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hiv testing how accurate are they
Sep 22, 2000

my wife got tested at a plasma place just for the usually things i guess and one her hiv test first it came up on positive i think then they did some more testing and then it came up negative. My question is how accurate are these test and why did the find something. She is going to doctor to check for sure.

Response from Dr. Dieterich

It is a good idea for her to see a doctor. There are occasional false positive antibody tests, but the viral ,the PCR is the ultimate answer. Good luck! DTD



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