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False Negative Chlamydia Tests
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
HIV testing: This depends upon the test employed. They are generally both sensitive and specific but false positive results do occur. This question can be overcome with further testing, the most specific being PCR for HIV RNA. You should be seen by an expert in the management of HIV disease. ...Read more
Possible: The elisa test can be affected by different infections, causing a false-positive result. After any positive elisa, a follow-up test is performed by a 'western blot' which takes longer to perform, but gives a more sensitive answer. If you or someone you know had a positive HIV by elisa, they absolutely need the follow-up testing (including a full std/sti work up). ...Read more
Misinformed?: Who told you that your hep c test was false? If you have no viral load that means you cleared an infection. Are you sure you are getting the right advice? ...Read more
Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?
Uncommon: The current tests for chlamydia have an accuracy of over98%. ...Read more
Need details: A single nucleic acid test after the interval during which this becomes positive is proof enough that you are not infected. You're young. I trust you'll play safe from now on, and if you continue to have obsessive thoughts that you have become infected, sit down with your physician or someone who's trained in helping you get back into control of these unwanted and unhelpful thoughts. ...Read more
4 hsv-2 type-specific IgG tests.1 partner for all. 1st=negative. 2nd test @7mo.=positive 3.3igg. 3rd test @11mo=negative. 4th [email protected] = negative?
Lab Error: I would chalk this up to lab error, but in my patients we do not leave it there. There is a much better and more valid test to be done called a western blot test for herpes. This definitive test should have already been offered to you so that you can know for a fact whether you have herpes or not. ...Read more
After exposure, 3months HIV quali RNA test negative, not detected.4.5months HIV quick test and ELISA test negative.Are those tests all exclusive?
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