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Should I postpone HIV test?

Jan 22, 2010

Dr. Bob,

I'm scheduled to get an hiv test in a couple of days, but am currently suffering from a sinus infection. Since sinus infections are often due to a virus, would this increase my chance of getting a false positive on an ELISA anitbody test? Many thanks!

Response from Dr. Frascino


Sinus infections will not affect HIV-antibody test results. No way. No how.

Good luck!

Dr. Bob

happy anniversary Dr. Bob
Really scared to death!

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