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What Is The P42 Band On An Hiv Test

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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are most likely HIV negative. See below.Dr. BobHIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)Feb 21, 2009 Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it Read more »

Arguments on the Connect board - help us out! (COMMON TESTING MISTAKES, 2010)

Dr Bob, I'm sure you don't waste your extremely limited spare time by surveying the fluffernutters... Read more »

Negative HIV test but reactive? Negative Western Blot

My OBGYN doctor called this afternoon and told me that my HIV test came back negative but reactive?... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Private Sector Involvement in S. Africa's National HIV Testing Campaign

...Coalition on HIV/AIDS (SABCOHA) has "banded together to introduce new ways to finance and monitor the" country's voluntary HIV testing and counseling campaign , "which aims to test 15 million people over 12 months." SABCOHA launched an online... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virginia: Music 4 Life Will Include HIV Testing

... Virginia Beach residents can receive free, confidential rapid HIV tests on Wednesday, National HIV Testing Day, as well as a good dose of family-friendly entertainment this Friday. At the Verizon Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT... Read more »
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WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
...though all this testing is I have been very ill with crazy symptoms and every time I go to the doctor he or she will run another HIV test on me it is not my choice. He also said that I was very vitamin D deficience. So if I am infected with HIV... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...presenting in 1985-1986 were examined in 1987 by various then available methods: five screening tests, one Western blot, and one test for HIV antigen [2]; 56 samples from eight patients not receiving ART during their PHI in 1994-1997 were... Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...per liter, the HIV Western blot assay had no positive band, and an enzyme immunoassay for antibodies to HIV was negative. The test for HIV antibodies first became positive on day 31, when the HIV Western blot assay revealed only weak bands for... Read more »

What do "bands" mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have a question for people who have experience with reading test results ...... when you take an hiv test - are the results read as a yes or no (cut and dry) or do the test results have to be determined by the human eye to see if Read more »