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Western Blot Negative Low Grade Fever

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Antigene p24 Low-grade fever, swollen glands HIV+??

I had a contact at risk 1 1/2 month ago.already 10 days after my submandibolar glands were swollen and still are at present time. In addition i keep having a low-grade feveer between 37 and 37.02 (celsius) and one slightly swollen lymphnode on the...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Cristiana, probably the best test to diagnose acute HIV infection is a plasma HIV RNA level. I would suggest talking with your health care provider about running this assay.... Read more »

Pregnancy with indeterminate western blot test (PREGNANCY WITH INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Thank you so much for your information and support. I just found out today that my second test... Read more »

inconclusive western blot (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Elisa was positive, so western blot was done and came back inconclusive, then the same results in a... Read more »
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elisa positive and western blot negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there still a need to go for further test if 2 elisa positive and then negative western blot test. I am not in the risk group. Only some 9 months back I did unprotective oral but safe penetrating with al low risk girl.
I did 2 rapid also but all... Read more »

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 »

Indeterminate Western Blot test

Posted by Candi, 1 Reply
Hello,
To get with my question I will start as I went in for what I thought was a routine check up after sepearting from my husband approximently six months ago, I got an HIV test done by ELISA and it was positive, then my doctor did not know about... Read more »

WESTERN BLOT NEGATIVE

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Jackie, I read your post before going to pick up my results and must tell you I was very scared, know I can move on since my results were negative past the window period and did a test that has a high false positive rating and came negative so I... Read more »