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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 »

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

Some Ob-Gyns Unaware of State Requirements for Recommending HIV Tests, Survey Says

... Although almost all ob-gyns recommend HIV testing to all their pregnant patients, some are unclear about state requirements for recommending tests, according to a survey published Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

...Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill ( HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill, sponsored by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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 Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
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Searching for an OB/GYN in NY, pregnant and HV+I

Posted by Shada
URGENT!I'm PREGNANT and very new in new york and i'm seraching for a very good OB/GYN in NY. I'm searching for someone competent and who will not judje me just because i'm HIV+; Thank you for HELP; Read more »

Still in shock & worried about specialist meeting

Posted by madisongurl, 4 Replies
...disease which I would have contacted back in September that would also elevate cd8 cells could this possibly give false positive hiv test? Read more »

I want to share...

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
I went to my ob/gyn after I miscarried just to make sure everything was ok, and to get anotehr form of birth control (lol). Anyways, I asked her if it could be possible to miscarry from stress, and she said absolutely. She asked me what I was so... Read more »

Really need some help, please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...days after encounter that persisted for 2-3 days. Didn't get tested. (STUPID) Now expecting first child -- state requires HIV test of all pregnant women. WIfe had blood drawn 23 days ago. Two questions: 1. would ELISA and Western Blot be... Read more »