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Pregnant And Cross Reactive Hiv Antibodies

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both western blot and initial antibody test detected/ reactive!

hi dr frascino, im not going to get a woohoo am i. im nearing my eleventh week of pregnancy and the results i have recieved on my hiv test are as follows:the first test (Assumingly a elisa however it does not say) notify that hiv 1/2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test results. The DNA PCR test assays for a piece of the virus's genetic material and is not dependent on anti-HIV antibodies. I would say your odds of having two false-positive HIV-antibody tests are quite good.Good luck. Write back... Read more »

pregnant for the 3rd time

my question is that i have had two abortions and this is my third which i'm planning to keep.... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine ... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...recommended for establishing the diagnosis of infection in infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers. ( AI ) Clinicians should use an HIV antibody test with confirmation by Western blot or indirect immunofluorescence assay to establish diagnosis... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...anxiety of one test at eight weeks, another at three months and a third at six months? What if having hepatitis C delayed HIV antibodies from presenting past the window period? Would I need to keep testing after 12 months? Is it possible... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
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Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

waht does this mean ???

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...positive WB bands represent the various proteins to HIV, or a collection of false-positive bands reacting to several different non-HIV antibodies?" Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...over 20,000 porn stars who test monthly in ten years. Proof that 'AIDS' is not an std. Factors Known to Cause False Positive HIV Antibody Test Results 1.Anti-carbohydrate antibodies 52,19,13 2.Naturally-occurring antibodies 5,19 3.Passive... Read more »