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HIV...Scared (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

Dr. Bob,My wife is preganant with our first child. She has had multiple preganancies before, even a few miscarriages. Her two initial HIV tests came out positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot. Her last test came out positive Western Blot. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...they will unequivocally show your wife is HIV negative. Be well.Dr. BobThank you from Malaysia (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS 2008)Sep 20, 2008 I really thankful to your answers. Although I have not posted any questions but your forum... Read more »

Thank you from Malaysia (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS 2008)

I really thankful to your answers. Although I have not posted any questions but your forum had been... Read more »

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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

...Thank you. Reference Facente S, Dowling T, Vittinghoff E, Sykes D, Colfax G. False positive rate of rapid oral fluid HIV tests increases as kits near expiration date. In: Program and abstracts of the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and... Read more »
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Likelihood of False Positive with ELISA?

Posted by jp976, 1 Reply
...nervous that I didn't have the guts to tell him to wear a condom. I just found out yesterday that I tested positive for HIV on the ELISA test. It was a blood test performed at my doctor's office. The doctor said there is a chance it is a false... Read more »

How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
...thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very promising.... Read more »

Do TWO false positive ELISA tests mean I'm okay?

Posted by bobarama, 1 Reply
I had unprotected insertive vaginal, with a lady a few times. I then had a flu like illness with a flat rash on my chest and stomach. A few weeks after that I tested and it was a positive ELISA with negative Western Blot. I went back to test... Read more »

Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test?

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...Is Oraquik as accurate as regular Elisa test? Read more »