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Inconclusive Hiv Test And Pregnancy

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pregnancy and inconclusive HIV WB test (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2008)

Hi - I've read through this forum: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/safesex/Current/Q196044.html and didn't quite seem to find my answer. I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my second child (Ive had miscarriages before and after my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A reactive ELISA ("positive") plus an indeterminate Western Blot are considered an "indeterminate" HIV screening test. This is not uncommon in women who are or who have been pregnant. (See below.)I think you are confused... Read more »

3 inconclusive test results...? (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

I am 37 weeks pregnant with my 4th pregnancy. Since Novemeber, I have had one ELISA test which read... Read more »

inconclusive hiv test

While I was pregnant in 1/03-9/03 I had 3 hiv test where the ELISA part came back positive and the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Findings Inconclusive on Teaching Abstinence

Comprehensive risk-reduction programs to prevent or reduce pregnancy, HIV, and other STDs have sufficient evidence of their efficacy, and such sex education programs can benefit public health, a non-federal panel of health experts concluded in a new... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Warns Against Using Home HIV, Pregnancy Tests Sold Over Internet

FDA on Monday warned against using HIV and pregnancy home diagnostic tests being sold over the Internet by a Canadian manufacturer that offers delivery in the United States, the AP/ USA Today reports. FDA has not approved any products made by the... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »