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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.


medicine that shows false HIV negative

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