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... I happen to know that the blood tests for Lyme disease also use ELISA, PCR and Western Blot for confirmation. Lyme disease is far more common and easy to be infected with, which is where I would be looking for answers if I was in your shoes. ... (10 replies)
... te 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... A RNA PCR is not needed under these circumstances your doctor is likely just being very cautious. ... (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)
... 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 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)
... ated 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)
... positive on the antibody, they can send it out for Western Blot without you having to get redrawn.. just so you'll get your answers faster. ... (8 replies)
... I decided I needed a firmer answer and got a Western Blot as I read this was advised for people with a reactive ELISA. ... (8 replies)
... week was positive and wb blot was intermidiate. ... (9 replies)
... do you mind sharing the result of your first western blot test? ... (3 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)
... indicative of western blot test? ... (9 replies)
... a chance to catch up because the elisa can detect a bit sooner than the western blot . ... (4 replies)
Western blot
Jul 24, 2001
... what is western blot ? ... (2 replies)
... My family GP ordered the viral load and pcr test but was not able to have it completed, for some reason they only issue these tests if your WB comes back positive and mine was inconclusive. ... (9 replies)
... So, you need to see a HIV specialist, to get a confirmation on your status. I would ask for s pcr test, that looks for the virus and would be the perfect test for you. ... (9 replies)
... do disagree, an antibody test is the only test you needed and need now as that will give you a negative positive result. What they are testing you with now is a pcr test which will not give a positive or negative result and can result in another question mark over your status. ... (10 replies)

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