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Is it possible to get the wrong results when testing HIV?

The major concern with HIV testing that is inaccurate is when people test too early.  In order for an HIV test to be accurate, there have to be enough antibodies present for (MORE)
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What is non reactive in HIV test result?

A non-reactive test result means that HIV antibodies were not detected in the specimen and the test result is interpreted as negative for HIV antibodies. However, those with (MORE)
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Why does no blood come when you have a blood test?

there are many reasons for this. it can be the tech missed the vain do to the vain moving or rolling away for the needle. a valve in the vain closing perventing blood flow; y (MORE)

What Color tube is used for HIV test?

An HIV test is done in either an SST or red-top tube. It is NOT done in a royal blue tube. An HIV test submitted in a royal blue tube will be rejected.
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Do life insurance companies test for HIV?

  Yes, life insurance companies do test for HIV. However, some life insurers may provide coverage for people with HIV.   Depending on the insurer and amount of coverage (MORE)

Does complete blood count test detect HIV infection?

A complete blood count or (CBC) does not "detect" HIV. What is does is take a count of the red, and white blood cells as well as the T cells which are the cells that help our (MORE)

Can blood transfusions cause HIV?

Blood transfusions can't cause HIV, but if a  carrier of HIV would donate blood, then whoever gets that blood can  catch HIV from the donated blood.  It happened a few time (MORE)