... test is used to either proove or disproove a reactive or positive elisa test . ... (0 replies)
... It turns out I may have been right. As it looks like only a Western Blot test was done. hence why we never got any results from a 1st test. Only the WB results. ... (13 replies)
... On here lab then the only test that shows to be done was a Western Blot test. ... (13 replies)
... 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)
... bination of proteins, their results are usually considered to be indeterminate. The exact algorithm for declaring a result indeterminate varies for each specific Western blot test. ... (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)
... already tested negative after 53 days with a 3rd generation ELISA...and have been told that my result should put my fears to rest...but my doctor told me that a Western Blot test would be conclusive after eight weeks, would it be useful or just a waste of time? ... (16 replies)
... hello sir,
i had a unprotected sex before 3 years
1) after the exposure i had tested after a 3 months & elisa test was negative.
2) but i was so conscious therefore i again did a elisa test 5 months after exposure & same result negative
3) to get a confirm negative i did a western blot test after a 8 months from exposure result was negative
4) & because of my... (8 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)
... My last exposure was sometime in late January. My doctor just did a Western Blot without an Elisa. ... (11 replies)
... A few hours ago I didn't know anything about ELISA tests or Western Blot tests and my results don't say anything about ELISA. ... (9 replies)
... I just wanted to share my experience with indeterminate western blot. I was getting into a new relationship and wanted my partner and I to both get full STD testing. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. I am still quite shaken up by my positive elisa results. With some anxiety relieved from a negative western blot. I hope the western blot is not going to change. Can it do that? ... (4 replies)
... in which the case a ELISA is positive but a WB reaction wasn't developed enough to be positive although it should have been at least indeterminate with one or two bands. ... (4 replies)
... I tested positive and then negative on elisa last week. My doctor had me retest a week later and the result was negative western blot. At that time my doctor also drew the RNA PCR viral load. The results may not be known until next week. ... (4 replies)
... Do you know whether the ELISA was considered a "weak positive? ... (8 replies)
... I don't think anyone will disagree with the doctor on this one. She's a specialist and that's her opinion that you don't have HIV, which makes the most sense especially considering you had an undetectable viral load, im guessing 9-10 weeks post exposure?
You are right for WB you need three distinct lines or bands to be confirmed HIV positive. The proteins that your body... (8 replies)
... I had a slight risk of hiv infection when i slept with a questionable guy. i got tested about a month and a half after and i had a reactive elisa test. so i got the western blot test done and it came back indeterminate with i believe one antibody on it. ... (8 replies)
... ral sex about 5 weeks ago. Unrelated to the oral sex I developed thrush, but because I'm only 25 and otherwise healthy my doctor wanted to run an HIV test. The Elisa came back positive and the western blot came back indeterminate. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, how are you doing, and how did your 2nd antibody test come out?
How long has it been since you might have been exposed?
I think if your Western Blot is negative and it's been long enough (at least 3 months), you are *probably* negative.
What does your doctor think? (1 replies)