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Indeterminate HIV result in pregnancy

Hello... I am currently pregnant (with my third pregnancy) and I am high risk. My primary dr had me do the western blot blood test and the result was indeterminate, so she had me repeat the test again and the result again was indeterminate, this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, if your doctor is ordering Western Blot tests without first having a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA screening test, he is ordering the tests inappropriately! Western Blot tests should only be ordered as confirmatory tests, not... Read more »


Dr. Bob,At the end of August I became pregnant. I was on vacation and became extremely nauseated so... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If anyone one has any information on this please respond. I took an HIV test 2 weeks 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... Read more »

Indeterminate result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Rick, In Nov of 1994 during a routine exam I had a
'Indeterminate' result on the ELISA and Western Blot. A follow up
PCR test showed a 'negative' result. Since then I have had ELISA
and Western Blot tests annually. The ELISA went negative within 6
mo... Read more »

3 indeterminate western blot results

Posted by justanxious, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, I'm new here so forgive me if this is in the wrong place.
To start out, I'm a 32 yr old white heterosexual male living in the southern U.S.. Due to a family member recently dying of cancer at a young age I decided to get checked for... Read more »

indeterminate result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone. I will start by giving out my exposures: Exactly one year ago I french kissed a stripper and the next day i woke up with a small blood spot on my lip, althoug i am sure i did not feel she bit me the night before. that left me... Read more »