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Touching Tears Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...find out that you are HIV-positive (infected with HIV), you and your healthcare providers can better plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect others, and what precautions you might take to prevent transmission to other people. Regardless of...
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Re: Is this ARS or something else...Please help...I want to donate

Dr. Bob, thank you so very much for your good luck karma!! It seems like your karma has really worked. I got a DNA PCR test at day 34 and I just got the result that its negative! Two negative PCR tests at day 17 and day 34. One ve antibody test at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that it's essentially negligible. The need for any HIV testing is questionable at best. Your undetectable 17-day HIV RNA PCR, negative 28-day ELISA and undetectable qualitative HIV DNA PCR at day 34 would certainly strongly suggest you are not... Read more »

RE:Is this ARS or something else...Please help...I want to donate (THANK YOU!)

As always, you were right Dr. Bob! I tested -ve at 100 days.Whooo Hooo and thank you!! Although, I still have a few symptoms that remain undiagnosed after 3 months and repeat visits to ENTs & several internists. I have sore throat that has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...good luck karma!! It seems like your karma has really worked. I got a DNA PCR test at day 34 and I just got the result that its negative! Two negative PCR tests at day 17 and day 34. One ve antibody test at day 28. 1) Should I whoo-hoo yet or... Read more »

What exactly is considered '3 months' and the world cup follow up

Hi,In regard to the questions below- is 3 months considered 12 weeks or 13 weeks? Does it make that much difference if your tested at 11 weeks?And finally, why do the UK guidelines say testing at 3 months is considered conclusive but CDC guidelines...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...between various sets of guidelines, it's difficult to explain. No one wants to miss a case of HIV by advising someone he is HIV negative when in reality he is still in his window period. The window period has tended to get somewhat shorter as... Read more »

Can PEP lead to a false negative on a PCR?

Dr Frascino,About three weeks ago I had unprotected anal sex with a man who turned out to be HIV positive. I was the top. I was exposed only to his precum, his saliva and anal mucus. I was not exposed to his semen nor to his blood. Within 24 hours...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels. This could lead to the wrong conclusion that the person on PEP is not HIV infected when in reality the result is a false-negative. The person could be HIV infected, but the antiretrovirals are suppressing the viral load to undetectable... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body... Read more »
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Positive ELISA and Negative Western Blot

Posted by cf1, 1 Reply
...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 weeks 4... Read more »

so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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My 3 Month Elisa = Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I feel very good today. The Elisa was at 93 1/2 days, so a little bit past three months. It was negative. I am going to try to put this behind me. I can't live my life worrying out there in the 0-3% land. I will probably get another Read more »

negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after a risk expose to HIV, does the elisa pick up subtypes to HIV and would this test be conclusive, I had a HIV 1/2 test at 5 months now again at 8 months I also had a RNA-PCR at 3 months, am I done testing, are my symptoms cauesed by... Read more »