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What do you suggest if my ELISA HIV test came up negative after 1month exposure. Is this accurate?

HIV testing. No. It is not accurate in any way. It is completely invalid as a test this close to the exposure and an inappropriate test to order for a one time exposure that close to the incident. The only accurate test one month after exposure to HIV is the HIV RNA Test. Read more...

Tested false positive ELISA HIV test last month. Negative ifa and western blot and naat. 2 negative oraquick all 1 1/2 year post exposure. Hiv?

Negative. If nat was negative at 6 months after exposure you not likely to have hiv. Given all the negative test results, you should not worry about the one apparently false positive. Read more...

18 months post exposure. False positive ELISA HIV test. Negative confirmatories and naat. Do I have cancer? Or autoimmune disease? I rarely get sick.

Not enough info... You described an event and lab work. You did not mention what your problems are. Need this first! but the tests you did get would not rule in or rule out autoimmune disease or cancer! but in the absence of illness or problems, i doubt you have either! Read more...

Wht cause a false pos ELISA HIV test with neg naat and western blot? 2 neg oral fluid rapid results. After 1 year exposur. Ihave autoimmune hypotyroid

No answer. Please. How many times are you going to ask the same question. There is no right answer here. Your body has something triggering the simple HIV antibody test to be positive. It is not HIV causing this symptom. In the future you should avoid these tests and get the better test. You have been given this answer numerous times. It is time to move on. Read more...

What can cause false positive ELISA HIV test? 2 confirmatories neg and viral load neg. No bands detected.

Many things. An elisa test for HIV is very sensitive which basically means it is a good test for ruling out HIV and is only reliable when negative. A positive elisa test does not mean someone has HIV and is frequently called a "false positive" there are many causes of a false positive which include liver disease, blood tranfusions, infections, autoimmune disease and dumb luck! Read more...

False positive ELISA HIV test after 2 years expsure. Autoimmune disease? Will I ever know why? Does this mean something's wrong?

No answer. False positive can be from many reasons including mistaken labeling. If it was a false-positive, there is nothing for you to worry about. It is the false-negative that should worry you. Read more...

2009- ELISA HIV test- positive, western blot- neg. 2010-oraquick negative. 2014- elisa-indeterminate wb- neg. Low risk for hiv. Could I have lupus?

Not a test for lupus. The HIV test is not a test for lupus. What's clear is that you don't have hiv. You'll never know why your elisa was positive and then indeterminate, and it's not worth investigating. False positive elisas are not uncommon; that's why they have to be confirmed with western blot. Read more...

False positive ELISA HIV test. Neg western blot, neg ifa &naat. I've had 2 neg oraquick home test. Could I be an elite controller? Or already have aids?

No. Western blot is fairly definitive. You have 2 negative home tests and you are quite stressed about your testing: her's an idea: use condoms: protect yourself (and others) at all times. Read more...