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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
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

RE: Looking for final reassurance (tested negative for HIV) & (Also tested negative for HCV)

Hello Dr. Bob,I have been woo-hooing very well from around the time I read your response, but I'm... Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

...co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who have been tested as a result of being exposed have tested negative," said Steven Hirsch of Vivid, one of several adult-film... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

...patient's gender, sex partners' gender, and test results -- were identified through the clinic database. For each person who tested positive, the team reviewed pro forma medical records for sex partners' gender, condom use, sexual contact with a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

...Health earlier this month announced new rules that will "severely punish those responsible" for collecting and distributing untested blood that leads to people becoming infected with bloodborne diseases such as HIV through subsequent... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...participants from 15 primary healthcare facilities nationwide. In order to be eligible for the study, participants had to have been tested for HIV at least once before the study began. Also, HIV-positive adolescents (N=246) had to have contracted... Read more »
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For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tells me that it is 99% accurate. This is who they are, in the big posh spot in London / http://www.freedomhealth.co.uk/HIV_Testing.htm . A lot of their patients are HIV positive. He also said that although I may have had a throat thrush... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Health hotline at 800-272-2437. The original rules were adopted by the state Board of Health in 1989. More than 15,000 cases of HIV & AIDS have been reported in Washington since the epidemic began in 1982. "Today the rate of new cases of... Read more »

Hiv test rules may change

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that they may change testing guidlines to only include rare cases of blood transmittions. That hiv rates are very low and that thet tesing company is being Read more »

neg. test=hiv neg.?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...6-month-negative hiv-test is conclusive. but I have read some(rare) people take a longer time. you need such people? my question is: I have tested neg. after 6 months and 1 year, but have a lot of symptoms every day. Its the hell. In the light of... Read more »