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P55 Band Present Indeterminate Result Wb

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My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs).We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010) May 11, 2010I am 14 weeks pregnant, I had my HIV test done and it came back undetermined. But they said part of the test said I was seroconverting. Also one of the Medical Assistants at my OB... Read more »

i couldn't understand this report (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2009)

hello Dr. Bob, hope you are doing fine. I had elisa positive and indeterminant wb. (date june 27... Read more »

indeterminate hiv

My question is this. A couple of years ago, my family physician recommended i have a full work up... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...about one month later. False positive results are extremely rare with the WB, so it confirms (proves) that HIV antibodies are present. Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) The IFA can be used instead of the WB to confirm ELISA results.... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...resistance tests. Many new technologies that will further enhance testing methods are in various stages of development. Patients presenting for testing within 36 hours of exposure to HIV should be assessed for post-exposure prophylaxis (see ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...have false or unclear test results due to changes in their immune system. In rare cases, HIV test results can be unclear or "indeterminate." Another blood sample is taken for additional testing. The Bottom Line HIV testing generally looks... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tropism Tests

...research studies so far do not show this happening. Use of an R5 inhibitor suppresses the R5 HIV. If there was some X4 virus present, then it will show up more easily when the R5 virus is suppressed. However, there is no evidence that the virus... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
One year ago I have venereal disease. After this I had Acute Retroviral Syndrome(fever,petehials rash,nodes,miositis and others). After 3 weeks I passed PCR DNA it was negative, EIA - negative and WB had some stripes such as p25. After 4 months EIA... Read more »

all answers appreciated!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Talk about a nightmare, i am 64 days itno this ordeal. I had unprotected sex and performed oral on a female and the day after developed an ulcer in my mouth(a big one). Then at week one i got this rash on my forehead that lasted about a week to be... Read more »

indeterminate result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...not break. That is all i did, so my last "possible" exposure was 8 months ago. Yesterday i had an hiv test and it came back indeterminate. CUrrently i am having diarrhea. I have been reading and indeterminate results seem to come when someone... Read more »

Always have antibodies?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Will a person always have antibodies present? Will they ever lose them years done the road? Read more »