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Tests Used When People Test Negative To Elisa And Are Hiv Positive

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3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Read more »

could a person who is HIV positive be negative by elisa test if his viral load is < 50 copies /ml

Hello I am from Peru, and I work in a clinical laboratory I have a question about a pacient, if he... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...for Specific Populations Pregnant Women Newborns and Children Immigrants Military Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...immune system to fight a specific germ. Other types of HIV test look for signs that the virus itself is in the blood. When people already know they are infected with HIV they might get other "HIV" tests. These measure how quickly the virus is... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99 percent. The myth: "Viral load tests don't really tell anything about a person's health." The reality: Viral load measures the amount of HIV in a person's blood. Many studies have shown... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...of disease, or only mild-to-moderate symptoms. But without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down the immune system in most people to the point that they have low numbers of CD4 cells and develop more serious OIs. The Centers for Disease... Read more »
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so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is this statement correct? Read more »

Syntoms without Elisa test positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been reading some texts and i have read lots of times that there are people with HIV, that remain soronegative for long periods without Elisa tests get positive. I dont understand well, but is there any Read more »

3.5 elisa, PCR hiv1, Scared pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello Friends, I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 mths elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 pcr both tests done by A.I.M. health labs. I had the symptoms of sweats, weight loss, Read more »

Elisa and PCR test.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...pick up antibodies within 3-5 weeks. Are they referring to the PCR test or Elisa test or both? (I just took the Elisa test. Negative after 5 weeks. Does it mean anything?) Read more »