Malaria and HIV False Positive
Jan 8, 2006
I have read that preexisting conditions can cause HIV false positive results. I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1991 and I have malaria as well. I have never been sick and continue to work 3 jobs. Is it psosible that I have been misdiagnosed?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what tests were performed then that were positive and whether any such tests (particularly a HIV western blot) have been repeated, and whether your CD4 count and viral load have been monitored actively since.
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