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Can dengue fever or tetanus shot cause HIV false positive?

Hello Dr. Frascino. About 1 month ago I returned from a trip to Nicaragua where I was stung in the foot by a stingray. As a result, I went to the hospital in Managua (the most reputable one according to my mother in-law) who lives there. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your chance of contracting HIV from a tetanus shot administered at the hospital in Managua is essentially nil. If you have had no HIV exposures, you cannot 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

False Information in HIV/AIDS Prevention Study Discovered Two Years Ago, Not Included in Final Study, HHS Says

...Despite recent reports that federally funded research on an HIV/AIDS prevention model may have included falsified information, HHS on Friday said that the data collectors involved were discovered Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

OraQuick Oral HIV Test Produces Higher Number of False Positives Than Expected, Study Finds

...author of the 2006 guidelines that called for HIV testing in EDs. Christopher Pilcher, associate professor of medicine in the HIV/AIDS division at the University of California-San Francisco , said, "If we're going to ... start widely testing... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City STI Clinics Stop Use of Oral Fluid With HIV Tests Because of Rate of False Positives

...people tested for HIV at public health clinics with other tests do not return for the results, according to CDC ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/1). Susan Blank, city commissioner for sexually transmitted infection prevention and control,... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...getting so I don't want to see people and I am a teacher and just don't know what to do. Could this be something other than HIV? Someone please respond. I am so scared. 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 negative.. They had me return for an additional Read more »

HIV infection and false reactive VDRL test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone! Is there a way to relate a false reactive VDRL test with the early stages of HIV infection??? Yesterday, I got my blood tests results, and... HIV came back Negative, but VDRL came back wrong, and they asked Read more »

hiv false positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My 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 »