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Would A Western Blot Show Hiv If Infected Over 10 Years Ago

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Pregnant, + ELISA, indeterminate western blot (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I saw some threads about this subject - my OB informed me of a positive ELISA test and indeterminate western blot for HIV in my pregnancy bloodwork. He has now drawn more blood to send off for a PCR test. From research I've done, it is really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,While not "common," I certainly would not consider indeterminate HIV-antibody testing during pregnancy to be "really rare" either! Check out the archives of this forum. There you will find a chapter devoted to... Read more »

inconclusive western blot (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Elisa was positive, so western blot was done and came back inconclusive, then the same results in a... Read more »

Pregnancy with indeterminate western blot test (PREGNANCY WITH INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT)

Thank you so much for your information and support. I just found out today that my second test... Read more »
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Indeterminate Western Blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a routine HIV test done two weeks ago. The result was indeterminate. I am not a "high risk" individual. My last sexual contact was vaginal sex, unprotected, about 90 days ago with a good friend who claims to be clean. I have only been with two... 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 »

Indeterminate western blot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question - I recently had an indeterminate western blot result. I was told to come back in 6 weeks and test again. What does this mean? Am I infected. I have had heterosexual unprotected sex with couple of times the past year with people I've... Read more »

Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »