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Inconclusive Hiv Test

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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 western blot was negative. I was very upset throughout my pregnancy because all of the doctors made it seem as though I had recently contracted hiv....
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
It is not entirely clear why pregnant women sometimes have inconclusive or even false positive antibody tests. There appears to be an interfering substance that stimulate antibodies similar to those aimed at HIV. It might help you to check an HIV... 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 »
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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... 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 »

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 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

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 »