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What does non-reactive mean in an HIV test?

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Posted on Tue, 17 May 2016
Question: Sir, I have done vdrl and HIV test and both the result are showing non reactive, now I want to know what does that non reactive means?
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Answered by Dr. Nishad BN (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Non reactive means Negative.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query. A non reactive test means you are negative for it. Here it means you are negative for HIV and VDRL ( Syphilis ).

Let me know if anything not clear.
I am happy to help you.
Thanks.

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What does non-reactive mean in an HIV test?

Brief Answer: Non reactive means Negative. Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for asking HCM I have gone through your query. A non reactive test means you are negative for it. Here it means you are negative for HIV and VDRL ( Syphilis ). Let me know if anything not clear. I am happy to help you. Thanks.