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Reactive Syphilis Test, Non-Reactive HIV Test

Hi Rick, On July 13th, 2012, I completed a routine sexual health blood test. I am a huge weakling when it comes to blood work, and totally fainted in the doctors office. Once my blood work was completed, I received an alarming and unfortunate call...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:I would not be concerned about HIV. HIV is not easily transmitted via oral sex or during anilingus. In health,Richard... Read more »

Nonreactive the same as Negative?

Hello Dr. Frascino,I just got my hiv test (HIV1/HIV2 Ab EIA) results back. They were nonreactive.... Read more »

Non-Reactive after 3 mos

Dear RMK:Is Non-reactive Elisa Antibodyafter 3 months a good sign?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

Rapid HIV tests are simple to use and require little or no specialized equipment. They make it possible to provide test results at the time the test is done. Six rapid HIV tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan: Task Force Head Resigns Over HIV-Positive Organ Transplants

The head of Taiwan University Hospital's organ transplant team has resigned in the wake of transplant-related HIV exposures there in recent weeks. Ko Wen-tse, who was responsible for forming and managing TUH's transplant team, took responsibility... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection and HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users -- 20 Cities, United States, 2009

Despite a recent reduction in the number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to injecting drug use in the United States, 1 9% of new U.S. HIV infections in 2009 occurred among injecting drug users (IDUs). 2 To monitor... Read more »
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Nonreactive vs. Negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi!

I just had an hiv test and it came back nonreactive. Is that the same thing as negative - or does it mean there's a possibility that the infection is present? My last potential exposure was 12 weeks before the test, and I was low risk anyway.

An... Read more »

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 »

Question about HIV testing.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a test (actually a life-insurance test) that stated "HIV antibody test: non-reactive. The encounter I had was nearly 3 years ago. I know I should have gotten tested sooner if I was worried. The question is, assuming they used ELISA to... Read more »

HIV COMBO TESTING RELIABILITY

Posted by GreatEscape, 1 Reply
Got myself tested 4 weeks after my last "possible" exposure (oral receptive for about two minutes, no ejaculation, presence precum unknown, insertive partner's status unknown) via SD BIOLINE HIV 1/2 RAPID TEST. Results came out negative.

At the 7th /... Read more »