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Pcr Hiv Test Negative After 30 Days Should I Worry

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

Differences/Accuracy of HIV testing

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thanks for taking the time to answer questions. I have 2 different questions for... Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »
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The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

...forwards in terms of the effort it takes to prevent the spread of HIV among MSM. I've heard that certain people are using PCR [polymerase chain reaction] testing before they date in New York. PCR testing is the same as the RNA testing I was... Read more »
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Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...How far out have fellow symptomatic sufferers tested out to ? (Clavical node pain/swelling here, post a flu (?) illness 4-9 days from possible exposure) Personally awaiting a 6 month 3 day Elisa . Last neg test a rapid blood at 23wk 3 day .... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...for my vision problems and was diagnosed with a vitreous detachment. It was at this time (about 8 weeks post) that I began HIV testing. Over the course of the past 10 months, I have been: ?Ora-quick Advance 1/2 rapid finger (blood) tested... Read more »

Difference in PCR Results?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, I tested today (PCR). EXACTLY 28 days (adjusted appropriately for the midnight time cross during the 'event') from my exposure. God forgive Read more »

test question please!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...rash, mouth ulcer, extreme fatigue, sore throat, would a proviral dna by pcr rule in ir out the cause of the illness, at 30 days taken reguardless if the fatigue is still persistent. The test was not-detected at 30 days and antibody negative at... Read more »