or undetectable. for serial 2: rna rt pcr will always be negative or undetectable. western blot test... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... You are not officially considered HIV + until you have a Poz WB test. Some people have tested Poz on a antibody test and NEG on a WB test. This means you are HIV NEG. If you are WB INDETERMINATE, re-test in 3 - 6 weeks. The reason ELISA... Read more »

cobal is right

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...cobal is correct. it can take up to 6 months so the reality is he has HIV and has 10 years to live. goodbye asshole live the rest of your life in fear. Read more »