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Repeatedly Reactive Hiv 1/2 Initial Indeterminate Hiv-1

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Reactive HIV test, but indeterminate Western Blot

Dr. Bob--I recently had an HIV test. The result was High, 10.47. Repeatedly Reactive. So, they did a Western Blot. This came back Indeterminate.gp160 Ab absentgp120 Ab absentp65 Ab absentp55 Ab absentp51 Ab absentgp41 Ab absentgp40 Ab ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's entirely possible your indeterminate HIV result (repeatedly reactive ELISA plus indeterminate Western Blot is considered an indeterminate HIV test result) is due Read more »
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...Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections... Read more »
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Posted by ovidiu9, 2 Replies
...finger when she menstruated. At 8 month after posibile exposure i have discover antiodies for HCV weakly reactive 1,63 riba 3 indeterminate with ns3 band and HCV RNA quantitative undetectable. At 8 month i check elisa 3 for hiv1/2 and was... Read more »

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...HIVAB HIV-1 EIA. Abbott Laboratories. 1997 Jan. ?The evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of PCR for the diagnosis of HIV infection in infants is particularly difficult because there is no reference or ?gold standard? test that... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what does Indeterminate and NON reactive mean when getting a reult from elisa test ? Read more »

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 Read more »