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I tested positive after EIA and PCR!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I wish it had not come down to this, however, I tested HIV positive after a PCR, and EIA 1/2. It has been 5.5 months since my exposure, so therfore, you can count that 3 month rule out. I will be deceased by 4-8-02. I am getting my affairs in... Read more »

Symptoms/EIA/PCR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a possible risky exposure with a sex worker of unknown status on Oct 11, 2001. About a 1.5 weeks I had a burn when I urinated, I went to the doctor and tested for all STD's, negative, however the burn lasted until Jan. 12, 2002.

During all of... Read more »

40 hiv duo, 84 EIA, 97 combo test neg.

Posted by longlife, 1 Reply
40 days later, the duo screw hiv ab / ag neg.
84 days after HIV 1/2 EIA neg.
97 days later, the combo HIV 1/2 neg.

Do I need another test?
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Is this the EIA test? "coccidioides ab, igG, EIA"

Posted by mbz, 1 Reply
If "coccidioides ab,igG, EIA is in fact the 1st HIV test done on my girlfriends lab. Those results have an observed value of 0.000. If that is indeed the EIA test, Why would they do a Western Blot test if those results did not show anything? Only... Read more »

How reliable is the EIA test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Started having some symptoms after unprotective, insertive vaginal sex with a risky woman years ago. Small red spots on ankles and elsewhere that look a lot like KS to me. They aren't going away. Anyway, got an EIA test and it came back negative.... Read more »
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False-Positive w/ only -ve EIA and PCR DNA confirmation

Dr. Bob,First off, I would like to say that I really appreciate your kindness and patience while maintaining this forum. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart.I am in a horrible situation and hoping that you may be able to shed some light. I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,WOO-HOO request granted! You are HIV negative!"Positive" rapid OraQuick tests are only considered "preliminarily positive" and need to be confirmed with a secondary test before being termed definitively positive. Your... Read more »

oral swab tests..+ve , in conclusive ,- ve . Next day blood test EIA non reactive after 3 months.

Hello doctor,I involved in sex with a massage girl on Jan 10 2012. I used condom.I went to massage girl again on April 15 2012. But this time I didn't had sex, i just had massage and hand job with out condom. She also did anal finger for me.(I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.The experience you had in April was not a risk for HIV. I would say that the test you had with the... Read more »

P24 Ag & EIA hiv antibody question

Dear Dr. , First, I commend you on your dedication to this forum - your hard work is greatly appreciated.1) What do you think the combination of P24 Ag test & EIA ab test (Murex 1.2.0 kit),both negative, would be 3 months after a high risk...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If they're both negative I think it's highly unlikely that you are HIV+. It is not true that p24 becomes + 6 days before the antibody test.... Read more »

P24 ag & Eia hiv antibody question

Dear Dr. Mark , First, I commend you on your dedication to this forum - your hard work is greatly appreciated.1) What do you think the combination of P24 ag test & Eia ab test (Murex 1.2.0 kit),both -, would be 3 months after a high risk...
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
A p24 antigen test 3 months after exposure is not of much value. Even after acute infection, most people with p24 antigen will be negative by then. In some people the p24 antigen is positive 1-2 weeks before the antibody test. By 3 months a PCR test... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

N.Y. Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Access to PCR Test for Emergency Personnel Potentially Exposed to HIV

The New York Legislature has unanimously approved identical bills (S 5424 , A 576 ) that would allow police officers and other emergency personnel who are potentially exposed to HIV on the job to access an HIV test that can detect the virus more... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update --Take the Test / Take Control: National HIV Testing Day

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, promoting testing as an important strategy to prevent and control transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. The Food and Drug Administration is joining other federal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National HIV Testing Day: Walgreens to Provide Free HIV Testing in Nearly 175 Stores Across 54 Cities

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation announced that Greater than AIDS, AIDS service organizations (ASOs), and state and local health departments will partner to offer free HIV testing in 175 Walgreens stores in 54 cities in 22 states to observe... Read more »