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does corticosteroid cream (betamethasone dipropionate) affect result?
Dec 14, 2005

hello doctor, i have used betamethasone dipropionate cream for 2 months before i took my elisa test, does this affect test or could cause false negative?

the result was both non reactive for HIv-1 and Hiv 2.

I use that cream everytime my sebo flares up, since year 2000 till now.

thank very much

Response from Dr. Wohl

This will not obscure an HIV test result.

DW



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