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Vaginal Secretions Negative Elisa At 16 Weeks

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV). Interpretation of Test Results A positive (reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does NOT mean: You have AIDS. You will necessarily get AIDS. You are immune to AIDS,...
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Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant

I am a 37 year old female,Im 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. My both the pregnancy was through IVF. I been married for 12 years. At a routine Pre-natal visit during my first trimester in JULY 09 blood test my HIV came negative . Again I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A positive ELISA HIV-antibody test followed by a negative confirmatory Western Blot test is considered a negative HIV-screening test. You've now had essentially two negative HIV-screening Read more »

Guess what? 12 week neg. ELISA is false!! Please read.

Dear Dr Bob,I have written to you in this forum recently to discuss a sketchy situation I got myself into (breakdown: Hungarian hooker gave me handjob with her vaginal secretion used as lube; no condom). I mentioned that I was particulary concerned...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...does not alter the time it takes for anti-HIV antibodies to develop.Fact: Your HIV risk was essentially nonexistent. Your seven-week and 11-week ELISA tests are negative. Your three-month test will be negative as well.T, I'm "staying cool," but... Read more »

can I wooohooooooooooo!

Dear Doci had a twelve week negative test 4th generation elisa after sex with a thai sex worker. protected sex, unprotected oral, digital anal and vaginal with old cut on finger and also i stimulated her vagina with my foot upon which I had an open...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your "one night in Bangkok," banging cock and playing footsie, resulted in no harm. I would consider your 12 week negative ELISA tests to be definitive and conclusive. Congrats! And WOO-HOO! And Happy Thankschristkwanzaakah!Dr. Bob Read more »

WINDOW PERIOD ON THIRD ELISA

Hi Doctor, My last possible exposure was involved with cunnilingus as foreplay and I was extra careful not to being exposed to vaginal secretion and before the oral contact, genital area were washed by soap. Vaginal intercourse were done by using...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you want close to 100% accuracy on the HIV antibody test, wait until six months have elapsed since your last exposure. I tell my clients that anywhere between 3-6 months is highly accurate, especially among a low risk population (like yourself).... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected sexual... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
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HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i dont really know how i got it, im a construction worker and i maybe got pinched by a needle in the middle finger. i tested negative at 4 month before tht to but i dont think i took part in any risky behaviour Read more »

so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

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

Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative Read more »

Negative ELISA at 14 Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I tested negative on ELISA at 14 weeks post exposure (I should know, I counted the days). I wasn't sure if it was 3 calendar months or 12 weeks, so I took the conservative Read more »