Late Stage HIV Testing False Negative
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Stanford University, School of Medicine1). Unlikely. Not that I am aware of, particularly on 2 separate days.2). Maybe and possibly. But did you test him, or is this by verbal report? Female to male transmission is less likely, but it may be warranted to do a VL or DNA PCR test in this... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:To answer your questions:1. Your HIV test is conclusive. Any HIV test done outside of the three month window is conclusive. You do not need to test for this incident anymore. 2. While a VDRL test can provide a false-negative if done during... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Worried Aficionado,No, the vast majority of patients with full-blown AIDS would test antibody positive. Very rarely, AIDS patients may "serorevert" (go from being HIV antibody positive to HIV antibody negative) in late-stage disease.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiWith having unprotected sex you did the right thing with starting the testing process. The testing guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days and as long as there have been no other exposures during... Read more »
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Posted by Jim25, 1 ReplyHi all.
In September 2011 i had a high risk exposure with vaginal sex for about 3 minutes will on holidays. 2 weeks later i got severe headaches, sore on my anus for 2 days, loss of appetite and 1 white spot on my inner lip.
I took a rapid test after... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIs this statement correct? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi 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 me to return today to repeat... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI had an encounter with a woman who's HIV status I haven't been able to find out because a couple of months after our encounter she skipped town and her family say they don't have her phone number! I feel I was probably hustled, but that's another... Read more »
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