High Liver Enzymes Cause False Positive Hiv Test
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Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough elevated liver enzymes can transiently be present during acute HIV infection, this does not occur in all people. It also does not persist in HIV infection, unless something else is going on. Most centers will test for HIV and hepatitis... Read more »
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Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.
Again, I'm not certain... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI've been reading what people like Not Scared and others have written about the 3d generation Elisa test that tests for both HIV-1 and HIV-2. I got one of those blood tests yesterday and it is being sent to the Nichols Institute in California. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy girlfriend tested positive on elisa at two labs.But both the labs separately send it for western blot to the same lab,
The two western blot reports came back negative,
Do we need to worry. I also on receiving the elisa report of my girlfriend ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdoes 2 positive elisas and negaive western blot and then negative rapid test indicated I am negative?
I heard in many countries like UK there is no western blot test also. So how can I console myself that I am not HIV negative, I just had one oral... Read more »
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