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Elisa test positive, indeterminate result for western blotting, PCR DNA negative

i single and never have intimate relationship before in my life. all my life is tested HIV negative. however, begining of the year, i m tested for ELISA positive and western blot indeterminate.So, my doc recommended me go for another test again but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...result on three occasions over three successive months followed by an undetectable HIV PCR DNA conclusively indicates you are HIV negative. No further HIV testing is warranted. Your negative HIV test result is consistent with your history of not... Read more »

ELISA test positive, indeterminate result for western blotting, PCR DNA negative

i single and never have intimate relationship before in my life. all my life is tested HIV... Read more »

PCR negative, HIV positive, what does it mean?

Last week, after been with fever for 2 weeks, I was diagnosticaded with a process of syphilis... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (DNA-PCR) 2. Plasma HIV RNA Assays III. Monitoring Tests A. Lymphocyte Analysis ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...can detect a viral load a few days after HIV infection. This is better than the standard HIV (antibody) test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

...influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) and direct immunofluorescence assays (DFAs) are lower than real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) tests and viral culture. A negative RIDT or DFA result does not rule out influenza... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Viral Load Testing

...the branched-chain DNA test ( bDNA ), is made by a company called Chiron (pronounced "KAI-ron"). The reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR (commonly called the PCR ) test is made by Roche (pronounced "RO-sh").... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face Read more »

Negative PCR DNA at 8 weeks

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...I just got the results of a PCR DNA test at 8 weeks and a negative HIV antibody test. Does this mean I don't have HIV or do I need more testing? Read more »

Any False Negative RNA PCR?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...missuse of this forum. But I really need to hear from anyone who tried to use the PCR to figure out their status and had false negative prior to tesing +. I concerned about the HIV RNA PCR ultrasensitive <50 quant. Read more »

PCR test negative at 6 wks? Can I stop worrying?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I took a antibody and PCR test at 42 days (6 weeks). Both came back negative. Is it okay to stop worrying and get on with my life??? The test was expensive, but if it means I don't have HIV, its worth it. Read more »