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Rubbing Penis Negative Western Blot

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Reactive Elisa but indeterminate Western Blot

I am a 30 year old married heterosexual male. I am in a monogamous relationship and have had sex only with one woman (my wife). I have indulged in protected vaginal intercourse with my wife and it has been protected. We like taking precautions. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recent sex partners to get tested. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Indeterminate Western Blot tests account for 4% to 20% of Western Blot assays in various studies. The causes of indeterminate results include: 1. Serologic tests in the process... Read more »

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Hi Doc,Condom failure during a sexual encounter with Russian CSW in Thailand around 28 days back. I... Read more »

I used handsanitizer on my penis after sex

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...to have sex with you. Some people got HIV from their steady partners who were unfaithful "just once." Even people who got a negative test result might be infected. They might have been infected after they got tested, or they might have gotten... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...usually been done two or more times. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...blood, mouth swab, or urine. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
...others opinions on my current situation. 3 weeks 4 days---My Doctors---Blood taken from vein in arm---Reactive Elisa---Negative Western Blot 5 weeks 2 days---Home Test----Blood from poke in finger---Non Reactive Elisa 9 weeks 4 days---Home... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At detecting early infection? Read more »

elisa positive and western blot negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there still a need to go for further test if 2 elisa positive and then negative western blot test. I am not in the risk group. Only some 9 months back I did unprotective oral but safe penetrating with al low risk girl. I did Read more »