Do you know what the ELISA showed?
Have you just recently had a high risk exposure?
Any current symptoms?
Actually it isn't all that complicated...
IN the vast majority of people with a positive ELISA and an indeterminate WB, when we do follow up testing , they turn out to be negative. In a small number who are positive, it is from a recent exposure/ infection and they are in the process of developing all the WB bands to become fully positive. In the rest, it is just a non-specific cross reaction.
From your WB, this is indeed indeterminate- the gp160 is a precursor to the envelope protein, but it sounds like you did not have any antibodies to the GAG or polymerase gene products. Your result is truly indeterminate- and could be from either of the 2 possibilities I described above.
Based on your low risk exposure, the most likely will be it will turn out to be a false positive ELISA. I certainly would agree with repeating the test again, or even better doing a HIV RNA PCR, which will be even more sensitive. Understandably you are quite anxious, and possibly depressed.
I can try to explain that the vast majority of people with these results ( and I do see this not uncommonly) turn out to be negative, but until you get the follow up testing, there is no way to totally calm you down or reassure you.
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This may help you as well.
From the CDC reference I linked, near the bottom it gives some data on the very small number of indeterminate WBs that subsequently seroconverted. It is a small number- most are really negative, only a small number are in the process of seroconverting.
As far as help until you get your follow up testing- all I can do is give you the data, that most likely you will be negative ( but we won't know until we do the follow up test).
Aside from that, you may want to ask your doctor for something for anxiety or depression.
It is hard to know what your sweats were in Jan.
It could have been a plain old respiratory virus.. It is impossible to know now.
Usually the WB seroconverts within 1 month. By 3 months almost all will be positive, and so a negative is very reliable.
As I explained above, an indeterminate is mostly likely a nonspecific cross reacting antibody!
If you had a recent exposure that could explain the small number that are in the process of seroconverting.
OK... Now you are pushing it....
I have already answered this several times- It may take up to 1-3 months to develop the WB bands- That is "recent".
If you have additional new questions you will need to post a separate question. I think I have pretty completely answered this current question....