A 40-year-old female asked:
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have blood tested reactive to t. cruzi antibodies overall i tested negative to it. what could have caused a false positive to the antibodies?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many things: This can be related to other infections , calibration error in the equipment, or even a mix-up with blood samples. That's why you need a doctor to interpret the data for you. When it does not make sense, the doctor would order other tests or repeat the test to confirm. the diagnosis.
Answered on Feb 10, 2016

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