Non-reactive Hiv Antibody Result

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I am in the process of fostering two small children. I have found paperwork given to me by the home stating the following on the lab tests: HIV Antibodies: ELISA Method (HIV Serology) ReactiveHIV ANTIGEN (ELISA) HIV ANTIGEN (p24) Non-Reactive...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please refer HIV questions to the HIV forum. Read more »

@ 6 mos. WB indeterminate p18reactive

A girl that I know that i had sex with dropped a bomb on me today. 6 months after we had had sex she took a WB test, the result was "indeterminate". It also says p18 reactive. It does not give any other proteins or any other things that are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll make several brief points:1. This wouldn't be a "bomb" and you wouldn't be "stressing out like crazy" if you had had protected sex! We must consider that all our sexual partners could be HIV infected and take all the necessary precautions... Read more »

Do x-rays affect hiv test result?

I do an x-ray for my lung, than I do a hiv antibodies screening assay Immediately. It is non-reactive.Would x-ray affect my hiv test result? Would I get a false negative??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, of course not! Frevinsakes!Dr. Bob Read more »

Melanie back with Test Results

My Dear Doc,This is Melanie back with test results.The day I gave the blood at doctors office, the doctor said it is going to be Viral Load Test.When I went to pick up the test results yesterday, it was some other doctor and the description of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Melanie,One has to wonder a bit about that doctor's office! You are absolutely correct: HIV-1 AB, EIA is an enzyme immunoassay to detect antibodies to HIV-1. Your result is negative. There may have been a spelling or typing error in the next... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

...of HIV-2 antibodies in oral fluid and a change in the name of the device to OraQuick® Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. A reactive rapid HIV test result is considered preliminary and must be confirmed by supplemental testing. 1 Some false... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pilot of Non-Invasive (Oral Fluid) Testing for HIV Within a Community Setting

...a smaller regional center, Toowoomba, 37 additional MSM were recruited. The Orasure system was used to test oral fluids for HIV antibodies. In addition to submitting an oral fluid specimen, each participant was invited to complete a brief... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...recommended for establishing the diagnosis of infection in infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers. ( AI ) Clinicians should use an HIV antibody test with confirmation by Western blot or indirect immunofluorescence assay to establish diagnosis... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...again using a different test? Are the rapid versions of the EIA or ELISA tests completely accurate? When they say the HIV antibody test is looking for the antibodies, does this mean the body makes antibodies only for HIV? AIDS... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

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...use in the United States.(1) A common feature of all varieties of ELISA is the use of enzyme conjugates that bind to specific HIV antibody, and substrates/chromogens that produce color in a reaction catalyzed by the bound enzyme conjugate. The... Read more »

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Help interpretting Results

Posted by rkandy, 5 Replies
...can provide details on specifics of the result. Below is the result: Tests performed by Lab Corp HIV 1/O/2 Abs, Qual Non Reactive Does that mean that tests antibody tests were done for both HIV-1 and HIV-2 ? Can I take it... Read more »

no reacteve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi to all. One quick question. What NO REACTIVE means. It means that i'm infected but virus is not active? Or means NO VIRUS at all? please I'm confused. THANKS TO ALL. Read more »
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