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... The antibody reactive, but western blot was negative. ... (5 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)
... ELISA- The elisa works on a basis of yes and no the (ELISA) test is a super sensative test that looks for antibodies of greater concentration in the body in some cases the event of a false positive can occur due to certain amounts of antibodies detected in the blood but even tho elisa is super sensetive it is not as specific and that's where the (WESTERN BLOT) comes in . The... (0 replies)
Western blot
Jul 24, 2001
... what is western blot ? ... (2 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)
... If I was you, I would take a simple rapid HIV test and see what that result you get from that. Of course if your doctor is going to run a full test screen then a pcr RNA test would also bs worth while. ... (14 replies)




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