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Mixed Test Results Hiv Positive And Negative

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PLEASE HELP. Tested Positive. My email from cafe in Cameroon (Please Help )

Dear Dr, I am from Cameroon my friend living 3 hours from city. He tested positive and is very scared. Problem in the village that the testing lab is a tent lab and many people volunteer in lab to help. We have heard that many of times that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Jide,1. HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered conclusive or definitive.2. If blood samples get mixed or there are other technical or clerical errors, it's possible to have a false-positive or false-negative... Read more »

HIV positive or not?! Scared Mom of 4 kids. Help me.

Dear Dr. Robert, About three weeks ago I had a standard set of blood tests ran and... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...individuals seroconvert by 12 weeks. However, in rare cases, antibodies may not be detected for months. Key Point Antibody test results that are initially negative should be followed up with HIV antibody testing at 3 months to... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change quickly, especially if you get sick... Read more »
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London's Times Examines Test Aimed at Detecting Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...vaccine trial. The test uses blood from HIV-negative people who have been injected with a vaccine candidate. Researchers then mix the blood samples with a live virus in a laboratory setting to determine whether the immune system response... Read more »
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Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...participants had been tested three or more times 70% of African-American participants, 46.5% of white participants, and 62.9% of other/mixed ethnicity participants had been tested fewer than three times 30% of African-American participants,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...This was my first post last week: I was told I was hiv positive then later (4 months) I found out they mixed up the test results and it had shown negative. Can I sue or something? does this happen often? Well my lawyer finally reported back... Read more »

tested positive 2 days ago

Posted by mixed_emotions, 4 Replies
...responsible and use condoms. Neither myself or my partner have had "extramarital" affairs in the past 2 1/2 years, and I tested negative 2 y ago, and he tested negative 6 m ago. I always tried to live responsibly and by the books, and yet.... I... Read more »

HIV and tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...months. Two tests were at a county clinic, one with a private agency (800#). Do you think it's possible that the tests were mixed up in the lab or anything other mishaps? Second question, i had a physical the other day with a full blood work... Read more »

Mixed results..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I was told I was hiv positive then later (4 months) I found out they mixed up the test results. Can I sue or something? does this happen often? Read more »