... Its dosnt really matter. The point your missing is this. You have tested negative already, you did not need to test again, your result is pre-determined already and it was a waste of time testing again. (17 replies)
... Is she on medication for HIV, how long has she had HIV and has this been confirmed via a western blot test and by a HIV specialist? ... (20 replies)
... ELISA 4th generation last one was 24 weeks after exposure I also did a western blot HIV test at 22 weeks, all negative. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... I had some labs done the results came back with a positive ELISA test, but a negative Western Blot. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. I hope the western blot cannot become positive. And the PCR RNA viral load tests can take a few weeks. I have not had any exposure in 8 months. Thank you. ... (4 replies)
... WB alone can be often indeterminate in HIV negative patients that's why both tests need to be positive in order to have a positive HIV diagnosis. ... (4 replies)
... Western blot is the gold standard. A negative WB after 8 months means that you don't have HIV. The RNA PCR will be negative. ... (4 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)
... I will have to take the test again in 6 weeks. My doctor told me not to worry because my PCR was negative and it is the most sensitive test and detect early infection than other tests... I just don't know what to do anymore... ... (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)
... On here lab then the only test that shows to be done was a Western Blot test. ... (13 replies)
... Recently my girlfriend had an HIV test done as a full body check up. When the labs came back they said the confirmation test, western Blot showed a p24 band only. Giving her indeterminate results. ... (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)
... 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)
... My husband and I have been married for 9 months I have three kids from a relationship before we met ages 9,6,2 he had a daughter age 11 but we have none together we tried got pregnant in August/2012 miscarriage September/2012 so we took physical before ttc again both our std test are negative he took a HIV test in sept after miscarrage he was negative and I took one in nov... (14 replies)
... with a sex worker in Mumbai did not ejacuate uptil 5.5 months i had almost 7 Antibody Tests and 1 PCR Proviral DNA Qualitative Test after 20 days of Exposure all negative after 6 months my doctor advised Western Blot to achieve Gold Standard after which I will not have to worry for rest of my life for that exposure. ... (1 replies)
... I had protected sex with CSW on 2/30/12.
To make sure that I'm in clear of HIV I went to get test.(in USA and Thailand)
6/17 positve finger ***** rapid test
Positive finger ***** oraquick
6/23. Positive finger ***** clearview
Negative finger ***** Unigold
6/23. Negative hiv1/2 Abbott (rdna) eia test
7/10. Negative cmia (this test in... (0 replies)
... s unequivocally positive, if none of the bands are present it is unequivocally negative. Sometimes a few bands are present and the result is neither positive nor negative but, like yours, intermediate. It happens from time to time and can be down to other proteins, totally unrelated to HIV, being present. ... (4 replies)