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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 "negative" western blot. I am currently 10 weeks pregnant. I tested twice (5/2010 & 10/2010) for hiv while pregnant with my 8 month old...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.A repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA and negative confirmatory Western Blot (WB) is considered a negative HIV test result, because the WB test is the more specific testing assay. Pregnancy can induce the production of nonspecific antibodies,... Read more »

Positive ELISA, Negative Western Blot, Negative NAT

I recently donated blood and received a letter from the agency detailing the aforementioned... Read more »

Pregnancy with indeterminate western blot test (PREGNANCY WITH INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Thank you so much for your information and support. I just found out today that my second test... Read more »
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Reactive Ag/Ab Combo Sreen - Negative Western Blot

Posted by Seth28, 3 Replies
Hi 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 »

Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
Hi 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
9... Read more »

Indeterminate western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question - I recently had an indeterminate western blot result. I was told to come back in 6 weeks and test again. What does this mean? Am I infected. I have had heterosexual unprotected sex with couple of times the past year with people I've... 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 2 rapid also but all... Read more »