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Hiv Antibody And Indeterminate

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Indeterminate HIV Antibody test

I recently had a Serum HIV test for life insurance which came back negative. My husband just had an HIV antibody test which came back Indeterminate, showing P51 and P55. Since finding this out, I also had an anti-body HIV test and are waiting for...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSometimes test come back with an indeterminate reading, this could be because the test was faulty or done incorrectly or for many other reasons. I would wait for the results of his test to come back before going THERE! It's a good question... Read more »

Hiv indeterminate with one positive antibody?

I had not had oral or vabinal sex with my Spouse for a month prior to test. I had a Hiv test at... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

Several years ago, the only type of antibody test available was a blood test done through your doctor's office. Today, as technology has improved, there are now different types of antibody tests available. Antibody tests can now be done on blood,... Read more »
International Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS

Update on HIV Vaccines and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies: An Interview With Dennis Burton, Ph.D. (Video)

Dennis Burton, Ph.D., is one of the most respected, invested researchers in the field of HIV vaccine research. In this interview, Burton, a professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute in La... Read more »
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 of Test Results Accuracy... Read more »

HIV News & Views: The Gay "Suicide Cult"; Finding Antibodies for HIV; HIV+ and Transgender; and More

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when testing , do the tests go from negative to positive or is there a middle ground if you just so happen to test at that point ? if you were going to test positive ? Read more »

Indeterminate western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question - I recently had an indeterminate western blot result. I was told to come back in 6 weeks and test again. What does this mean? Am I infected. I have had heterosexual unprotected sex with couple of times the past year with people I've... Read more »

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 »