Positive For Hepatitis Affecting HIV Test
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
Tufts University School of MedicineI do not know of any information of false positives with Orasure related to HCV. In matter of fact I would strongly doubt that since so many patients with HIV have HCV - the test accuracy would be terrible if that were the case.Anyone with a... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESGood news, having Hepatitis C does not affect the results of an HIV test. With a negative result at your 22 week test, you are HIV negative, as long as there were no other risks of transmission during this time. If there were then you need to be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor can easily screen you for hepatitis if indicated.2.No.You're welcome.Dr. Bob... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf you had lupus and never been diagnosed becasue it may not be that severe could it still cause you to seroconvert late? Is so how late and would a 3 month test give you a false negative, false positive, or intermediate? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyhttp://hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/ch2_1.html
For you all worried!
Follow this link and read whats affecting the HIV test-False positive and False negatives and window and so on. Link to HIV medical management 2000/2001.
Read more »
Posted by character28, 2 RepliesHi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.
Read more »
Guides for People With HIV