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Inverted Condom Negative Western Blot

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confusion with western blot test

Hi,I am so stressed and confused. My husband tested positive on the Elisa Test. I had the same test done and had a negative result. I have not had sexual relations with my husband for about a year. He had the western blot test done and the doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your husband has both a positive ELISA and confirmatory Western Blot test. This indicates HIV infection. An additional confirmatory test to rule out the remote possibility of a technical or clerical Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At... Read more »

WB Indeterminate 1st test, 2nd test negative (INDETERMINANT WESTERN BLOT)

I am 14 wks pregnant....want to start by saying my son is almost 3 yrs, tetsed negative, been with... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...usually been done two or more times. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
...others opinions on my current situation. 3 weeks 4 days---My Doctors---Blood taken from vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western Blot 5 weeks 2 days---Home Test----Blood from poke in finger---Non Reactive Elisa 9 weeks 4 days---Home... Read more »

i feared everyday plz help me

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...viral load test at 88th day it came negative,then i went ELISA TEST at 91 day it came negative,then my doctor ask me to take western blot test so i went western blot test at 97th day it came negative ,i was confused my another doctor is confusing... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At detecting early infection? Read more »