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... isolation of the microbe from fresh patient tissue. In the case of a microbe that infects immune cells, which is what HIV is said to be, that would mean isolating HIV from fresh blood. ... (0 replies)
Condom Broke
Jul 7, 2012
... In an adult, a positive HIV antibody test result means that the person is infected, a person with a negative or inconclusive result may be in the window for 4 to 6 weeks but occasionally up to 3 months after HIV exposure. ... (17 replies)
... CDCs testing guidleines on HIV are very clear and very specific. ... (16 replies)

... You took ELISA and WesternBlot multiple times over 11 months. WesternBlot is the "gold standard" in confirming HIV and you keep turning negative. At 6 months EVERYONE turns positive if they have HIV. PCR is a huge waste of money when you keep turning negative. ... (27 replies)
... From what I've read, most of time when a person has an inconclusive Western Blot and then they test again after a month or two, they are negative. ... (9 replies)
... you don't need any testing beyond three months. The difference in the advice that you have received is probably due to the fact that the HIV specialist's expertise is in treating and monitoring infected patients rather than testing. ... (10 replies)
... the tests are made to err on the side of caution. ... (1 replies)
... they design the tests to err on the side of caution as to why this happens. ... (1 replies)
... for about 3 months now about 4 weeks ago she undertook some standard STI checks. last week she recieved a letter from the clinic stating that one of her blood tests came back inconclusive. she attended back at the clinic earlier this week and apparantly it was the HIV blood test that was inconclusive. ... (1 replies)
Hiv-2
Nov 27, 2006
... I have a few questions. We are mainly tested for HIV-1 (in the states). My sister has engaged in many encounters with men from Africa (I know anyone could have the disease) but I was wodering if she tests for HIV-1 and and if she possible has HIV-2 (which is predominately in Africa and Asia) will there be "inconclusive" results? Or could she test negative with HIV-1 and... (1 replies)
Here it goes...
Dec 8, 2004
... I am just adding some info to HIV testing, from personal experience!! ... (3 replies)
... So I got the tests back n was told they are inconclusive and I have to retest and wait another week for the results.. ... (1 replies)
Freaking out.
Sep 27, 2011
... Got my results back, same as the tests two weeks ago. I tested positive twice on CMIA, the number this time was lower, 1.72. They ran a Western Blot for HIV 1 and HIV 2, both negative again, and the p24 was negative. My doctor said I should not worry and that I don't have HIV. ... (17 replies)
Understand Elisa
Jul 23, 2011
... Dr. said I should have an HIV test after all her other tests were inconclusive. ... (11 replies)
... did the right thing in ordering a viral load. She probably doesn't want to give you false hope, just in case the Western Blot is a false negative, and if you're HIV positive, it's better to start medication ASAP. ... (3 replies)
Is he infected
Aug 28, 2009
... it is not uncommon to have a inconclusive test.. ... (4 replies)
Freaking Out!!!!
Jul 7, 2008
... I was recently tested positive for herpes and along with that they are testing for HIV. My doctor told me that the first test came back inconclusive and they are doing further testing. In looking at my tests online I see it says western blot test now. ... (6 replies)
Confused
Feb 26, 2007
... the Dr. only decided to test him for HIV as a way to rule out since all of his other tests where coming back inconclusive. is there a possibility that he may have something else other than HIV? ... (6 replies)
Help anyone
Feb 22, 2007
... o and since then ive still been sick and ive been having blader infections constantly so i went to my gp and he took more bloods and a week later tells me it was inconclusive on the hiv one and i have to take it again im so scared but shouldnt the hospital test have showen some thing i dont know what to do. ... (1 replies)
Few questions
Aug 18, 2005
... the elisa was inconclusive but the western blot was unreactive .......... ... (5 replies)


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