False Positive Hiv Test Pregnancy
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Stanford University, School of MedicinePregnancy leads to the formation of all sorts of antibodies, some in excess. Depending on the woman, some of these might cross react with HIV proteins in an HIV antibody test. No, an outbreak of shingles would not affect the HIV test.MH... Read more »
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Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing StaffSome saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... Read more »
Six Testing Sites Discontinue Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test as FDA, CDC Investigate False-Positive ResultsAt least six testing sites in San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles earlier this month discontinued use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, as CDC and FDA investigate reports of an abnormal number of... Read more »
San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional TestCDC this week will issue a public health advisory recommending that all HIV-positive results from OraSure Technologies ' oral, rapid HIV tests be followed up by the company's rapid "finger stick" test after reports of an "unusual" number of... Read more »
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Posted by rustychaucer5968, 3 RepliesHello everyone. I appreciate if anyone could answer my question regarding pregnancy and HIV False positive result.
My wife may be pregnant and she may be obtaing her routine blood test. I once read that if a pregnant woman was to take a HIV test, the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test again or is 3 months good... Read more »
Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by pregnant2009, 3 RepliesI 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. I didn't know whether the new born baby will be... Read more »
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