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Why Would Someone Have An Indeterminate Hiv Test And Then It Be Negative

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Indeterminate Anti-Hiv test and Negative PCR test

Dear Dr. Wohl, I live in Thailand. I had sex with a prostitute twice on Jan 20th. I used condom but I was not sure whether it was broken or not. She had oral sex (no condom and I touched it) for me when I was cum. She had orthodontics with her...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Sounds like you are HIV negative. That first antibody test was likely false and I would trust the repeat antibody tests and the PCR. DW... Read more »

Positive Elisa Indeterminate WB Negative Determine HIV Test

Dear Dr. Bob,I recently applied for an insurance policy that required me to undergo an HIV test.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Chinese Man's Illegal Blood Sales Have Caused 28 New HIV Cases; Clinic Director Says He Originally Tested Negative

Local officials in Dehui, China, investigating the case of an an HIV-positive man who made illegal blood sales at the city's Central Blood Bank between January 2003 and June 2004 announced on Wednesday that the man -- identified as Song -- sold his... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known risk factors... Read more »
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Need Help: WB indeterminate, Oraquick Negative

Posted by mbz
Recently my girlfriend had an HIV test done as a full body check up. When the labs came back they said the something was picked up in the 1st test so a 2nd test (western Blot) showed a p24 band only. Giving her indeterminate results. Her and I have... Read more »

Indeterminate Western Blot test

Posted by Candi, 1 Reply
Hello,
To get with my question I will start as I went in for what I thought was a routine check up after sepearting from my husband approximently six months ago, I got an HIV test done by ELISA and it was positive, then my doctor did not know about... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Story from a Former Sex Worker

Posted by formerroxanne, 1 Reply
I worked as Sex Worker on a casual basis from 2007 to early 2012 and have vowed to discontinue all sex work. (Yes, this is a I have left prostitution as well as a I was HIV Indeterminate piece.)

This piece, as well as touching on the waiting time... Read more »

Indeterminate

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when testing , do the tests go from negative to positive or is there a middle ground if you just so happen to test at that point ? if you were going to test positive ? Read more »