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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 Read more »

Rapid Test and HIV test results

If a known HIV positive individual whose viral load is "undetectable" is there a possibility that... Read more »

Rapid HIV Test. How accurate?

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for taking the time in reading this.It has been since 6/7/2010 I had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Costs and Effectiveness of Partner Counseling and Referral Services With Rapid Testing for HIV in Colorado and Louisiana, U.S.

... The researchers assessed the costs and effectiveness of partner counseling and referral services (PCRS) with rapid HIV testing in Colorado and Louisiana between April 2004 and January 2006. In Colorado, PCRS is provided to index patients and... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

... My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Rapid Testing for HIV Available; Results Take Only 20 Minutes

... The Spokane Regional Health District has begun offering the OraQuick Advanced rapid oral HIV test to anyone at risk for the virus through unsafe sex or intravenous drug use, according to Dr. Kim Thorburn, health officer Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Reno County Health Department Offers Free, Rapid Testing for HIV

... To promote HIV testing, the Reno County Health Department will conduct free rapid HIV screening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Results Read more »
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hiv rapid test 1/2

Posted by sillysausage, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, are these tests highly reliable after six months? I had a negative one today thank god, but the doc still sends all bloods off to lab to test as well. Have i anything to worry about? Read more »

How accurate is Oraquick Advice Rapid HIV Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From all the articles i read the specificity on the test is 100% which means if your negative then your really negative unless your in the window period. This was the fingerprick test I tested 43 Days after exposure - negative I tested 121 days... Read more »

What generaton is a rapid hiv test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know what generaton a rapid hiv test is? I think it is third but I am not positive. Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read more »