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What Causes An Inconclusive Hiv Test

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3 HIV Elisa test + 1 inconclusive WB 1 negative WB(same clinic) 4 rapid test - (2 different clinics)

Dr BobThis all started back in july of 08 when i got my first + elisa and a inconclusive on the WB, I was retested a week later at the same place elisa + WB NEG. Had a uni-gold test done that day as well was neg. March of this yesr had another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You and your wife are definitively HIV negative. Your positive ELISA tests are false positives as demonstrated by your subsequent negative HIV tests, including a Western Blot. There are a number of potential causes for false-positive ELISA tests.... Read more »

Immunizations, Viruses, & Inconclusive Test Results

I just went to get an HIV test and during the pretest counseling I was asked if I'd recently... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Investigation Into Claims That Polio Vaccine Contaminated With HIV Inconclusive, Nigerian Panel Says

A Nigerian panel on Tuesday said that its investigation into claims that a polio vaccine had been contaminated with HIV is inconclusive, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/24). In October 2003, the World Health Organization launched a project to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Test Clears Porn Actor

An adult-film performer whose positive HIV test caused a weeklong shutdown of porn productions in the Los Angeles area has been retested with negative results, according to the Free Speech Coalition. "After discussion with our medical expert, he has... Read more »
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INCONCLUSIVE TEST RESULTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
QUESTION?? I HAD UNPROTECTED SEX ON JAN 1,2005 ABOUT 8 DAYS LATER I DEVELOPED A RASH OVER MY BODY. I WENT TO TEST AT THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUT I JUST COULDN'T WAIT 2WEEKS FOR RESULTS SO I WENT TO MY DOCTOR AND TESTED. WELL THE HEALTH... Read more »

Inconclusive

Posted by confusedgirl76, 1 Reply
I was recently tested for HIV. I get tested every few years bc of some stupid behavior years ago. It's always been negative. Now the test has come back inconclusive. I'm a basketcase!!!! I was told there is ONE antibody that caused it to be... Read more »

Inconclusive Elisa, WB Positive. Subsequent tests negative

Posted by blueangel1980, 3 Replies
If anyone can help me out, I'd greatly appreciate it. I went in for a routine STI test. HIV came back inconclusive for elisa and positive for western blot. Should a repeat Elisa have been done? Because I've taken several rapid tests, including a... Read more »

PCR test inconclusive!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

i am back....this time with not a good news. My PCR is at 132 copies. Going to get retested on monday.however my elisa was negative on 8/3/2006...bringing me to 220 days negative. What are my odds of becoming a late seroconverter.As i... Read more »