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Can leukemia affect the results of HIV rapid test ?

is having leukimia may distruct the results of hiv rapid test.
Asked On : Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
HI
LEUKEMIA DOES NOT AFFECT HIV RESULT USUALLY BUT SOME TIME IN ADVANCED MALIGNANCY ELISA MAY BE POSITIVE AS FALSE BUT NOT WESTERN BLOT
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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No having leukaemia does not in any way disturb or affect the hiv rapid test.
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Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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