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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

Dr Conway: I have Uveitis and use Prednisolone eye drops for last 5 years on and off. I have done 7... Read more »

Window Period and Auto-Immune Disorders

Dr. Bob, My question is in regards to HIV test results and Auto-Immune disorders. I realize that... Read more »
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...your risk and research symptoms on the internet. HIV Testing Will my fever affect my HIV test results? Could my autoimmune disease cause a false positive HIV test result? Why can't a rapid HIV test be read past the 20-minute mark?... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...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

HIV Testing

...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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...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
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HAVE AUTO IMMUNE DISEASE?????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read the post "window 1991", if a auto immune disease exists, than the Elisa test could not work at 3 months, is it correct???? Read more »

I am a grandmother

Posted by Anonymous
I am a 50+ grandmother of 5 mother of 5 sons straight never used drugs manogomous over 25 years no transfusions. What happened? As it turned out in 1989 after my husband had one strange ailment after another he was tested for HIV. He died of AIDs... Read more »

AutoImmune disorders???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the tests from finding antibodies? EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... etc..... since these are considered autoimmune disease would they delay the tests from finding antibodies? Tested negative at 204 days so that's a week shy... Read more »

Greg/jackie/g-man regulars advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've posted quite a few times on this board since I put myself in this position. After my unprotected hetero encounter me being the male. I came down in very ars like symptoms flu, yeast infection,diaharrea,hives,insomnia, gingivitis, maculapapular... Read more »