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... I've been married and with the same partner 6 years. I have been 100% monogamous. I donate blood and have a ny blood center donor card. My last donation was July 2012. We decided to start planning a family and I wasn't getting pregnant so I visited a fertility specialist. Before we could start treatment we both had to undergo thorough testing for multiple things - HIV... (1 replies)
... Do you know whether the ELISA was considered a "weak positive? ... (8 replies)
... question i tested negative 7,8. ... (9 replies)

... First, if your elisa was negative they should not have done a western blot. They should have stopped at the elisa and told you your result was negative. If the elisa was positive and you had one band show on the western blot chances are good that it is a false positive from cross reacting antibodies. ... (9 replies)
... indicative of western blot test? ... (9 replies)
... but my Western Blot test confirmed it was negative. I did a viral load today and won't have the results for another 7 days. ... (2 replies)
... test is used to either proove or disproove a reactive or positive elisa test . ... (0 replies)
... The patient is in the process of seroconversion, ie. is beginning to develop antibodies to HIV. The Elisa becomes reactive during seroconversion before the Western Blot shows full banding. ... (13 replies)
... WESTERN BLOT is the most effective test there is. more effective than the ELISA. you are negative. period. ... (13 replies)
... False positive results in ELISAs are sometimes found because of the antibodies nonspecific binding to the test plate. ... (13 replies)
... anyway, the western blot is done if an ELISA comes up positive to confirm that the antibodies are indeed HIV antibodies. if your western blot is negative, then you are fine. ... (13 replies)
... Hiya Kelly, well thank you for coming back with the good news. I fully agree, you have nothing else to worry about, so enjoy the weekend and take care. (33 replies)
... The consultant said...I'm lucky....I'm the only one..whose report turns back to negative from false positive... ... (33 replies)
... a simple bug could create it or its just the test. Personally i would have had another antibody test done at that time. The p24 is often a false reading. To be positive on a WB you would required and least 5 values to be positive, hence why you were not. Even a rapid test will be fine. ... (1 replies)
... I've seen a lot of negative articles regarding the DNA PCR exam and how it is not FDA approved as a diagnostic tool for HIV due to costs and too many false positives. ... (4 replies)
... I was tested for STDs and HIV as a routine check up. Everything came back negative except the HIV test which was indeterminate. Elisa was positive and Western blot indeterminate. ... (14 replies)
... Anyways, I was tested at 5 months with an ELISA and western blot back. ... (27 replies)
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... I'm going in for more testing today, so that might put an end to my fears. But are ELISA false positives common? ... (13 replies)
... Last exposure was sometime in Late January. For some reason my doctor only did the Western Blot. When I asked her why, she said she always does that or HIV. I have learned my lesson and will be much safer in the future. ... (11 replies)


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