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Hiv Antibody Test And Positive Western Blot

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Indeterminate HIV-test

I received a Indeterminate H HIV-1 WB result- Reference range Negative: Viral bands observed are P24, P31, P40, P55, GP120, GP160 (The intensity of p24 is less than the intensity of the control band on the weakly reactive control, therefore...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I take it that the screening HIV antibody test was positive and hence why the western blot was obtained. Having 6 bands positive on the test certainly would indicate a Read more »

HIV RNA and HIV ANTIBODY

hello doctor,i am a student of prophetic medicine.i research on the cure of hiv/aids.i request your... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...HIV negative. I repeated the test five times (home kits) and I was negative. Should I repeat or do an ELISA test? I had a Western blot test about two weeks ago and it came back as "indeterminate with moderate reactivity to p24." The doctor... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...take. Myths About HIV Tests The myth: "The 'AIDS test' can't be trusted." The reality : The 'AIDS test' measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...erythematous pharyngitis. These symptoms lasted 10 days. On day 17 the concentration of p24 antigen was 250 ng per liter, the HIV Western blot assay had no positive band, and an enzyme immunoassay for antibodies to HIV was negative. The test for... Read more »

How do I know if I have HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
... There are two primary tests used to detect antibodies to HIV the ELISA and the Western Blot Assay. The ELISA, or enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, is used in most testing centers as an initial screening test (largely because Read more »