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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »

Pregnancy with indeterminate western blot test (PREGNANCY WITH INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Thank you so much for your information and support. I just found out today that my second test... Read more »

HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: Screening and Monitoring

Will I Need Extra Tests and Monitoring? Both pregnancy and HIV care require good monitoring. HIV positive pregnant women do not need any extra monitoring, as far as HIV is concerned, compared to non- pregnant HIV positive women. You will have a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Health Official Calls For Routine HIV Screening Among Pregnant Women

All pregnant women should be routinely tested for HIV to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus, a South Dakota Department of Health official said on Friday when announcing that two infants born in the state last year tested... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Pint-Sized Public Health Ambassadors; Babies on HIV-Screening Posters Help Raise Awareness, Ease Stigma

When Amanda Mandawoub's obstetrician recommended she be screened for HIV, she was shocked and a little offended. But it didn't take her long to agree to test while pregnant with her daughter Maegan, now almost two. "Anything that's going to protect... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: HIV Care and Treatment During Pregnancy

What Is Prenatal Care? Prenatal care is also called antenatal care. This covers all the extra care that you receive during your pregnancy in preparation for your baby's birth. Prenatal care is not only about medicine and about tests. It includes... Read more »
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Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello,

i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

Indeterminate west blot

Posted by Cliff, 1 Reply
My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs).

We... Read more »

Screening and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Accuracy of Screening Tests

The initial screening test to detect antibodies to HIV is the enzyme immunoassay (EIA). Commercially available EIAs use antigens from whole disrupted virus (first generation), recombinant viral proteins (second... Read more »