Feb 25, 2001
If you had a previous diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis and it attacks the t-cells would that mechanism have anything to do with a delay in the window period of antibody formation? I am currently negative at 5 months. This last month -testing to 6 months is destroying me-please help! thank you Dr. Judith
Response from Dr. Feinberg
I am not aware of any data that says that MS interferes with the development of a positive HIV test.
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