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Inconclusive Hiv Blood Tests

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Inconclusive results on multiple blood tests.

Hello, I am mildly concerned about a couple of 'inconclusive' HIV tests that I just had. I have been with the same partner (my wife) for over 11 years and the last time I was with someone else sexually was almost 12 years ago. Both my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If you've had no HIV exposures and tested HIV negative 3 years ago, then your chances of being HIV infected now are nonexistent. There are many reasons for indeterminate HIV test results. You can read about these in the archives of this... Read more »

inconclusive HIV testing results

Hi I was recently diagnosed with HIV (viral load of 50,000 and t cell of 84) by using the blood... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Investigation Into Claims That Polio Vaccine Contaminated With HIV Inconclusive, Nigerian Panel Says

A Nigerian panel on Tuesday said that its investigation into claims that a polio vaccine had been contaminated with HIV is inconclusive, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/24). In October 2003, the World Health Organization launched a project to... Read more »
TheBody.com

How Accurate Are Rapid HIV Tests? Study Finds Blood Tests Slightly More Accurate Than Oral Tests

Rapid HIV tests perform slightly worse when testing oral samples in comparison to blood, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Jan. 24. Researchers from Canada, led by Nitika Pant Pai, M.D., of McGill... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

FDA last week approved a new HIV test manufactured by a Roche subsidiary that screens for two less common forms of the virus in the U.S., in addition to the most common forms of HIV and hepatitis, the AP/ Miami Herald reports. The test is... 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 »
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Inconclusive Elisa, WB Positive. Subsequent tests negative

Posted by blueangel1980, 3 Replies
If anyone can help me out, I'd greatly appreciate it. I went in for a routine STI test. HIV came back inconclusive for elisa and positive for western blot. Should a repeat Elisa have been done? Because I've taken several rapid tests, including a... Read more »

INCONCLUSIVE TEST RESULTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
QUESTION?? I HAD UNPROTECTED SEX ON JAN 1,2005 ABOUT 8 DAYS LATER I DEVELOPED A RASH OVER MY BODY. I WENT TO TEST AT THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUT I JUST COULDN'T WAIT 2WEEKS FOR RESULTS SO I WENT TO MY DOCTOR AND TESTED. WELL THE HEALTH... Read more »

PCR test inconclusive!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

i am back....this time with not a good news. My PCR is at 132 copies. Going to get retested on monday.however my elisa was negative on 8/3/2006...bringing me to 220 days negative. What are my odds of becoming a late seroconverter.As i... Read more »

Inconclusive

Posted by confusedgirl76, 1 Reply
I was recently tested for HIV. I get tested every few years bc of some stupid behavior years ago. It's always been negative. Now the test has come back inconclusive. I'm a basketcase!!!! I was told there is ONE antibody that caused it to be... Read more »