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Understanding HIV Test Results

I recentley had an HIV 1/2 EIA AB Screen. This test came back non-reactive. Before the test results are typed there is a message above that says, "The performance of this assay has not been established for pediatric populations, for neonatal...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes. People with really really bad immune systems (so bad you would know it because you would look like like an anorexic stranded on a deserted island), can fail to make antibodies to even HIV. Even people with really advanced AIDS make antibodies... Read more »

Understanding Test Results

A couple of months ago I had an Hiv test during a routine physical and a week later I was told I... Read more »

Understanding Test Results

I just got tested for HIV 1 & 2 Antibody and my report says 0.28 and in brackets it says Non... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Results From Investigational Studies With Victrelis (Boceprevir) Presented at CROI to Understand Potential Use in Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV-1

Seattle, Wash. -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today announced results from two different investigational studies conducted to better understand the potential use of VICTRELIS (boceprevir), the company's... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Understanding the Results of RV144, the Thai Prime-Boost AIDS Vaccine Trial

In September 2009 the world learned the initial results of RV144, known as the Thai prime-boost AIDS vaccine trial. This study was the largest AIDS vaccine trial to date, with over 16,000 participants. It evaluated the efficacy of a vaccine regimen... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools Viral Load Test Resistance Test Tropism Test Hypersensitivity Test for Ziagen Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for... Read more »
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Hiv test Result

Posted by kevinsheppard
As mnay of you know i have been up here looking for advice and helpp for my situation. Well the final result is i am NEG 90 days later. May i offer some suggestions to those who are worried STOP googling HIV it makes things worse also talk to... Read more »

help understanding HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a gay male who was religious about getting HIV tests. I know the earlier it is detected the better. However, I was recently diagnosed and was even more shocked to discover my cd4 was 220 and my viral load was 79,000. I had been tested almost a... Read more »

Waiting for test results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I would like for someone who maybe has done this or known someone that this happened too, to help me understand that if my husband had known since 1987 that he is positive why did he not tell any of his partners, his ex or me. I understand he was... Read more »

my lab test results

Posted by bobo, 4 Replies
hey guys, hope you all good.i got my results on thurs and my CD4's were 639 and my VL 239;my doc says that i should not be put on meds anytime soon, though we barely understand each other coz i hardly speak the language.just wondering if anyone was... Read more »