How To Read Blood Work For Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Add me to the growing list that totally agrees with the Red Cross counselor! Your test results are most indicative of a false-positive ELISA with indeterminate Western Blot. You have essentially no risk and your Western Blot band pattern is not... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIf you have a copy of your lab reports, you need to look at the CD4 absolute number, percentage and viral load copy number. If you can get me those numbers, I can give you some frame of reference as to their meaning.MH... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests (ICMA and ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHi,The chances of just cutting yourself does not pose a risk for HIV transmission. You need to have direct exchange of body fluid with someone who has HIV in order to put yourself at risk. I feel confident telling you that you have no need to... Read more »
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