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Reactive HIV test, but indeterminate Western Blot

Dr. Bob--I recently had an HIV test. The result was High, 10.47. Repeatedly Reactive. So, they did a Western Blot. This came back Indeterminate.gp160 Ab absentgp120 Ab absentp65 Ab absentp55 Ab absentp51 Ab absentgp41 Ab absentgp40 Ab ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's entirely possible your indeterminate HIV result (repeatedly reactive ELISA plus indeterminate Western Blot is considered an indeterminate HIV test result) is due to nonspecific Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »

HIV 1 Western Blot Weakly Reactive

Hello Sir Please help to understand if I am on risk for being HIV+, please see my report on HIV, as... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Papillomavirus More Likely to Be Reactivated Among HIV-Positive Women, Study Says

...The human papillomavirus -- which is the primary cause of cervical cancer -- is more likely to be reactivated among HIV-positive women with suppressed immune systems, according to a study published in the April 20 issue of the Journal of the... Read more »
The Body PRO

A Synergistic Effect of HIV and CMV Infection/Reactivation

...most frequent opportunistic infections and was responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in patients suffering from AIDS. Today, CMV seroconversion in HIV patients remains common, but clinical disease manifestations are the exception,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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HIV infection and false reactive VDRL test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone! Is there a way to relate a false reactive VDRL test with the early stages of HIV infection??? Yesterday, I got my blood tests results, and... HIV came back Negative, but VDRL came back wrong, and they asked Read more »

can someone explain this?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can someone tell me what the VDRL test does? I thought that was for Syph and not hiv? Can anyone explain? And what does a reactive/non-reactive VDRL result mean? Read more »

reactivation of ebstein bar virus

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have high levels of herpe virus in blood no outbreaks was exposed to hiv + and hep c+ with high viral loads for both. If iam coinfected and reactivaton of ebv could i have a delayed seroconversion. Read more »

Does everyones test say this???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...standard for it to say, " A Non- reactive test result does not exclude the possibility of the exposure to or infection with the HIV-1/orHIV-2 virus"? Is that stand or am I freaking out thinking there is a possibility I could still be infected???... Read more »