Would thrush give HIV test false positives?
Feb 17, 2000
I had gone to the doctor because I had thrush. She said I have HIV and ran a HIV test while I was sick with thrush.
The results came back positive. The doctor retested two days
later and they were still positive. But yet I still had thrush. Could this thrush make the test positive and yet I'm not?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Extremely unlikely that thrush would cause a false positive test.
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