Hiv Test And Autoimmune Disorder

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hiv testing and autoimmune disorders

Hi Ryan, thank you for the great site. I was wondering if an HIV antibody testing can be effected by diseses such as Crohn's and other immune disorders. Thank You.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It's possible that a person with autoimmune disease would have an indeterminate result (result cannot be interpreted as being positive or negative). Autoimmune disease should not Read more »

autoimmune disease and HIV test

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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

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...questionable reliability are marketed illegally over the Internet and in newspaper and magazine advertisements. Rapid Test Rapid tests for HIV are assays that detect antibodies to HIV within minutes. Many of these tests use easily collected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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