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Reactive Rapid And Non Reactive Elisa

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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 »

Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Doctor,I have posted so many questions on this web site and no one has ever responded. Please help... Read more »

ELISA repeatedly reactive Western Blot non-reactive

I am a 61 year old woman. Recently during qualification for an allergy clinical trial, I tested... Read more »
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Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

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Over-the-Counter HIV Rapid Tests: Issue Summary

Below is contextual information regarding the design of proposed studies to support marketing approval of Over-the-Counter (OTC) home-use HIV test kits which includes an historical overview of rapid HIV test kit approval in the United States, and... Read more »
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Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered a new method of reactivating latent HIV, which could be one of the keys to finding an HIV cure, according to a study published in the journal Science . By increasing the random activity, or... Read more »
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Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went in for an HIV antibody test 90 days post-possible exposure and the result came back reactive on the Elisa and non-reactive on the western blot. Are the antibodies produced in response to HIV unique or are they generic to a host of other... Read more »

Non Reactive after 5 weeks and 5 days !

Posted by Athlete23
I got myself tested came back negative after 5.5 weeks after exposure, the test was an Elisa test, my doctor said that my insurance covers only the regular test or was unfamiliar with 4th gen test not sure, what should I do next? I don't want to... Read more »

Estuve con un portador - Elisa 3 meses: No reactiv

Posted by save, 5 Replies
Esta es la tercera vez que escribo, y si lo hago es porque gracias a Dios todo sali bien.

Para que se interioricen con mi historia:
http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=spanish&Number=245397&page=2&view=collaps... Read more »

Non reactive Vs. Indetermate

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the big difference in the results ?
If you had a non reactive chances are it will stay that way ?
If you have indetermante chances are they could turn positive ?

This is always puzzeld me because some band show up on a indetermante test
and... Read more »