Whats A False Negative Hiv Test Results Mean
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Yes, you are indeed conclusively HIV negative. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV testing is warranted. Your "slightly positive" (I don't really even know what that means!) results were false "slightly... Read more »
Whats the chances of positive western blot test results actually be a false positive??? (WESTERN BLOT TEST)i just recently got tested positive with western blot hiv! in all areas that the doctors test for i... Read more »
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Six Testing Sites Discontinue Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test as FDA, CDC Investigate False-Positive ResultsAt least six testing sites in San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles earlier this month discontinued use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, as CDC and FDA investigate reports of an abnormal number of... Read more »
Clinics Using OraQuick Oral HIV Test Reporting Rates of False-Positive Results Within Limits on Label, OraSure AnnouncesOraSure Technologies on Tuesday in a statement said most sites the company has contacted regarding issues with its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test have reported rates of false-positive results within the expected limits that are... Read more »
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center Discontinues Use of OraQuick Oral HIV Test After False-Positive ResultsThe Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center on Thursday announced it is discontinuing use of OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test after the center reported 13 false-positive test results in November, the Los Angeles... Read more »
San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional TestCDC this week will issue a public health advisory recommending that all HIV-positive results from OraSure Technologies ' oral, rapid HIV tests be followed up by the company's rapid "finger stick" test after reports of an "unusual" number of... Read more »
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Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 RepliesPERT assay for plasma RNA HIV-1
A new assay, called the product-enhanced reverse transcriptase (PERT) assay, provides a more accurate method of detecting plasma RNA HIV-1 compared with the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay. Dr. Jurg Boni and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI had an encounter with a woman who's HIV status I haven't been able to find out because a couple of months after our encounter she skipped town and her family say they don't have her phone number! I feel I was probably hustled, but that's another... 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 bobarama, 1 ReplyI had unprotected insertive vaginal, with a lady a few times. I 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... Read more »
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