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Anemia as cause of false HIV negative.

Hello Doctor. Hope you are doing well. My question is the following: Is it possible for an HIV-positive person with anemia to test negative in the elisa test? The rationale for the question is that if a person is HIV postive and has anemia, then she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is not how the body actually works. Anemia, or "low energy" from any source, will not affect the body's ability to make anti-HIV antibodies or affect HIV test results.Dr. Bob Read more »

medicine that shows false HIV negative

...is there any medicine that show false HIV negative during HIV test.please answer. Read more »

CAN HEPATITIS GIVE A FALSE HIV NEGATIVE

CAN HAVING HEPATITIS GIVE A FALSE NEGATIVE ON THE HIV TEST USING ELYSA. Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Confidential, Anonymous and Names-Based Reporting Testing Believing Your HIV Test Results Should I believe my repeated negative test results, even though I keep experiencing symptoms? Is there a difference between six months and 24... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing in Kenya Could Decrease Following Study About Rapid Tests, Health Minister Says

...coverage in Kenya over the weekend, found that using a single rapid test could lead to false positives. The study said that HIV-negative people could be told mistakenly that they are HIV-positive if testing centers do not adhere to national... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face and test. Read more »

HIV PCR By RNA test

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...What's the deal with that test, its supposed to give you a positive or negative after 28 days of any kind of sexual contact, reliable test? I know esmerelda is going to call me a retarded hypocondriac so Read more »

Any False Negative RNA PCR?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...missuse of this forum. But I really need to hear from anyone who tried to use the PCR to figure out their status and had false negative prior to tesing +. I concerned about the HIV RNA PCR ultrasensitive <50 quant. Read more »

Help please.. Possible 2 False negative ELISA

Posted by HoPeAndFaiTh, 1 Reply
...sorry because of my bad english. I had a ELISA 4 generation test + p24, after 9 weeks of possible infection (60 days). It was negative. I did the test after 4 weeks too. And negative. But I have all se sympthoms: Rash on the palms of my hands,... Read more »