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What Does Non-reactive Results Mean In Hiv Screening

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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 and my hiv eclia test came back positive. I am so worried and I dont know why. so i did a wb, but still havent got the results yet.I had several...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Assuming the latex condoms were used properly and didn't fail (break), your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. Consequently your chances of being HIV infected are also negligible.I can only assume the testing at your first clinic has... Read more »

Reactive Elisa, Non-reactive Western Blot

Doctor,I have posted so many questions on this web site and no one has ever responded. Please help... Read more »

eia non reactive, then reactive, then the third time do not know.

Dr. Wohl, I know you are a very busy person, just please take ten to fifteen minutes of your time... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine HIV Screening in the Emergency Department Using the New U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines: Results From a High-Prevalence Area

CDC's latest guidelines for routine HIV testing, released in 2006, include recommendations that emergency departments (EDs) offer routine opt-out screening to their patients. The authors established a testing program implementing these... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

When and How to Screen for Cardiovascular Disease Risk in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Does Framingham Reliably Frame CVD Risk With HIV? Which Patients Need Deeper Probing? References and Notes Introduction Abstract HIV groups in the United States and Europe -- including pediatric... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

A new study finds that HIV-positive patients have a higher prevalence of colonic neoplasms and should be offered screening colonoscopy. "Although non-AIDS defining malignancies are rapidly increasing as HIV-infected subjects live longer, little is... 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
and... Read more »

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 »