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What Do Non-reactive Results Mean On Hiv Testing

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We are Confused...Labs Results Non Reactive but they also mention they found "something" i might do a test later

My boyfriend got a hiv 1/2 test and the result is NON REACTIVE but they add a note saying they found "something" that not necessary it's related with hiv + and he might do a test later on ... My question is the Non Reactive in this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Non-reactive" does indeed mean HIV negative. I have absolutely no idea what the note stating them "found something" could possibly be referring to. You'll need to check with the lab or have your doctor check with the lab... Read more »

Reactive Syphilis Test, Non-Reactive HIV Test

Hi Rick, On July 13th, 2012, I completed a routine sexual health blood test. I am a huge weakling... Read more »

1 postive eclia, 1 weakly reactive eclia, and 3 non reactive elisa

dear doc, welcome back from your holidays. thank god you are fine. recently i had a routine check... Read more »
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Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went in for an HIV antibody test 90 days post-possible exposure and the result came back reactive on the Elisa and non-reactive on the western blot. Are the antibodies produced in response to HIV unique or are they generic to a host of other... Read more »

Non Reactive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I think it is a good sign to have a non reactive test rather than a indetermate test results.
The Chance of going from a Non Reactive to Postive at 3 months is none.

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Non reactive Vs. Indetermate

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is the big difference in the results ?
If you had a non reactive chances are it will stay that way ?
If you have indetermante chances are they could turn positive ?

This is always puzzeld me because some band show up on a indetermante test
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HIV infection and false reactive VDRL test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone! Is there a way to relate a false reactive VDRL test with the early stages of HIV infection??? Yesterday, I got my blood tests results, and... HIV came back Negative, but VDRL came back wrong, and they asked me to return today to repeat... Read more »