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Author Topic: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?  (Read 3511 times)

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Offline bryan21

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HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« on: August 09, 2010, 02:48:06 AM »
Okay first I know i have HIV. I also don't know if this is under the right topic seeing how almost every topic i post someone must tell me i have it under the wrong subject.
I was wondering about the results of my HIV test i have been wondering about?
and have asked questions about it but everyone said they have to see it so here is what the test
word for word lol...

HIV-1/2 Group O Antibody by EIA results : repeatedly Reactive

performing location:nashville

reference results:non-reacitive

comments:

HIV-1 western blot results:reactive: positive for HIV-1 antibody
gp 160:present
gp 120:present
p 66:present
p 51/55:present
gp 41:present
p 31:present
p 24:present
p 17:present

performing location:nashville

reference result:non-reactive



well thats it as it is word 4 word i was just wanting to know any info you can give me about this?
i dont even know what to ask or if u will be able to even tell me anything

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2010, 04:20:00 AM »
Okay first I know i have HIV. I also don't know if this is under the right topic seeing how almost every topic i post someone must tell me i have it under the wrong subject.
I was wondering about the results of my HIV test i have been wondering about?
and have asked questions about it but everyone said they have to see it so here is what the test
word for word lol...

HIV-1/2 Group O Antibody by EIA results : repeatedly Reactive

performing location:nashville

reference results:non-reacitive

comments:

HIV-1 western blot results:reactive: positive for HIV-1 antibody
gp 160:present
gp 120:present
p 66:present
p 51/55:present
gp 41:present
p 31:present
p 24:present
p 17:present

performing location:nashville

reference result:non-reactive



well thats it as it is word 4 word i was just wanting to know any info you can give me about this?
i dont even know what to ask or if u will be able to even tell me anything


These are the results one would expect to see in an HIV positive person.

MtD

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2010, 07:45:40 AM »
The Western Blot test is what they use to confirm a positive result on a standard antibody test. A certain number of bands must be present in order for the positive to be confirmed. You've got all bands present, so you're well and truly hiv positive. That's all the test tells you.
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Offline bryan21

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2010, 05:37:06 PM »
okay what do the reactive and non-reactive parts mean? is it bad that i have all the bands?
i guess i have to spell everything out one here or ask a VERY specific question to get the answer i want..
and not just a very general answer to which i knew the answer..

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010, 06:07:01 PM »
okay what do the reactive and non-reactive parts mean? is it bad that i have all the bands?
i guess i have to spell everything out one here or ask a VERY specific question to get the answer i want..
and not just a very general answer to which i knew the answer..

The "reference results: non-reactive" is tech speak. That refers to the control sample they compared the sample taken from you against. Compared to the control sample your sample is reactive, ie you're HIV positive.

MtD

Offline bryan21

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2010, 03:33:47 AM »
gotcha!
well thank you very much! ;D

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2010, 08:04:40 AM »
is it bad that i have all the bands?

It's bad in the sense that you're hiv positive, but it's not bad in the sense that you have an extra strong strain or anything like that. It just means you have hiv.
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline bryan21

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2010, 01:14:35 PM »
okay thats what i was kinda thinking..and im new and i dont know anything about this kinda of stuff yet!??
lol do having that many bands mean that my body is producing alot of antibodies against the HIV like its fighting it good or what ?
well thnks for the answers!
 :D
« Last Edit: August 10, 2010, 01:16:06 PM by bryan21 »

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2010, 01:52:20 PM »
I also had all the bands on my WB result. I was told at the time that it could mean one or both of two things. One, that my body mounted a very robust reaction to the hiv in my body, and/or two, that it simply meant that I'd been poz for several years.

In fact, I had hiv for just under four years when I tested. I know this because I know with certainty when I seroconverted. Neither my doctor or I connected the dots to hiv seroconversion at the time because I allegedly wasn't in any of the risk groups. Turns out I was - I was in the only true sexual risk group; that group of people who have unprotected intercourse with someone of unknown or positive hiv status. Silly me. But anyway, going by the severity of my seroconversion illness, it's probably safe to say that my body launched a very robust response indeed. And thirteen years later my numbers do not show a need for hiv meds. Go figure. :)
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline bryan21

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Re: HIV test result meaning for patient 7614?
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2010, 08:57:35 PM »
okay thats kinda what i though.
i know when i got it..well i know who i got it from
i could of had it for over a year so far..or going on a year.

 


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