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First ELISA rective, CMIA and ELISA non-reactive

Dear Doctor,I have a quick question for you. My husband was recently summoned by a blood bank who were doing a routine screening test and found his ELISA results were reactive for HIV I & II. They did not run a repeat ELISA or western blot to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your husband is definitively and conclusively HIV negative! Please note the type of HIV testing performed at blood banks is done to protect the blood supply, not diagnose HIV disease. The blood bank tests are set to be very sensitive so as not to... Read more »

GOING PARANOID

Dear Dr.,I am Leo, a 26 year old male from the Philippines. Here's what happened:On April 4, 2008,... Read more »

NEED YOUR EXPERT OPINION. PARANOIA GROWS...:(

(this is my 4th or 5th post..hoping to gain your attention here...plus an update on the details of... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called ELISA or EIA) is one of the most reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...objects (or clothing) that came in contact with a lesion. Men with HIV often develop molluscum on their face. Shaving with a razor blade can spread it. How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? A health care provider can easily identify molluscum... Read more »
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15 weeks elisa

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
...i get a 15 weeks elisa test with negative results. Can i move on with mi life? Read more »

me realize otro elisa a los 4 meses y medio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...me realize otro elisa a los 4 meses y medio Read more »

INFECTED, with all due respect ....

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Folks (and Infected), there is just no way that INFECTED got HIV from a freshly shaven area or receiving oral sex. It has NEVER been documented, and it's not going to be a first on here. If he is infected, it must have been from another exposure... Read more »

Elisa and PCR test.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...is very encouraging and that the test can actually pick up antibodies within 3-5 weeks. Are they referring to the PCR test or Elisa test or both? (I just took the Elisa test. Negative after 5 weeks. Does it mean anything?) Read more »