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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? I also think he said the lab did the Western Blot which also came back negative. Now they want to do the DNA test. Why do they need to do another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Western Blot, which turned out to be negative. A reactive ELISA plus a negative Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV test." There are many potential causes for a falsely reactive ELISA test, including cross-reacting non-specific... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV TEST

If u WENT FOR HIV TEST AND CAME AS NON REACTIVE. WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Read more »
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HIV Counseling With Rapid Tests

...tests might be used to confirm reactive rapid HIV test results immediately. References Branson, BM. Point-of-care Rapid Tests for HIV Antibodies . Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2003;27:288-95. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »
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Pls Advice...Am I infected?

Posted by Cerezo70, 3 Replies
...weeks ago, i developed rashes on my arms all the way down to my palms. They are not going away. I did test myself using 1/2 HIV Test and it showed non-reactive. A few days ago, my wife developed rashes on the same area of the body. Now i'm... Read more »

negative at 15 weeks and 2 days

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...Funny story i went to the club today and they were doing free hiv testing, they did the stat- pak rapid hiv test came back non-reactive...the counselor said to rule out infection, he said whatever Read more »

hiv or something else?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I had a question about hiv testing after the 6month window period without further exposures. If a person comes back non-reactive from a hiv-1 test but still Read more »

need some one who can read my test result

Posted by geodeeb, 2 Replies
...i did HIV test after 23 weeks since the last time i thought i had exposed to the virus the result came back with lab corp tests panel Read more »