Rapid Hiv Test False Positive
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is remote at best. Your negative Uni-Gold finger-prick rapid tests at 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 12 and 24 months are definitive, conclusive and highly excessive.Your recent positive OraSure Oral HIV-1/2 must be a false-positive... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,WOO-HOO! Thanks for writing back and sharing your good news. I agree the counseling would be a good idea. Irrational fear is extremely uncomfortable and debilitating! Be well. Stay well.Dr. BobFalse Positive? Uni-gold rapid testOct 7, 2008 Dr... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You did not have a "false negative" test but rather a "false positive" test! Your first test showing a "faint line" should not have been read as positive. Your negative HIV status was confirmed and reconfirmed by... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition.Your positive eight-week test was undoubtedly a "false positive," as evidenced by your multiple subsequent negative tests. You've had 10 negative rapid tests... Read more »
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Posted by endlsskys, 1 ReplyThe health care officials said they have never seen a rapid test they have done come back with a false positive 100% are always positive. So if my test is positive with a very light line then chances are I am positive right? THey told me that they... Read more »
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, 2 Repliesdoes 2 positive elisas and negaive western blot and then negative rapid test indicated I am negative?
I heard in many countries like UK there is no western blot test also. So how can I console myself that I am not HIV negative, I just had one oral... Read more »
Posted by belk13, 7 RepliesHello.. i tested "false positive" at the local clinic with an ora-sure rapid hiv 1/2 kit.. they immediatley followed it up with a second test (elisa) that was negative.. They had me return for an additional elisa 6 months past last "exposure" also... Read more »
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