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Hiv Antibody Non Reactive

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How to get treatment treatment with non reactive HIV antibody blood result?

I am writing in a state of desparation. My husband has progressively gotten sick over the past year. Late in 2010 in developed a long standing cough, respitatory illness. Which then progressed to general malaise during 2011, by May 2011 he began...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Recommend repeat HIV 1/2 test including possibly direct HIV test (plasma HIV level)-if both are negative repeatedly then extremely unlikely for HIV infection to be causing those symptoms. KH... Read more »

GGT / Hepatitis Bs Antibody non-reactive

My regular medical checkups since 1998 have all shown that I have an elevated GGT level above... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

In March 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the OraQuick┬« Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test (OraSure Technologies, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) for use with oral fluid by trained personnel as a point-of-care test to aid in the diagnosis of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Covalent Vaccination and Catalytic Antibodies: A New Way of Looking at an HIV Vaccine

Introduction There is global concern regarding HIV drug-resistance, drug toxicity, and increasing drug costs. Many health care professionals believe that eradicating HIV will require development of a vaccine that prevents infection by the virus.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pilot of Non-Invasive (Oral Fluid) Testing for HIV Within a Community Setting

In a community setting of men who have sex with men (MSM), the current study sought to determine the level of undiagnosed HIV infection and to identify any associated sexual risk factors. In sex-on-premises venues and gay bars within the inner... 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 »

antibody test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone out there know what kind of antibody test this is - "HIV-1 Ab w/rfx"? Are all these test Eliza tests? I took this test after 3 months and it came back nonreactive. I've heard there are all kinds of antibody tests. Thanks.

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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 »

Non reactive Vs. Indetermate

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the big difference in the results ?
If you had a non reactive chances are it will stay that way ?
If you have indetermante chances are they could turn positive ?

This is always puzzeld me because some band show up on a indetermante test
and... Read more »