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Hiv Antibody And Indeterminate Result Causes

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Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »

indeterminate hiv results (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, PREGNANCY)

Dr. Bob,At the end of August I became pregnant. I was on vacation and became extremely nauseated so... Read more »
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On March 29 th , PLoS Pathogens published a paper reporting that women superinfected with two HIV variants are more likely to generate antibody responses capable of neutralizing a broad array of viral strains (known as broadly neutralizing... Read more »
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HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

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Indeterminate west blot

Posted by Cliff, 1 Reply
My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs).

We... Read more »

suspicious antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just got hiv test results back that were negative. However, they indicated that there were suspicious antibodies present. My doctor said i should consider myself infected since it probably means the very beginning of an infection. Does anyone... Read more »

INDETERMINATE TEST RESULT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If anyone one has any information on this please respond. I took an HIV test 2 weeks ago tested positive on the ELISA the confirmatory test was done with a WESTERN BLOT which came back indeterminate with the P24 band showing. My doctor said I need... Read more »

Indeterminate result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Rick, In Nov of 1994 during a routine exam I had a
'Indeterminate' result on the ELISA and Western Blot. A follow up
PCR test showed a 'negative' result. Since then I have had ELISA
and Western Blot tests annually. The ELISA went negative within 6
mo... Read more »