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diabetes - false positive elisa test??

First of all, thanks to all the experts on this website for their contribution!! I found a lot of my questions answered on this forum. Thanks :))One question remains unanswered, though. Here is my situation.For immigration purposes (i.e adjustment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...soon after the single reactive ELISA. Therefore I don't believe you have a chronic medical condition falsely influencing the HIV test results. A technical or clerical error is the most likely culprit, but at this point it really doesn't... Read more »

The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

I was reading your archives and came across a question about the correlation between false... Read more »

Reason for false positive anti hiv test

Hi DR.BOB I hope ypu are alright .You r doing a great job.This is first time i am writing you and i... Read more »
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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

...cluster of false-positive results -- where the test was functioning as expected, and then all of a sudden we had a number of false positives. This particularly happened in late 2005, and we had the manufacturer come in, CDC [U.S. Centers for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

...(NYC) from March 2005 through May 2008. STD clinics in NYC using the oral fluid rapid test reported two episodic increases in false positive test results over the past four years. Because of the second episode of increases in false-positives... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers: False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... What is the significance of the reported increases in false positives when using the oral fluid HIV test in New York City sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics? It is important to keep in mind Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MMWR Report Examines False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... " False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests --- New York City, 2005--2008 ," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report : MMWR examines recent increase in the number of Read more »
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I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 Reply
I tested positive for HIV on 12/10. My boyfriend just got his results back today 12/21. His results came back negative. We have been having unprotected sex for the last 4 years and have been together for 5. I have only been wih him during that... Read more »

Pregnant and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
... I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm. I was shocked by the result. Read more »

Am I being ridiculous? Hiv false positive scare

Posted by belk13, 7 Replies
...Hello.. i tested "false positive" at the local clinic with an ora-sure rapid hiv 1/2 kit.. they immediatley followed it up with a second test (elisa) that was Read more »

False Positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had it. After some very exspensive tests (and 17 day's), yesterday I learned I was HIV negative. I don't understand the rare false positive but I feel like I've won the lottery. I am telling everybody about my nightmare and pleading with them to... Read more »