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Indeterminate Hiv Results

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indeterminate hiv results (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, PREGNANCY)

Dr. Bob,At the end of August I became pregnant. I was on vacation and became extremely nauseated so I went to the ER. I was there all night because the ER doctor thought I might have an etopic pregnancy. He ran an ultrasound and found no evidence of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your situation reactive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot during or after pregnancy is not uncommon. See below. The most common cause is cross-reacting antibodies resulting form the pregnancy.If your follow-up test contained only a repeat... Read more »

indeterminate hiv result

Accepting the fact that one does not have hiv, what are the accepted medical causes of an... Read more »
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Merck HIV Vaccine Trial Results: Hopes Dim for Struggling Field

Immunizations in a trial of Merck's HIV vaccine were stopped when it was determined that the vaccine was not working. There are now concerns that the vaccine may have increased the risk of HIV infection in some participants. On September 18, 2007,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Magazine Examines Recent HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial Results

Science magazine reviews the disappointing results of two recent HIV vaccine clinical trials, which "sugges[t] that a successful vaccine, the most effective way to slow if not end the epidemic, lies far in the future." The news service focuses on... Read more »
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Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cleveland Agencies, Groups Frustrated by Delays in Receiving HIV Test Results, People Not Returning for Results

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INDETERMINATE TEST RESULT

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 »

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 »

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 »