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Pcr Elisa Positive Western Blot

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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
...Hi,ELISA positive plus Western Blot indeterminate is considered an "indeterminate" result. Having this same result on three occasions over three successive months 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 »
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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only 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... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...HIV negative. I repeated the test five times (home kits) and I was negative. Should I repeat or do an ELISA test? I had a Western blot test about two weeks ago and it came back as "indeterminate with moderate reactivity to p24." The doctor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-1 Seronegativity in a Child With Proved Perinatal HIV Infection on HAART

...included a review of clinic and laboratory records and confirmation of results of HIV-1 enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), western blot and HIV-1 DNA PCR from reference laboratory. The investigators found that the child had "high plasma... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

negative or positive?

Posted by wasek
...body cells- nerve cell, neuron cell etc. 2. or the virus is eliminated. now come to the serial 1: in this case elisa test and western blot test will always remain positive. rna rt pcr may be negative or undetectable. for serial 2: rna rt pcr... Read more »

INFORMATION ABOUT ELISA TESTS

Posted by Anonymous
...of low-risk blood donors showed that only 13% of those with repeatedly positive ELISA tests were shown to be HIV-positive by Western blot testing.[1] Thus, the ELISA test generates false-positives, but false-negatives occur exceedingly rarely.... Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...erythematous pharyngitis. These symptoms lasted 10 days. On day 17 the concentration of p24 antigen was 250 ng per liter, the HIV Western blot assay had no positive band, and an enzyme immunoassay for antibodies to HIV was negative. The test for... Read more »