A 40-year-old male asked:
Hiv rna pcr at 9 days not detected,32 & 85 hiv cmia method negitive,after 212 days hiv elisa negative &hepatic b&c negative.symptom enlarged lump node morethmor 200 days it is related to hiv/ any std? hiv index value rising from 0.05 to 0.35 why?
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Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No HIV, no worry: These test results prove you don't have HIV. With all lab tests giving result as an "index value", all results below the positive cut-off are 100% negative. The same specimen tested 10 times will give 10 different numbers, which do not indicate "a little bit" of antibody. Stop testing and stop over-interpreting your test results. And HIV would never cause just a single lymph node enlargement.
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