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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two Read more »

Does H1N1 vaccine interfere with HIV tests?

Back in June I had unprotected sex. I also in Sept heavily made out with a girl after a night of drinking...I know based on reading the archives no risk from kissing. On 12 Oct, I took a Home Access Express HIV test that was negative. Being the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your forum is very informative. I have searched and searched everywhere for information about the flu shot reacting with the hiv test. I know its mentioned on your forum, but I couldn't find the answer to my question- I don't even know if there... Read more »

Indeterminate Test Results (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Within the last year I cannot think of any one thing that would make myself 2nd guess anything I've done in my life to even think I have HIV. I've had a swollen lymph node for 2 months now and finally got to a doctor to have it checked out. He had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...me. I am unsure what bands showed up on my WB test. What is the percentage of an inderminate WB test turning into a positive HIV test? I was told I could not get tested again for 3 months and I have asked my 2 recent sex partners to get tested.... Read more »

Results of PCR and HIV serology

Dr. Gallant Last week I took both a "Home Access-HIV Test" and PCR viral load test, 4 months after possibly beingexposed to the HIV virus, to see if I am HIV infected. The home test came up Negative. My Doctor told me that I had nodetectable viral...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...positive during the acute retroviral syndrome because the viral load at that stage is high. Had you been infected, either the serology or the viral load should have been positive. It sounds to me like you are not infected. Read more »
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Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests. Most HIV-positive people can live many... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...to possess both sensitivity (to detect infection) and specificity (to detect noninfection). In the United States, screening tests for HIV must be licensed by the FDA, regardless of whether they are used for screening blood, diagnosis, or... Read more »

SEROLOGY tests in US

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have questions about the serology tests performed in govt sponsored testing centers. 1. Is the process same in all states ? 2. What is the normal process. Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...determinable cases, and seroconversion was detected within 1-2 weeks after the onset of illness by 27 of 30 currently available tests for HIV antibody, in contrast to the 2-7 weeks or more needed by the old tests. HIV RNA appeared during the week... Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you detect HIV w/ a normal urinalysis just like what you take in school check ups? pls answer. Read more »