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Tetanus Vaccine And False Positive Elisa

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...Hello,There are some brief reports of recent tetanus vaccines possibly causing indeterminate Western Blot tests. Personally I have never seen or even heard of a false-positive ELISA test Read more »

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Hi Dr. Frascino,I tested positive on an ELISA test three weeks ago about October 4th. It was a... Read more »

Elisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY)

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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

...cluster of false-positive results -- where the test was functioning as expected, and then all of a sudden we had a number of false positives. This particularly happened in late 2005, and we had the manufacturer come in, CDC [U.S. Centers for... Read more »
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Vaccinations and HIV

...Diphtheria is another bacterial disease. It can be passed from person to person and is common in homeless people. Diphtheria and tetanus vaccines are always combined. Tetanus and diphtheria vaccines are usually given to children as a series of... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...the Window Period guidelines after the last potential exposure, you are really HIV negative. An ELISA test may rarely be "false positive." False positive ELISA results can occur if someone is tested right after events that temporarily ... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...tested by a laboratory. Some special cases can give false or unclear results: Children born to HIV-positive mothers may have false positive antibody test results for several months because mothers pass many types of infection-fighting... Read more »
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Likelihood of False Positive with ELISA?

Posted by jp976, 1 Reply
...Now I'm just waiting for the results of the Western Blot test. I was just wondering if anyone could give me information about false positives such as the likelihood of having one and/or what could cause one. At this point I'd rather just know... Read more »

Do TWO false positive ELISA tests mean I'm okay?

Posted by bobarama, 1 Reply
...then had a flu like illness with a flat rash on my chest and stomach. A few weeks after that I tested and it was a positive ELISA with negative Western Blot. I went back to test again 7 months after the prior test which again had a positive... Read more »

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...6, 12 19.High levels of circulating immune complexes 6, 33 20.Hypergammaglobulinemia (high levels of antibodies) 40, 33 21.False positives on other tests, including RPR (rapid plasma reagent) test for syphilis 17, 48, 33, 10, 49 ... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...6, 12 19.High levels of circulating immune complexes 6, 33 20.Hypergammaglobulinemia (high levels of antibodies) 40, 33 21.False positives on other tests, including RPR (rapid plasma reagent) test for syphilis 17, 48, 33, 10, 49 ... Read more »