Saliva Negative Western Blot
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Western Blot tests should only be run to confirm a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA (or EIA or rapid test). It should not be used as a diagnostic tests without a positive initial screening test, due to the possibility of false-positive or... Read more »
Pregnant / positive elisa but negative western blot (POSITIVE ELISA, NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT, PREGNANT, 2011)My OBGYN advised me that my hiv results came back as a "repeatedly reactive" elisa but... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk TestersMy name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs 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 2 rapid also but all... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi Jackie, I read your post before going to pick up my results and must tell you I was very scared, know I can move on since my results were negative past the window period and did a test that has a high false positive rating and came negative so I... Read more »
Posted by Seth28, 3 RepliesHi All,
It's been 8 weeks since I had condom protected anal sex with my HIV positive ex boyfriend. He did not cum inside the condom in me.
In November 2011 I got tested and I was non-reactive (negative) from the combo screen. I just got tested 2 weeks... Read more »
Posted by cf1, 1 ReplyHi all,
Just would like some 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
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