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Western Blot Hiv

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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 Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At... Read more »

Dr Robert is an Hiv WesternBlot (ELISA versus WESTERN BLOT tests for diagnostic screening)

Dr Robert is an Hiv Western Blot alot better then reg HIv 1/2 Elisa. Yeah I had My Dr run them both... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-1 Seronegativity in a Child With Proved Perinatal HIV Infection on HAART

...included a review of clinic and laboratory records and confirmation of results of HIV-1 enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), western blot and HIV-1 DNA PCR from reference laboratory. The investigators found that the child had "high plasma... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Porn Actor's HIV Test Results Officially Reported to County

...diagnosis of HIV infection was made Oct. 12. On Tuesday, AIM attorney Karen Tynan said staff were awaiting the results of a Western Blot test from an outside laboratory. By law, health care providers must report confirmed HIV tests to LACPHD... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...have heard there are many different types of HIV tests. How do I know which one I should take? The combination of an Elisa/Western Blot HIV Antibody Test is the traditional testing method for HIV infection. This combination test is looking for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...become more widely available to other test sites. The detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful... Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
...What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

whats the window period for testing I was raped

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...another man it happen 20 months ago I have tested with elisa and rnma and western blot and hiv dna also was neg . thanks god bless Read more »

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 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 Read more »