Non reactive HIV but High index ????
Today I get re testing for HIV also the result was 0.839 ( non reactive ) by ELISA but it still make me very worry notes : this result done after 94 days of possible exposure .... My question is Why this result as well as previous one read High ????????????????/ Since the Early result was 0.34 , 0,45 and so one Please if you now One Explanation please let me know because in fact i do not sleep well and I'm very worry Since I got an employment Offer in other country and i want to get some assurance from you in order to proceed .
waiting your feed back soon
Thanks & Regards
Hi there and thank you for using the AIDS Vancouver Online Helpline as a source for HIV/AIDS related information.
Unfortunately here in Vancouver, we do not receive index values when we receive our HIV test results. I have asked a STI clinic nurse and she has informed me that even registered nurses cannot offer explanations or interpret the meaning behind index value numbers. She further assured me that the index value number is not important, what is important is the interpretation of that number, which it appears, it negative.
So, the ELISA Testing results at 94 days post-exposure are definitive and conclusive, meaning you have not been infected with HIV.
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