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P24 Positive Inconclusive Test Negative Pcr

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37 weeks positive elisa and p24 indeterminate western blo

I have just been told thst my hiv test(elisa)and my western blot was indeterminate. I am 37 weeks pregnant and have had one sexual encounter a year and a half ago with a man other than my fiancee and I am scared. I tested negative at the begining of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you've had no potential HIV exposures since your last negative HIV test, there is no way you could be HIV infected. Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies, which can cause "false positive" or indeterminate... Read more »

hiv ab test, western blot and p24 (PREGNANCY)

I am totally confused. I am currently pregnant with my third child and my hiv test came back... Read more »

CVID / PCR-DNA / P24

Dr Bob,I have quite severe CVID, and through reading your archives am aware that this could cause a... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Having Children When He's Positive and She's Negative

Dr. Deborah Cohan directs the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center (BAPAC), part of the University of California -- San Francisco's Positive Health Program at San Francisco General Hospital. It was here that women participated in the landmark ACTG 076... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

Local officials in Dehui, China, investigating the case of an an HIV-positive man who made illegal blood sales at the city's Central Blood Bank between January 2003 and June 2004 announced on Wednesday that the man -- identified as Song -- sold his... Read more »
Body Positive

Magnetic Marriages: When Positive and Negative Attract

When John Sheridan tested HIV-positive while living in Spain in 1986, his doctors told him he'd be dead in six months. Deciding that medical care would be better in New York, John decided to move back to the city that was still home to Bruce... Read more »
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Can Antibody testing, 2 DNA PCR and a P24 be wrong

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have had the following NEGATIVE tests:

Antibody Tests: 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17 wks
Qual. DNA PCR's: 12(HIV-1, HIV-2), 15(HIV-1 Labcorp) wks
P24 Antigen: 17wks

Had an ARS illness, worst flu of my life almost 3 months ago and still have thrush, vision... Read more »

PCR RNA and P24 tests accuracy at 18 days with lowered immune system?

Posted by orlean34
I had an incident where i was receptive in anal sex for a short period, in and out once. I did notice that he had a decent amount of precum. I also noticed afterwards that there was some blood from my anus.

2 weeks later I had a stiff neck, mild... Read more »

I need help about p24 band

Posted by cleanbr, 2 Replies
I took a routine blood test and they told me I am HIV+ I freaked out like anyone would. I have been with my wife for 1 year and 6 months and her test results came back neg. I went to a infectious disease doctor and they told me my wb test says... Read more »

Help - P24 Antigen detectability

Posted by Anonymous
7 weeks post exposure, but with a negative antibody test, wouldnt you expect the P24 Antigen test to be positive, especially if you have been symptomatic? Thanks who ever responds to this.

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