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Negative Hiv Test Result

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Can herbs cause a false negative hiv test result?

...If you are taking herbs, and then get tested for hiv, is it possible for the herbs to cause a false negative hiv test result?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Not to my knowledge. Read more »

PCP Diagnosis Despite Negative HIV Test Result

My boyfriend tested negative for HIV five weeks ago. Last week while away onbusiness he suddenly... Read more »

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

Hi Dr Bob,I just read yr Forum regrading to guy who has a HINI vaccination and suspected the result... 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

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 »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative High-Risk Adolescents: The REACH Study

...the only factor associated with a greater number of tests, indicating that the appearance of symptoms triggered the need for HIV tests. Yet, because the majority of HIV-positive participants in this study were asymptomatic, many did not pursue... 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 »
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neg. test=hiv neg.?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the most experts mean a 6-month-negative hiv-test is conclusive. but I have read some(rare) people take a longer time. you need such people? my question is: I have Read more »

conversion after 12 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can someone go from a negative hiv test result to a positive hiv test result after 12 weeks? and if so, when would that be - 13 weeks -14 weeks - 17 weeks? or a neg is a neg Read more »

Question 4 GmanBill

Posted by Anonymous
...I had unprotected sex with a man of unkown status, I am female. I had a negative HIV test result at 14 weeks. I am still very unsure and able to belive my test results because I have now found out that he was a former IV Read more »

Hiv test rules may change

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that they may change testing guidlines to only include rare cases of blood transmittions. That hiv rates are very low and that thet tesing company is being sued by several people in a class action suite for false claims. Read more »