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dengue fever/HIV

Nov 7, 2011

I am concerned for my son who recently recovered from a case of dengue fever and has now tested positive for HIV, despite living a healthy, drug free, heterosexual lifestyle. Can dengue fever cause a false positive for HIV?

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

Thanks for writing in. It is possible that the Dengue fever could have cause a false-positive on a rapid test. I would follow up with a Western Blot to be certain.

In health, Richard

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