Chicago, IL
A 33-year-old male asked:

Confused? i had a positive pcr rna hiv test after 32 days of exposure viral load 1.06 *10^8 iu/ml .but hiv combo and elisa still negative.. last elisa i did 120 days after exposure i made 4 combo tests in different labs after 6& 12 &16 neg?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
The RNA test almost certainly is falsely positive; you do not have HIV. But you should discuss it with the doctor or clinic where these tests were ordered. If you have been testing on your own through a laboratory, without a doctor or clinic's advice, stop further testing and see a doctor in person. Good luck.
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