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HIV Antibody Tests Unreliable For Early Infections In Teens - 06/17/2009

HIV Antibody Tests Unreliable For Early Infections In Teens

Release Date: June 17, 2009

A previously healthy teenager shows up at the doctor’s office with a sore throat, fever, aches and general malaise. Routine blood tests are normal, an HIV test comes back negative, and the pediatrician sends the patient home with a diagnosis of acute viral infection.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/HIV-Antibody-Tests-Unreliable-For-Early-Infections-In-Teens.aspx

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