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Western Blot Hiv 1 Or 2

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Positve HIV.Negative Western Blot. HIV RNA undetectabe

Hi! Please help!I'm 13 weeks pregnant and my HIV Test came back positive and western blot negative. Later I got a HIV RNA test and it came back "Undetectable" what does that mean? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It means you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. Your initial HIV screening test was a "false positive" most likely related to nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies induced by your pregnancy. Your follow-up more specific... Read more »

Western Blot for hiv 1

What bands show up on hiv 1 western blot if infected with Group O hiv 1? Will they show up as... Read more »

Western Blot and HIV-2

Dear Doctor:Do most State hospital labs do HIV 1 as well as HIV 2 testing? I know that there arte... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Prueba del VIH

¿Por qué debería hacerse la prueba del VIH? ¿Qué es la prueba de anticuerpos contra el VIH? Elisa Ensayo Western Blot (WB) Ensayo de inmunofluorescencia indirecta (IFA) Período ventana ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Increase in Overseas Acquired HIV Infections Among Heterosexual People in Western Australia

A recent increase in the number of heterosexually acquired HIV infections among non-Aboriginal persons has been noted in Western Australia (WA) but not in other jurisdictions of the country, the authors wrote. In this study, they set out to describe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Blot" On U.S. HIV/AIDS Leadership Removed

A "blot" on U.S. HIV/AIDS leadership "ended last month when President [Barack] Obama lifted the prohibition "that kept HIV-positive foreigners from visiting the U.S. or seeking residency, according to a Washington Post editorial . "The process for... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told by my doctor that my screen test for HIV came back positive but the Western Blot Test was indeterminate. Does anyone know what my chances are of having this "False Positive" turn out to be nothing? I have already had blood... Read more »

Indeterminate Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a routine HIV test done two weeks ago. The result was indeterminate. I am not a "high risk" individual. My last sexual contact was vaginal sex, unprotected, about 90 days ago with a good friend who claims to be clean. I have only been with two... Read more »

western blot question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
how long does it take for the western blot to turn positive ? Read more »

Indeterminate western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question - I recently had an indeterminate western blot result. I was told to come back in 6 weeks and test again. What does this mean? Am I infected. I have had heterosexual unprotected sex with couple of times the past year with people I've... Read more »