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RE:Will HINI Vaccination casued my HIV test result to be fault negative?

Hi Dr Bob!! i have been writing to you since 4 years ago and finally i have enough of the fear so i got myself tested. I told my case to my Hep B Doc and she is very nice to me.This is the 1st time you answered my question and i was so delighted!! I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dr. FrascinoHi,Flu vaccinations may cause false-positive HIV-antibody screening tests, but they cannot cause "false negative" test results.By the way, what is "varginal sex?" Sounds kinky.Be well. Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Worried that early test results are 'false negative'

Hello Dr. Bob,Thought for sure I was hiv infected from my first (and for sure last M2M oral... Read more »

false negative test result

hi DR BOB I wanted to ask if an anti anxiety medication ( CITALOPRAM-CIPRMIL ) causes false... Read more »
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Negative HIV Antibody Test Results Among People Treated During Acute/Early Infection

...It is a scenario that keeps the worried well worried: the possibility of a false negative HIV antibody test. Since HIV screening began, it has been acknowledged that false negative results do occur with ELISA assays, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

...first-generation and second-generation exposures there are "due to confidentiality," he said. Hirsh said he will wait for final test results from one of the first-generation performers before Vivid starts filming again. "We are just being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

...Although Farm Bureau sent a letter to the couple telling them their life insurance application had been denied because of blood test results, it failed to inform them that they had tested HIV-positive. Instead, Farm Bureau offered to send the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

... To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known Read more »
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I AM INFECTED BUT, WHY THE TESTS ARE NEGATIVE?

Posted by JER2, 7 Replies
...TODAY IN 312 AND CD4/CD8 IS 0.54. its obvious that i am infected, but now the tests: 4th month indeterminated elisa 7th month negative elisa 9th month POSITIVE quick test 10 month indeterminated WB (P31 banda) 11 month indetectable viral load ... Read more »

Has anyone tested negative after all this

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...legitimate risk such as unprotected vaginal or anal sex, had all the 'classic symptoms' including swollen lymph nodes and tested negative still beyond the window period? Read more »

Tested negative but still showing symptoms...

Posted by anonymoususer, 2 Replies
...since. I started to get a cough sometime in December 07. Finally in early March 08 I got tested, the 20-minute test, and it was negative. Later that month I took the blood test - again, negative. My doctor told me to not worry about it, that I... Read more »

Test results are negative!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hey is anyone else noticing a pattern on here???? ;-) A lot of us are negative, there is hope! Just thought I better mark my negative result for the record, I feel so blessed by God for seeing me through Read more »