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Touching Tears Negative Elisa At 3 Months

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Western Blot 'Indeterminate', ELISA 'Negative' (ELISA NEGATIVE, WESTERN BLOT INDETERMINATE)

Hi, I'm a male late 30s. I know you've touched on this issue before, but I was hoping to get more specifics on my somewhat unique quandry.My girlfiend insisted that I do a Western Blot _after_ my ELISA test. The ELISA for HIV 1/2 came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,How can I explain specifics on the results of a test that should never have been ordered? Your ELISA HIV-1/2 is negative, so you are HIV negative. Period. End of story."Uninterpretable results" are exactly that... Read more »

Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative is not false negative?

Is two months viral load equal to six months elisa? 99.8% negative which is not a false negative?... Read more »
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: An HIV Primer

Should a person who bites a cop and who has AIDS -- or who spits at a cop and who claims to have HIV -- face extra penalties because of his or her status? Two recent court decisions may relate to this issue. On Friday, the New York Court of... Read more »
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Tears of Mel Becker

Scores of my acquaintances have passed away. At about 100 deaths, I stopped counting. I think that was when I realized that I was using a "number" and that the only part of that word that was relevant was the first syllable "numb." Numbers don't... Read more »
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negative elisa at 8 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please Help I am still having symptoms 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,... Read more »

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 test after 4... Read more »

elisa negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, my question is the following:
I just got the result of my test wich was negative for hiv, hepatitis B and siphilis, last risk was on april 6, and the test was taken on june 7. This is exactly 2 months. How accurate is elisa test at 2 months?... Read more »

5 Months Negative Test

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I tested negative today on my 5-month test. (Exactly 149 days after exposure). I don't think I'm going to test any more.

The posts on this board have taken quite a negative turn lately. I, for one, miss the posts of those like Jedi Master, Mark... Read more »