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Is 6 Months Elisa Fullproof

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Pos Elisa Neg PCR DNA and RNA 6 months later

In June I had a neg. elisa, neg westblot, postive pcr 10,000 copies. The Dr said that number could be an error. The next day on repeated test I have neg. elisa neg WB and PCR 2050. 4 months later pos elisa, pos WB and negative PCR DNA and Neg RNA....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
keep me posted on your results. Read more »

symptoms, ELISA, viral load at 6 month

Dr. Kull,Recently you mentioned that the condition that warrants further test beyond 6 months is... Read more »

Is 3 and 6 Month (Elisa ) Antibody Testing All I Can Do?

I gave unprotected oral sex involving ejaculation to a man with unknown risk factors. It happened 2... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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 for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...not developed antibodies and you are probably not infected. To get truly accurate results, it's necessary to wait three to six months after your last possible exposure to the virus before being tested. That is because the immune system can take... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...years. People died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available. Since combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...exposure i took a test 28 days later and it was negative. What are the chences for if i retest for it to turn positive???/ I am at 6 weeks now....please help.... Read more »

elisa neg@3months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my elisa test for hiv is neg at exactly 3 months from the time i had unprotected vaginal sex with a guy. we didnt use a condom but he pulled out. is a neg 3 month elisa test Read more »

My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will Read more »

elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was negative for hiv, hepatitis B and siphilis, last risk was on april 6, and the test was taken on june 7. This is exactly 2 months. How accurate is elisa test at 2 months? I'm worried because I was found an STD called MYCOPLASMA. Besides I've... Read more »