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Oct 12, 2013

Hi dr I have done eclia hiv test ag/ab. It was negative. I am taking daily 75 mg of levotyroxin (euthyrox) for my thyroid. I am taking it since one year back and in the time of test. Does this medicine affect any part of ag/ab test or immune response to hiv virus? My last risk was 5 years before test. Thank you.

Response from Dr. Wohl

No. No routinely used medication can interfere with HIV testing. You had both an antibody and antigen test. Nothing can make your body not produce antibodies AND somehow hide the virus present.


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