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Indeterminate Hiv Result P42 Non Viral Band

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HIV 1 Indeterminate results...p24 viral band observed

Dr. BobI recently got bloodwork done because I had a rash that turned out to be high levels of the B19 Parvovirus. At the same time, I decided to get my annual STD check. The results for HIV-1 AB WESTERN BLOT came up Indeterminate and p24 viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,An indeterminate WB without an initial repeatedly reactive ELISA is impossible to interpret. Either there was a laboratory error in not running Read more »

let me try again... (INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,I've tried in English and French, and I don't know what to do anymore. I will try again... Read more »
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WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
...dealing with this for over three years 7 doctors 8 negative antibody test 1 negative pcr and lately 1 indeterminate western blot 1 band not sure which one and now the ID doctor wants me to wait a month for another western blot. I have had no... Read more »

I need help about p24 band

Posted by cleanbr, 2 Replies
...pcr test to come back. I took a rna pcr test and am waiting for that also. is it possible that I can be neg as well with a p24 band. They found a p24 band in the wb test. I have a cd4+ of over 1100 I am hardly ever sick and have never had... Read more »

INDETERMINATE TEST RESULT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ago tested positive on the ELISA the confirmatory test was done with a WESTERN BLOT which came back indeterminate with the P24 band showing. My doctor said I need 2 bands in order to test positive, so i am being retested next week. I am not... Read more »

Indeterminate result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tests annually. The ELISA went negative within 6 months. The Western Blot never went negative but continued to show decreasing bands. Two Weeks ago I was tested again using ELISA and PCR, or a Viral Load test. The ELISA was negative yet the... Read more »