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What Does It Means When Your Repeatedly Reactive On A Hiv Test

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HI DOCTOR BOB, THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME. MY QUESTION IS THE FOLLOWING WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU HAVE HAD A REPEATIVELY REACTIVE HIV TEST WITH AN REFERENCE INTERVAL OF 2.33 FOLLOWED BY A NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT. AND AN ELEVATED WHITE BLOOD COUNT. DOES...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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