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Can MS cause false positive ELISA HIV test?

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Check western blot or HIV pcr viral load for confirmation.
Answered on Feb 1, 2015

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watch dr wahl: Youtube for ted talk by dr wahl. It gives one an insight into diet and illness. I hope you do not have lyme nor ms.
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